Boca Rest Campground


Area Status: Open

5/3/24: Camp open, but only non-potable water available and trash service.

The campground offers single-family sites, with a few located right along the waterfront. Most sites are fairly exposed with little to no shade, but are well-spaced, providing for plenty of separation between sites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/3/24: Camp open, but only non-potable water available and trash service.
Reservations: Sites are available to reserve at www.recreation.gov six months in advance. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site, Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $20 per site
Open Season: May 24 - October 14
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: You may stay up to 14 nights during a visit at this campground. 
Closest Towns: Truckee, CA
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Interstate 80, take the Hirschdale exit. Drive north on Hirschdale road about 3 miles to the campground. 


General Notes:

Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, swimming, fishing, OHV access, and abundant hiking opportunities. 


Parking:

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 29 single site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=74129&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

OHV Trail Riding

Scenic Driving

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized

Swimming

Waterskiing

Windsurfing

Amenities

Interpretive Site: Near Historic Boca Townsite Accessible Interpretive Trail
Camping trailer: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Fee charged for some activities: Camping
Toilets: Vault
Parking: Yes
Accessible: Vault toilets. Several campsites native surface, level terrain.
Drinking water: Potable

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.419157

  Longitude : 
-120.087118

  Elevation : 
5700