Description

Jackson Creek Campground is in a remote spot that can only be reached on a rocky and winding road. The campground sits at an elevation of 5600 feet and is near Jackson and Prairie Creeks. You can drink water from the creeks, but make sure you purify it first! The surrounding area is a combination of a scattered, mixed conifer forest and rocky cliffs. Head over to the nearby

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Jackson Creek Campground is in a remote spot that can only be reached on a rocky and winding road. The campground sits at an elevation of 5600 feet and is near Jackson and Prairie Creeks. You can drink water from the creeks, but make sure you purify it first! The surrounding area is a combination of a scattered, mixed conifer forest and rocky cliffs. Head over to the nearby Bowman Lake if you want to spend the day on the water.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
14
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

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking

Bikers will find tahoe to be a mountain biking paradise, with rough roads and unforgettable views. the downieville ranger distr...Read more

Boating

There are hundreds of lakes and many reservoirs within this forest, making motorized and non-motorized boating a go-to acti...Read more

Fishing

There are huge reservoirs, alpine lakes, rushing rivers, small pools, and everything in between, making this an excellent place...Read more

Hiking

Hikers searching for incredible views won’t leave disappointed: there are over 500 miles of trails, including the pct. you can ...Read more

Horseback riding

If you have a horse, bring that fella over to these trails , and if you don’t, there are many local outfitters who can set you...Read more

Paddling

Kayakers and canoers have plenty of opportunities to row their little boats in the lakes, reservoirs, and streams of this nat...Read more

Wind sports

Nothing beats that fresh mountain air blowing through your hair! boca reservoir, jackson meadow reservoir, stampede reservoir, ...Read more

OHV

Looking to take a spin in your off highway vehicle? the little truckee summit trail has gentle slopes and prosser hill is an ea...Read more

Climbing

There isn’t much information about climbing, but donner summer has traditional and sport climbing areas to challenge all skill ...Read more

Snow sports

What better way to enjoy the wintertime than to go to tahoe? tahoe national forest offers backcountry wilderness for you to exp...Read more

Swimming

There’s no shortage of swimming here: you’re welcome to splash in lakes, reservoirs, streams, rivers, and swimming holes under ...Read more

Whitewater paddling

If motor boats aren’t your thing, step up your game with a whitewater trip. the yuba river and the american river offer amazing...Read more

Wildlife watching

Wildlife watchers won’t be disappointed with tahoe national forest. the wetland areas are great places for birding, especially ...Read more

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Jackson Creek Campground.

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Forest
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Charise F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 12th, 2015

The road is narrow and parts are washed out. I would advise 4WD .

Hipcamper Julie And Anita L.
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June 21st, 2018
Park
Tahoe National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 994-3401
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
39.457° N, 120.601° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 14 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)