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SARDINE LAKE, CA

Sardine Lake Campground is located in the North Yuba River area, near the beautiful Sardine Lakes. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.The campground stretches along the banks of the Salmon...
Status: Open through Sat Oct 18 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.
  • 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 and showers are not available
  • 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
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  • 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 Yuba River Ranger District (530) 288-3231 or 478-6253 (voice), (530) 288-3656 (TDD).
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 15 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 12 30 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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    AREA SARDINE LAKE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 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

    Sardine Lake Campground is located in the North Yuba River area, near the beautiful Sardine Lakes. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.

    Natural Features:

    The campground stretches along the banks of the Salmon Creek. A forest of lodgepole pine offers partial shade. A beaver pond is located alongside the campground. Beautiful high mountain lakes and rugged peaks can be found throughout the surrounding area.

    Recreation:

    Boating, fishing and swimming are available at nearby Sardine Lakes. Sardine Lakes Resort offers boat rentals.

    A large network of trails is available in the area, including Deer Lake Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Facilities:

    The campground offers several single-family campsites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Lakes Basin offers boating, fishing and hiking. Over 30 miles of maintained trails branch out across the area. Many of the trails are also open to biking and horseback riding.

    Booking Window
    Wed Sep 24 2014 - Fri Mar 20 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 May 09 2014 Sat Oct 18 2014
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Amphitheater
    • Campfire Rings
    • Canoeing
    • Creek Access
    • Drinking Water
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Fishing
    • Gold Panning
    • Hiking
    • Host
    • Hunting
    • Paved Parking Spurs
    • Paved Roads
    • Self Pay Station
    • Tables
    • Trailheads
    • Vault Toilets
    • Water
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Boat Rentals
    • Boating
    • General Store
    • Lake Access
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming
    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 -
    Oct 18 2014
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.82-$47.27
    Peak Season
    May 29 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.82-$47.27

    *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):
    39.61889, -120.6175
    39°37'8"N, 120°37'3"W

    From Sierraville, travel south on Highway 49 for about 18 miles, to Bassetts. Turn right and continue just over a mile, then turn left on Forest Road 93. Continue just over a mile to the campground, which is on the left side of the highway.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SARDINE LAKE

    BASSETTS  CA  96126

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (530)862-1368