BLACK OAK, CA

Black Oak Campground is group camping destination near Stumpy Meadows Lake on the Eldorado National Forest. The forest boasts over 400 miles of hiking trails and an abundance of lakes and rivers for fishing and swimming.Black Oak sits at an elevation of 4,400 feet, within walking ...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates

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  • No electric hookups available
  • A fee will be charged for extra people, vehicles and pets
  • Click here for more information on the Eldorado National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
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** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Black Oak Campground is group camping destination near Stumpy Meadows Lake on the Eldorado National Forest. The forest boasts over 400 miles of hiking trails and an abundance of lakes and rivers for fishing and swimming.

Natural Features:

Black Oak sits at an elevation of 4,400 feet, within walking distance of the lake in the foothills of the rugged Sierra Nevada Range in California.

In the Eldorado National Forest, the climate is similar to that of the Mediterranean, with warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Recreation:

Stumpy Meadows Lake, with its clear waters and 5-mph speed limit, offers plenty of swimming, kayaking and canoeing opportunities. The lake is regularly stocked with rainbow trout from May to August. Campers also enjoy birding and picnicking.

Facilities:

The group campground offers one RV site and three tent-only sites. The RV site accommodates up to 75 people, while the tent sites accommodate groups of 25 or 50. Each site is equipped with picnic and serving tables, grills and a campfire circle. Vault toilets are provided. A dump station is located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

The El Dorado County Scenic Byway offers miles of scenic driving.

Booking Window

GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Fri Aug 28 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Fri Aug 28 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sun Sep 14 2014
Walk In Mon Sep 15 2014 Sun Oct 12 2014
Peak Fri May 08 2015 Sun Sep 13 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Circles
  • Canoeing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 09 2014 -
Sep 14 2014
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00-$85.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $100.00-$110.00
Walk In Season
Sep 15 2014 -
Oct 12 2014
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00-$85.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $100.00-$110.00
Peak Season
May 08 2015 -
Sep 13 2015
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00-$85.00
GROUP RV AREA NONELECTRIC $100.00-$110.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.90417, -120.5875
38°54'15"N, 120°35'15"W

From Georgetown, head northeast on Main Street/Wentworth Springs Roadd toward Orleans Street. Continue to follow Wentworth Springs Road for 17 miles and cross the dam at Stumpy Meadows Lake. Continue 1 mile to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

BLACK OAK
ELDORADO
GEORGETOWN  CA 

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)333-4312