Logger Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Logger Campground sits on Stampede Reservoir on the Tahoe National Forest, 30 minutes from Truckee, Calif. This large campground offers over 240 single, double and triple-family sites. Sites are in a sage and pine forest on small hills above Stampede Reservoir. All sites are within walking distance to the reservoir. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, along with accessible vault toilets and drinking water.  Firewood available at campground at the host site.  Roads within campground are paved.   Boat ramp adjacent to campground. Boat trailer parking available. Dump station adjacent to campground.

Most single family sites and group campgrounds can be reserved at www.recreation.govor (877) 444-6777.

Boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities on the reservoir. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout and kokanee salmon. The Little Truckee River is nearby and offers some of Northern California's best fly-fishing. Special restrictions apply.

Many miles of hiking/biking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the surrounding area. Very popular Commemorative Overland Emigrant bike riding/hiking trail can be accessed by riding from campground.This trail stretches over 15 miles to the west, ending near Donner Picnic area where you can take a short walk on the interpretative trail learning about the trials of the early pioneers. This trail can be very busy on weekends.

OHV Trail Access: Non-street legal OHVs must be trailered from the campground to the OHV trails.

No camping or campfires allowed outside of developed campgrounds.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The Bureau of Reclamation is raising the crest of Stampede Dam 11.5 feet to address dam safety concerns. There's currently a detour route, County Road 886 to 261, to the campground and boat ramp. The Dog Valley Road- Dam/Dike Road and Dam Access Road is currently closed to the public. No access is provided via County Road 270.  Emigrant Group Campground will be closed from April 2017 through October 2017. Please see the Stampede Road Closure Map. ALERT ! Black bears have been frequenting the area. For your safety, keep a clean campsite, store food in a secure container, and dispose of trash properly.
Reservations: 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 www.recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $23/Night for single site,  $49/Night for Double site $75.00/Night for Triple site
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: OHV Trail Access: Non-street legal OHVs must be trailered from the campground to the OHV trails. No camping or campfires allowed outside of developed campgrounds.
Closest Towns: Truckee, CA
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Opening May 25, 2018

General Information

Accessibility:

Vault toilets and several campsites


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Activities


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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 252 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
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms and several campsites.

Fishing

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Amenities

Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Potable
Toilets Vault
Parking Yes
Boat ramp Adjacent to campground - Check current conditions due to low water levels
Fee charged for some activities Camping
Tent camping Yes
Accessible Restrooms and several campsites
Camping trailer Yes


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