Area Status: Not Cleared

Group camp half hidden behind aspen trees

Aspen Group Campground is located alongside the scenic Jackson Meadow Reservoir in the Tahoe National Forest.  The lake offers excellent opportunities for boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming and fishing.  Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout.  A boat ramp is located at the neighboring Pass Creek Campground. A designated swim beach is nearby.

This campground offers three group sites.  The Spring unit can accommodate up to 50 people, while the Hill and Ridge units are smaller accommodating up to 25 people each.  Campsites are equipped with picnic tables, grills and campfire circles.  Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.  Amenities include food storage lockers, grills, RV parking, tables, and within 1 mile, beach and boat access and a dump station.  Nevada Irrigation District maintains and operates this facility.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: NID is projecting the opening date of this campground on July 1. Please contact NID at (530) 265-5302 if you have questions about your reservations (please leave a message)
Reservations: For group reservations, please contact the Nevada Irrigation District at 530-265-5302.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees The Hill and Ridge units are $126 per night. The Spring unit is $252 per night.
Open Season: NID is projecting the opening date of this campground on July 1
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers.  Utility hookups, showers, telephones and cell phone service are not available.  Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground.  Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed.
Closest Towns: Sierraville or Truckee.
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Nevada Irrigation District
Information Center: Nevada Irrigation District, 1036 West Main Street, Grass Valley, CA  (530) 265-8861


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping


Picnic tables
Drinking water
Boat ramp Pass Creek Campground has a boat ramp.
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing