Bear Valley Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

campsite with picnic table, fire pit in woods

Bear Valley Campground is a remote, small campground with 10 campsites suitable for tents or RV's.  It is popular with OHV enthusiasts wanting to use the nearby Bear Valley OHV area. The campground is located six miles east of Little Truckee Summit on the Cottonwood Creek Road.  Elevation: 6700 feet. Non-potable water, treat before drinking.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are available.  First-come, first-served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Free
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Sierraville
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Sierraville Ranger District, 317 South Lincoln Street, PO Box 95, Sierraville, CA  96126   (530) 994-3401

General Information

Directions:

From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles south on Hwy 89 to Little Truckee Summit. Drive 6 miles east of Little Truckee Summit on Cottonwood Creek Road.

From Truckee: Drive 17 miles north on Hwy 89 to Little Truckee Summit. Drive 6 miles east of Little Truckee Summit on Cottonwood Creek Road.
 


General Notes:

Trailer space available

Elevation: 6700


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Activities


Bicycling

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

RV Camping


OHV Riding & Camping

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Amenities

Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Toilets Vault
Drinking water
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.557381

  Longitude : 
-120.235736

  Elevation : 
6700

 



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