Description

Carr Lake Campground sits on the banks of the beautiful Carr Lake. Be prepared for three miles of rough road into the campground, and a short hike from the parking lot to camp, so pack light! But the trip is worth it - once you’re in, you’ll enjoy the stunning rugged beauty of the high elevation lake. There are great, easy day hikes nearby, and you may want to explore the many Continue reading...

Carr Lake Campground sits on the banks of the beautiful Carr Lake. Be prepared for three miles of rough road into the campground, and a short hike from the parking lot to camp, so pack light! But the trip is worth it - once you’re in, you’ll enjoy the stunning rugged beauty of the high elevation lake. There are great, easy day hikes nearby, and you may want to explore the many other lakes in the area.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
11
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Beach
Forest
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Cave
Desert
Hot spring
Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Surfing
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Miguel
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July 29th, 2018

Tried to drive to Carr lake. Found out PG&E closed road aout 1/2 mile from lake.
Bummer for this old man

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Park
Tahoe National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 994-3401
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.402° N, 120.642° W
$15/night
Tent / Van: 11 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)