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UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE, CA

Upper Little Truckee Campground is located on Highway 89, about 12 miles north of Truckee. Its location makes it a great base camp for a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, hunting, hiking and biking.The campground is situated on the banks of the Little Truckee ...
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
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • 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
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  • 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 UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 60 Pull-Through
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 60 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 70 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 30 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 60 Pull-Through
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 25 40 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 60 Back-In
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AREA UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 60 Pull-Through
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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

Upper Little Truckee Campground is located on Highway 89, about 12 miles north of Truckee. Its location makes it a great base camp for a variety of recreational activities, including fishing, hunting, hiking and biking.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the banks of the Little Truckee River, at an elevation of 6,200 feet. A forest of lodgepole pine, aspen and juniper trees covers the area, offering partial shade. A few sites overlook the river.

Recreation:

Fishing for rainbow and brown trout in the Little Truckee River is a popular activity enjoyed by visitors to the area. The surrounding area offers hiking and biking trails.

Facilities:

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

Nearby Attractions:

Lake Tahoe is about 30 minutes away and offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities.

Stampede Reservoir is a 35-minute drive southeast of the campground. Sardine Lakes within beautiful Lakes Basin is a 40-minute drive northwest, via the Golden Chain/Highway 49.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Aug 01 2014 - Tue Jul 28 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Fri Aug 01 2014 - Wed Jan 28 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 18 2014
Peak Fri Apr 24 2015 Sat Oct 17 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • River Access
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • 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 -
Oct 18 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.18-$20.00
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $60.00
Peak Season
Apr 24 2015 -
Oct 17 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $18.18
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $60.00

*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):
39.49083, -120.24389
39°29'27"N, 120°14'38"W

Take Interstate 80 to Truckee and the Highway 89 North exit. Follow Highway 89 north 12 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

UPPER LITTLE TRUCKEE

  CA 

Phone Number:

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