Truckee River Campgrounds

Tahoe National Forest



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Truckee River Campgrounds

Campgrounds on the Truckee River south of the town of Truckee have the advantage of being only a few miles from Lake Tahoe, Squaw valley, Boca and Prosser Reservoirs, and a host of other recreation opportunities. All of the campsites may be reserved.

map of campgrounds along the Truckee River south of Truckee, CA

Donner Memorial State Park Campground

Located on the southeast shore of Donner Lake. The campgrounds are usually open from late May to early or mid-September. For information, call (530) 582-7892. For more complete information about camping at Donner Memorial State Park, including a map of the campground area, see Donner Memorial State Park Camping.

Campground Amenities

  • 138 campsites for tents and RVs up to 24', flush toilets, showers, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings, bear-proof lockers
  • Fishing, swimming, boating, water skiing, hiking
  • Museum, amphitheater

Reservations: (800) 444-7275 or Reserve America - Donner Memorial State Park
Fees: $35 per night

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Goose Meadow Campground

Located along the Truckee River on Highway 89 four miles south of Truckee. The campground is set among pines. It is at 6,000 feet and usually open from mid-May through the end of September.

Campground Amenities

  • 21 campsites for tents and RVs up to 50', vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, grills, fire rings
  • Fishing, tubing in the river, close to Lake Tahoe

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Goose Meadow Campground
Fees: $22 per site, $5 for an extra vehicle

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Granite Flat Campground

Located on Highway 89 and the Truckee River 2 miles south of Truckee. The campground is at 5,900 feet and is usually open from mid-May to mid-October. Jeffrey pines and lodgepole pines cover the area.

Campground Amenities

  • 65 campsites (58 for tents or RVs up to 60', 7 walk-in tent only sites)
  • Vault toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, fire rings, grills
  • fishing

Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Granite Flat Campground
Fees: $22 per site, $5 for extra vehicle

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Silver Creek Campground

Located on the Truckee River 7 miles south of Truckee on Highway 89 at an elevation of 6,100 feet. The area is covered with lodgepole pine and fir. Lake Tahoe is 7 miles to the south. Squaw Valley is 2 miles from the campground. Silver Creek Campground is usually open from mid-May to the end of September.

Campground Amenities

  • 23 campsites (11 standard sites for tent or RVs up to 50', 5 tent only sites, and 7 tent only walk-in sites)
  • Vault and flush toilets, piped water
  • Picnic tables, fire rings, grills
  • Fishing, swimming

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

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