Prosser, Boca & Stampede Reservoir Campgrounds and Tahoe Donner Campground



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Prosser, Boca, and Stampede Reservoirs Campgrounds

The three reservoirs are located north of Truckee. Boca and Prosser reservoirs are only about 10 minutes from Truckee, while Stampede Reservoir is about a half hour drive. All three areas are close to fishing, water skiing, OHV areas, historic trails, horseback riding, and swimming.

map of campgrounds around Prosser Reservoir, Boca Reservoir and Stampede Reservoir, CA

Boca Campground

Located on the shore of Boca Reservoir at 5,700 feet in an area with sage and scattered pine trees. The campground is usually open mid-May to the end of September.

Campground Amenities

  • 23 campsites (20 for tents and RVs up to 40', 3 sites tent only)
  • Vault toilets, no piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, fishing, boating, OHV nearby
  • Historic Boca Townsite Trail nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Boca Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle

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Boca Rest Campground

Located on the shore of Boca Reservoir at 5,700 feet in a fairly exposed area with sage and a few pine trees. The campground is usually open year-round, but there is no water or garbage service in the winter and early spring.

Campground Amenities

  • 34 campsites for tents and RVs up to 45'
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, fishing, boating, OHV nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Boca Rest Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle

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Boca Spring Campground

Located one miles east of Boca Reservoir at 5,700 feet amid a heavy forest of Jeffrey pines and firs. Horses are allowed at the campground. One group site at the campground can accommodate from 25 people. The campground is at 5,900 feet and is usually open from mid-May to mid-October.

Campground Amenities

  • 14 campsites 13 for tents and RVs up to 20', 1 group site for up to 25 people and 8 vehicles
  • Vault toilets, piped water, corral
  • Grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, horseback riding, OHV nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Boca Spring Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle; $66 for the group site

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Boyington Mill Campground

Boyington Mill Campground, Tahoe National Forest, CA

Located at 5,700 feet on the Little Truckee River, 4 miles north of the Boca Reservoir dam. The campground is at 5,900 feet and is usually open from mid-May to mid-October. The area is characterized by sage and scattered pines.

Campground Amenities

  • 11 campsites for tents or RVs up to 40'
  • Vault toilets, no piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, boating, fishing, and OHV nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Boyington Mill Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle

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Davies Creek Campground

Located on the north side of Stampede Reservoir. From Stampede Reservoir continue 2 miles on Stampede Dam Road to unpaved Henness Pass Road. Go left one quarter mile to campground.

Campground Amenities

  • 7 campsites for tents or RVs
  • Vault toilets, no piped water
  • Picnic tables, fire rings
  • Hiking, boating, fishing, and OHV nearby

Reservations: None
Fees: None

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Emigrant Group Campground

Located on Dog Valley Road next to Stampede Reservoir, 18 miles north of Truckee. The campground is open from mid-May to the end of September. A camp store and boat launch ramp are located within the campground. There are also horseshoes pits and a campfire circles.

Campground Amenities

  • 4 sites which can accommodate from 25 to 50 campers each, RVs up to 45'
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, fishing, boating
  • The Commemorative Emigrant Trail nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Emigrant Group Campground
Fees: 2-25 people $97 per night, 2-50 people $201 per night

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Lakeside Campground

Located on the western shore of Prosser Reservoir on a sage and pine forest hilltop. The campground is at 5,700 feet and is usually open from mid-May to mid-October. A 10 MPH speed limit on Prosser Reservoir makes it popular for swimming, canoeing, and fishing.

Campground Amenities

  • 32 campsites (29 for tents or RVs up to 40 - 45', 3 tent-only sites)
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Near Prosser Pits motorcycle area, near Donner Camp Historic and Picnic Site

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Lakeside Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle

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Logger Campground

Located on Dog Valley Road next to Stampede Reservoir, 18 miles north of Truckee. The campground is open from mid-May to the end of September. A camp store and boat launch ramp are located within the campground.

Campground Amenities

  • 252 campsites for tents and RVs up to 45', vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Hiking, fishing, boating
  • The Commemorative Emigrant Trail nearby

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Logger Campground
Fees: $23 per night, $5 for extra vehicle if space allows

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Prosser Family Campground

Located at 5,800 feet on the western side of Prosser Reservoir, 10 minutes north of Truckee. The campground is usually open from mid-May to the end of September. The area is characterized by Jeffrey pines and firs.

Campground Amenities

  • 23 campsites for tents or RVs up to 50 - 60 feet
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Nearby boat ramp, fishing, swimming
  • Near Prosser Pits motorcycle area and Donner Camp Historic and Picnic Site

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Prosser Family Campground
Fees: $20 per night, $5 for extra vehicle

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Prosser Ranch Group Campground

Located at 5,800 feet on the western shore of Prosser Reservoir, 10 minutes north of Truckee. The campground is usually open from mid-May to mid-October. The area is characterized by Jeffrey pines and firs.

Campground Amenities

  • 1 group tent-only site for up to 50 people and 10 vehicles
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic and serving tables, 3 campfire rings, one large BBQ
  • Boat launch ramp, swimming, fishing
  • Near Prosser Pits motorcycle area and Donner Camp Historic and Picnic Site

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Prosser Ranch Group Campground
Fees: $143

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Tahoe Donner Campgrounds

Alder Creek Campground - Tahoe Donner

The campground is located in the private Tahoe Donner community near Truckee, but open to the public for camping. Many of the Tahoe Donner facilities are available for public use, including golf, skiing, equestrian, and cycling. The campground is along the banks of Alder Creek. It is usually open from about mid-June to mid-September.
Tahoe Donner Camping

Campground Amenities

  • Tent and RV Sites
  • Flush toilets, laundry, hot showers
  • RV sites have electricity and water
  • Volleyball, ping pong, horseshoes
  • WiFi, Dump station available

Reservations: (530) 587-9462
Rates for the public: Tent Sites $32, RV Sites with Hook-ups $47

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