Skillman Campground is open to all users including equestrian, mountain bikers and OHV. It is located along Hwy 20. Some camp sites have corrals, hitching posts, and horse troughs. Immediately adjacent to the campground is the Pioneer Trail used by hikers, mountain bikers and equestrians. The Burlington OHV trail system is close by. Skillman Campground is available for both RV and tent camping (however, there are NO RV hookups or amenities, size restrictions on RV may apply).
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Normally facility operates Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Operation may change depending on weather conditions. Contact Tahoe National Forest for current information at (530)265-4531.|
|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 at www.recreation.gov|
|Fees:||$18 Night for single unit
$36 Night for double unit
$300 for entire campground
|Open Season:||May 22 - October 15|
|Closest Towns:||Nevada City|
|Water:||No Potable Water|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
From Nevada City: Drive 14 miles east on Hwy 20 toward Truckee. Turn right into Skillman and make a left at the first road to reach the campground.
From I-80: Take Hwy 20 exit and drive 12 miles west toward Nevada City. Turn left into Skillman, make a left at the first road to reach the campground.
Easy highway access
Close to Nevada City
Pioneer Trail access
Burlington Motorcycle Trail System nearby
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
The Burlington Ridge Trail System can be accessed directly from the campground with no need to trailer to a trailhead. Four shared corrals are available, and some sites have hitching posts. Please remember to rake and bag your manure daily.