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GIANT GAP, CA

Giant Gap Campground is located on the north shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. It is just 15 miles from Foresthill. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, canoeing and hiking opportunities.The campground and the adjacent 160-acre Sugar Pine Reservoir are...
Status: Open through Sat Oct 11 2014   Season Dates

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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.
  • 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 American River Ranger District (530) 367-2224 (voice), (530) 367-2226 (TDD).
  • This is not Sugar Pine Point State Park
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within Sugar Pine Complex, except for in the staging area, at the turnoff to Big Reservoir
  • For off season information email mwilkerson@clm-services.com
  • 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 GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 35 Pull-Through
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 55 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 25 Pull-Through
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 0
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 35 Pull-Through
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AREA GIANT GAP TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 60 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 34 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 0 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 45 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 Accessible 16 Back-In
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AREA GIANT GAP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 Accessible 25 Back-In
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** 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

Giant Gap Campground is located on the north shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. It is just 15 miles from Foresthill. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, canoeing and hiking opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground and the adjacent 160-acre Sugar Pine Reservoir are situated at an elevation of 3,600 feet. The campground is in a forest of cedar and ponderosa pine trees. Summertime temperatures are warm during the day and cool at night.

Recreation:

Fishing, canoeing, swimming and boating are popular activities on the reservoir. A paved, non-motorized trail circles the campground and connects to the day use area and Shirttail Creek Campground.

The North Fork of the American River is nearby, with additional fishing and swimming. Many miles of hiking and off-road vehicle trails are in the surrounding area.

Facilities:

The campground offers several single- and double-family campsites, a few of which are accessible. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Booking Window
Mon Aug 25 2014 - Sat Feb 21 2015

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 Apr 25 2014 Sat Oct 11 2014
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Sat Oct 10 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Trails
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Day Use Area
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Paved Roads
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Spigot
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
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
Apr 25 2014 -
Oct 11 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $24.00-$26.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $24.00-$52.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Oct 10 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $24.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $24.00-$48.00

*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):
39.13889, -120.79222
39°8'20"N, 120°47'32"W

From Interstate 80, take the Auburn/Ravine Road exit. Continue east for 17 miles to Foresthill. Travel through town, about 9 miles, to Forest Road 10/Sugar Pine Road. Turn left and drive 9 miles, crossing a boat ramp and the dam, to the Sugar Pine Campground. Turn right and continue over a mile to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

GIANT GAP

  CA 

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)478-0248