Description

Sardine Lake Campground sounds like it might smell...interesting, but we promise your olfactory will only be overwhelmed by fresh pine and crisp mountain air! There are sites for tents and RVs, but with all the mountain lakes and trails in the area to explore, we know that site is just a crash pad. You’ve got access to water and restrooms to change into your suit for a swim in Continue reading...
Sardine Lake Campground sounds like it might smell...interesting, but we promise your olfactory will only be overwhelmed by fresh pine and crisp mountain air! There are sites for tents and RVs, but with all the mountain lakes and trails in the area to explore, we know that site is just a crash pad. You’ve got access to water and restrooms to change into your suit for a swim in Sardine Lake and when you come back you can share your best belly flop stories over the campfire. What are you waiting for? Pack your friends in a tin can and get outta town!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, rv & moto...
No. of sites
27
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
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 Sardine Campground.

Beach
Forest
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Troy
Troy N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 10th, 2016

Yuba Pass campground is located very close to Sardine Lake and has 20 campsites among large pine trees. Only a handful of sites would accommodate very large rigs, however, most will take your average trailer or camper.

Amenities & Services include:
Biking
Bird Watching
Comfort Station
Cross Country Skiing
Firewood Available
Fishing
Hiking
Restrooms (vault)
Wildlife Watching
Season: Reservations: July through Sep 6.

Yuba Pass Campground Best Campsites: 6 and 12.

LOCATION – DIRECTIONS
Yuba Pass Campground
Sierraville CA 96126
530 862-1368

11 miles south of Sierraville on HWY 49. Turn left at snow park entrance. Campground located approximately mile on right hand side.

Hipcamper Melinda
Melinda M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 12th, 2017

Highly recommend this campground, make a reservation!! Don't miss Upper Sardine Lake or the hike to the Fire Lookout for incredible views.

Highly recommend taking your paddle board to Upper Sardine LakeClimbing the stairs at the Fire LookoutView from the top of the Fire Lookout
Hipcamper Laurine W.
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October 16th, 2018
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June 22nd, 2018
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March 14th, 2018
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February 13th, 2018
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May 10th, 2017
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April 25th, 2017
Hipcamper Melinda M.
recommends this listing.
January 12th, 2017
Park
Tahoe National Forest
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 994-3401
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
39.62° N, 120.615° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 27 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)