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FIR TOP CAMPGROUND, CA

Fir Top Campground is located alongside the scenic Jackson Meadow Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. The location, part of the Woodcamp Recreation Area, makes a great base camp for a wide range of recreational activities available in the surrounding area, including boating, ...
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  • 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 at the campground
  • No cell service or telephones available
  • 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
  • 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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AREA FIR TOP CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 31 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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AREA FIR TOP CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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AREA FIR TOP CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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AREA FIR TOP CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 38 Back-In
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AREA FIR TOP CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 33 Back-In
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Overview

Overview

Fir Top Campground is located alongside the scenic Jackson Meadow Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. The location, part of the Woodcamp Recreation Area, makes a great base camp for a wide range of recreational activities available in the surrounding area, including boating, fishing, hiking and hunting.

Natural Features:

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.

Recreation:

The 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 adjacent Woodcamp 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.

Facilities:

The campground offers single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided.

A camp store is within walking distance of the campground. A variety of camping and fishing supplies, ice, groceries and souvenirs are available there.

Booking Window
Mon Apr 28 2014 - Fri Oct 24 2014

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 30 2014 Sat Oct 18 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • General Store
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • RV Parking
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Water
Within 10 Miles
  • Dump Station
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trailheads
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
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:
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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

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
The fee does not include taxes which will be added on at the end of the transaction.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 30 2014 -
Oct 18 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $24.00-$26.00

*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):
39.48556, -120.55028
39°29'8"N, 120°33'1"W

Take Interstate 80 to the Truckee/Highway 89 North exit. Follow Highway 89 north toward Sierraville for 17 miles, to the Jackson Meadows turnoff. Travel west on Forest Road 07 for 18 miles to the Jackson Meadows Reservoir. Proceed across the dam and continue along the paved/gravel road for approximately four miles, to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

FIR TOP CAMPGROUND
TAHOE
CA

Phone Number:

Information: (000)000-0000
jreed@clm-services.com