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TUNNEL MILLS II, CA

Tunnel Mills Group Campground is located near the East Fork American River in the Tahoe National Forest. It can be accessed just off of Interstate 80, at the Emigrant Gap exit. Visitors enjoy fishing, hiking and hunting in this scenic area.The campground is near the creek-sized East...
Status: Closed through Thu Apr 24 2014   Season Dates

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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 American River Ranger District (530) 367-2224 (voice), (530) 367-2226 (TDD).
  • Water taken from the creek must be purified before drinking; drinking water is available at the North Fork Campground, a mile north
  • 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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MLS2 GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC 30 25
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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TUNN GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 30 40
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Tunnel Mills Group Campground is located near the East Fork American River in the Tahoe National Forest. It can be accessed just off of Interstate 80, at the Emigrant Gap exit. Visitors enjoy fishing, hiking and hunting in this scenic area.

Natural Features:

The campground is near the creek-sized East Fork American River, in a remote location of north central California. A forest of cedar, pine and fir trees shades the campground.

Recreation:

Rainbow trout fishing is a popular activity on the river. Hiking trails and hunting opportunities are found in the surrounding area.

Facilities:

The campground offers two group sites that can accommodate up to 30 people and six vehicles each. Site 1 is for tent and RV camping, while site 2 is designated for tent camping only. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Apr 23 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

Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Apr 23 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 Apr 25 2014 Sat Sep 27 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Campfire Rings
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Parking Area
  • RV sites
  • River Access
  • Tables
  • Tent sites
  • Trailheads
  • 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
Apr 25 2014 -
Sep 27 2014
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $99.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $99.00

*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):
39.25278, -120.65167
39°15'10"N, 120°39'6"W

From Interstate 80 West, take exit 158B to Laing Road, and from Interstate 80 East, take Exit 158 to Emigrant Gap Road. Turn south on Emigrant Gap Road and continue less than a mile, to where the road turns into Texas Hill Road. Follow the road for approximately 7 miles, using caution, as it is narrow. Proceed to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

TUNNEL MILLS II

CA

Phone Number:

Information: (530)478-0248