Description

Meadow Lake Campground sits near the shores of the lake. Buckle up! The road getting in is pretty rough and not accessible for large trailers and campers. There is an informal boat ramp on the lake, but strong afternoon winds often make it difficult to navigate kayaks and canoes—are you up for the challenge? There are also off-highway vehicle trails nearby.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
15 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
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 Meadow Lake 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
39.41° N, 120.501° W
$10/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 15 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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