Woodcamp Campground is located on the scenic Jackson Meadow Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. Its location, part of the Woodcamp Recreation Area, provides a great base camp for a wide range of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, hiking and hunting.
Jackson Meadow Reservoir is situated in a rolling forested valley, where visitors are awarded beautiful views of the Sierra Crest and English Mountain. The campground lies on the western shore in a forest of pine and fir trees.
Jackson Meadow Reservoir offers excellent opportunities for boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout. A boat ramp and designated swim beach are located within the recreation area. A half-mile interpretive nature trail wanders through the campground. A portion of the Pacific Crest Trail meanders along the east side of the lake. Hunting and biking are popular activities in the surrounding area.
The campground offers several single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Flush and vault toilets and drinking water are provided. The Camp Store at Jackson Meadow is within walking distance of the campground. A variety of camping and fishing supplies, ice, groceries and souvenirs are available.
WOODCAMP CAMPGROUND (CA)
From Interstate 80, exit onto Highway 89 in Truckee. Follow Highway 89 north for 17 miles to the Jackson Meadows turnoff. Travel west for 18 miles, to Jackson Meadows Reservoir. Cross over the dam and continue to the junction. Turn left and continue to the Woodcamp Recreation Area.
In accordance with standard industry practices, Tahoe Recreation will be assessing a $5 additional vehicle fee on the 'second vehicle' in each single family campsite, and on the 'third and fourth vehicle' in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered to be one vehicle and the third and fourth are also considered to be one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles. Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers An additional $2 per day fee is charged for reservations during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends Utility hookups, showers, telephones and cell phone service are not available Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Sierraville Ranger District (530) 994-3401 (voice), (530) 994-3521 (TDD). This facility is operated by Tahoe Recreation, doing business as California Land Management and comments are welcome; forms are available from campground hosts or online Click here for more information on the Tahoe National Forest