Description

"At Gerle Creek Campground, you’ll find yourself amongst lush forest and the sweet sound of rushing water. Plenty of fishin’ and skinny dippin’ to be had here. Bring your canoe or kayak for some epic creek exploration (though we recommend not doing that in the buff). You can also take the short drive to Union Valley Reservoir and Loon Lake, stepping up your water sport game. Continue reading...
"At Gerle Creek Campground, you’ll find yourself amongst lush forest and the sweet sound of rushing water. Plenty of fishin’ and skinny dippin’ to be had here. Bring your canoe or kayak for some epic creek exploration (though we recommend not doing that in the buff). You can also take the short drive to Union Valley Reservoir and Loon Lake, stepping up your water sport game. Whether you stay on-site or head out for some adventures, you’ve got everything you need in this central spot."
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
50
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Forest
Lake
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Redwoods
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Surfing
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5,289ftListing's elevation
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Hipcamper KATIE
Katie M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
May 30th, 2017

This place is beautiful! Lots of trees and granite everywhere. The campground feels very spacious. The reservoir does not allow motorized boats. The boat ramp and day use area is free to use! The toilets are all vaults here. Check in time is 2:00 p.m. Check out time is 1:00 p.m.

Reservations are $25. This campground takes reservations and does fill up during the busy season. There are 50 sites and 2 are group sites ($50).The best will be to bring your kayaks, paddle boards, or anything to take out on the lake. There is a fishing pier and a good spot to take photos.

Hipcamper Danielle
Danielle W.
recommends this listing.
February 2nd, 2018

If you can't get in to Wolf Creek, go here.

Hipcamper Tom
Tom G.
recommends this listing.
October 8th, 2018

No showers, way back in the sticks. Have a paper map, the cell service ends at a crucial point and roads are a little confusing.

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September 21st, 2018
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June 20th, 2017
Hipcamper Katie M.
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May 30th, 2017
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April 19th, 2017
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February 26th, 2017
Park
Eldorado National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 622-5061
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.975° N, 120.394° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 31 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 19 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)