Description

Judging by the name you might be led to believe this campground is tiny, but there is no shortage of outdoorsy fun to be had here. Many people come here to catch rainbow or brown trout, some for the shade provided by towering aspen and junipers, others for a leisurely bike ride, and quite a few for hiking above 6,000 feet. You can expect a picnic table and campfire ring at each Continue reading...
Judging by the name you might be led to believe this campground is tiny, but there is no shortage of outdoorsy fun to be had here. Many people come here to catch rainbow or brown trout, some for the shade provided by towering aspen and junipers, others for a leisurely bike ride, and quite a few for hiking above 6,000 feet. You can expect a picnic table and campfire ring at each site, making it easy to enjoy copious amounts of s’mores every singe night.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
14
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Hike in (+10 mins)
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
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 Lower Little Truckee Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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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
39.486° N, 120.237° W
Unknown price
Tent Only - Hike In: 2 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 12 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)