Silver Creek, CA

Silver Creek Campground is located near the town of Markleeville on scenic Highway 4. Visitors enjoy fishing various waterways in the area and exploring the nearby Pacific Crest Trail.The campground is situated in a beautiful, shady fir and pine forest on the mountainside just above...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 07 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Caution: black bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers
  • Highway 4 becomes steep, uphill, narrow and winding immediately past the campground
  • A fee for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • Click here for more info about the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests


  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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SILV STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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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

Silver Creek Campground is located near the town of Markleeville on scenic Highway 4. Visitors enjoy fishing various waterways in the area and exploring the nearby Pacific Crest Trail.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a beautiful, shady fir and pine forest on the mountainside just above Noble Creek. The elevation is 7,100 feet.

Recreation:

Anglers enjoy fishing the nearby East Fork Carson River, as well as other creeks in the vicinity. The Pacific Crest Trail can be accessed just 3 miles west of the site.

Facilities:

This campground straddles Highway 4, creating two separate loops containing several single-family sites with picnic tables, food storage lockers and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Booking Window
Sat Sep 06 2014 - Sun Mar 01 2015

Reservations must be made 5 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 Jun 27 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Tue Sep 02 2014 Sun Sep 07 2014
Walk In Fri Jun 19 2015 Thu Jun 25 2015
Peak Fri Jun 26 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
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
Jun 27 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00-$34.00
Walk In Season
Sep 02 2014 -
Sep 07 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00-$34.00
Walk In Season
Jun 19 2015 -
Jun 25 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00-$34.00
Peak Season
Jun 26 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $17.00-$34.00

*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):
38.58897, -119.78717
38°35'20"N, 119°47'14"W

Located 11.7 miles south of Markleeville, California on State Highway 4, east of Ebbetts Pass.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Silver Creek
P.O. BOX 104
MARKLEEVILLE  CA  96120

Phone Number:

Project Office: (530)694-1002
Additional Information