Lindsey Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Primitive campground, with 12 campsites, vault toilets, and no trash service Located near Lindsey Lake, 12 miles north of Highway 20. Great hiking, fishing and swimming.  Low clearance vehicles are not advised.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the season. PG&E website - www.pge.com/recreation
Reservations: No
Fees $15 per site
Open Season: - October 15
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Closest Towns: Nevada City
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: PG&E

General Information

Directions:

From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 east toward Truckee for approximately 20 miles.  Turn left on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18).  Continue on that road for 6 miles and turn right on Forest Road 17.  Continue on for 2 miles.  Take left fork for 2 miles.  This road is a very rough, narrow road until reaching the campground.
 From I-80:  Take Hwy 20 cutoff west toward Nevada City for approximately 5 miles.  Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18).  Continue on that road for 6 miles and turn right on Forest Road 17.  Continue on for 2 miles.  Take left fork for 2 miles.  This road is a very rough, narrow road until reaching the campground.


General Notes:

Pack-in/pack-out (no garbage receptacles)
Informal boat launch

Water: lake water source - purify before drinking

Operated By: PG&E

American Lands & Leisure (530) 389-2572

Number of sites: 12


Parking:

Yes


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Activities


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Campground Camping

No. of Sites12 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone

Fishing

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Hiking

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Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.412487

  Longitude : 
-120.644428

  Elevation : 
6235

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing

 



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