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Don't forget to grab your California fishing permit, because Loon Lake Campground is the spot you wanna cast a line. Rev up your motorized boat, dare to take an ice cold dip, or lace up your boots for a breathtaking hike. Drinking water and toilets give the place a slightly less remote feel. If you really want to camp it up, backpacking into the desolation wilderness is allowed Continue reading...
Don't forget to grab your California fishing permit, because Loon Lake Campground is the spot you wanna cast a line. Rev up your motorized boat, dare to take an ice cold dip, or lace up your boots for a breathtaking hike. Drinking water and toilets give the place a slightly less remote feel. If you really want to camp it up, backpacking into the desolation wilderness is allowed with a permit as well.
Campsite area
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No. of sites
65
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Surfing
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Have been coming here several times a year since 1992. If you really want to get away, keep driving on Ice House road past the campsites until you get to the end of the road. Unload your canoe and paddle in or hike in. It's open wilderness and hopefully, you won't see another soul for a hundred yards. You'll discover spots that adventurous souls have pitched their tents in the past. Just look for the fire rings. I've been hoarding this jem to myself for the last 25 years. Hopefully, another generation will discover the awesomeness of Loon Lake.

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Park
Eldorado National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 622-5061
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
38.981° N, 120.316° W
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