Click the links below for detailed camping information in the following areas:
COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, camping on all US Forest Service land throughout Alpine County is temporarily prohibited. This includes dispersed camping.
The regulation takes effect at 12:01 AM PST on April 25, 2020 and unless terminated early, will remain in effect until May 16, 2020. View the temporary order here.
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Carson Ranger District
1536 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Please call for more campsite information.
On Hwy 88 two miles west of Woodfords. 6000′ Elevation. 20 sites with water, vault toilets, tables and firepits. Fishing & hiking. RV & Trailer to 34′. May to October. Daily Fee. Campground Paved and paved access road. For more information visit: www.sierranevadacamping.blogspot.com and www.recreation.gov.
Grover Hot Springs State Park
On Hot Springs Road four miles west of Markleeville. 5900′ Elevation. 76 sites equipped with firepits and grills, cupboards, bear-proof lockers and tables. Each campsite is close to piped drinking water and restrooms. 2 of the 76 sites are designed specifically for wheel-chair use, and accessible restrooms are nearby. Campsites may be reserved by call (800) 444-7275. Campground is closed from early October to May. Camping is permitted in the day-use area adjacent to the park entrance during the winter. Hot Springs, changing rooms & showers available. Hours vary – please call (530) 694-2249 for current operating hours. Hiking, fishing and swimming available. Daily fees.
Indian Creek Reservoir
On Airport road three miles north of Markleeville. 5600′ elevation. 19 sites situated next to the Reservoir. These sites are suitable for recreational vehicles up to 34′ or tents. The restrooms have flush toilets and hot shower (fee). 15 tent only sites, with parking nearby. Currently only 10 sites are available as first come, first served sites, and the other 19, plus the group site, are available by reservation only at www.recreation.gov. For the 2019 season, May through October , ALL sites will be available by reservation only. Picnic area, hiking, fishing and boating. Daily Fee.
On Hwy 88 six miles west of Woodfords. 6900′ Elevation. 12 sites with water, vault toilets, tables and firepits. Fishing & hiking. RV & Trailer to 30′. May to September, Reservable sites. Daily Fee. For additional information visit: www.sierranevadacamping.blogspot.com and www.recreation.gov. Campground and access road paved. RV”s up to 30 feet. For more information visit: www.sierranevadacamping.blogspot.com or www.recreation.gov.
On Hwy 89 one mile south of Markleeville. 5500′ Elevation. 10 sites with water, vault toilets, tables and firepits. Fishing. No RV or Trailer. May to September, No Reservations. Daily Fee. Paved access road. Bear Boxes available. For more information visit: www.sierranevadacamping.blogspot.com and www.recreation.gov.
On Hwy 4 east of Ebbett’s Pass. 6800′ Elevation. 31 sites with water, vault toilets, tables and firepits. Fishing & hiking. RV & Trailer Ok. May to September, Daily Fee. Campground and access road paved. Bear boxes available. For more information visit www.sierranevadacamping.blogspot.com and www.recreation.gov.
Turtle Rock Park
On Hwy 89 three miles north of Markleeville. 6200′ Elevation. 26 combination RV or tent sites, 12 tent only sites in designated tent area. Water located at various sites in the park, flush toilets, tables, firerings and handicap coin-op shower. No fishing & No hiking – however fishing and hiking close by. No livestock permitted. May to early October,(Depending on weather) No Reservations. Daily Fee-$15.00 for combination RV and tent site. Senior Rate for those sites $10.00 – tent only sites $10.00. Seasonal camping – Seniors – $250.00 per month all others – $350.00 per month. For additional information call (530) 694-2140.
On Hwy 4 six miles south of Markleeville. 5900′ Elevation. Undeveloped sites with stream water, vault toilets and firepits. Horse camping & fishing. RV & Trailer OK. April to October, No Reservations. No Fee.
Wolf Creek Meadows
On Wolf Creek Road twelve miles south of Markleeville. 6700′ Elevation. Undeveloped sites with stream water, vault toilets and firepits. Horse camping, fishing and hiking. RV & Trailer OK. May to October, No Reservations. No Fee.