SLY GUARD CABIN

Type: Camping – Pollock Pines CA Phone: 530-644-2324 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Sly Guard Cabin is near Sly Park Reservoir and is a great choice for families with kids. The cabin was constructed in the early 1940s by the Forest Service as living quarters for Sly Park Rangers on guard in the forest. Modern conveniences like a phone, hot water, full bath, TV […]

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SILVER CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-293-0827 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Silver Creek, located in the Crystal Basin area, offers a fun atmosphere with beautiful scenery for group gatherings. The Ice House Reservoir is less than 2 miles away, providing fun options for motor boating, jet skiing and more. Eldorado National Forest includes the famed gold mining territory of the 1800s. Remnants […]

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FASHODA

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-293-0827 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Fashoda Campground, located on a peninsula of the eastern side of Union Valley Reservoir, is an incredibly scenic place to camp. The lake area is a hub for activities like swimming, sailing, boating and fishing. Hiking and biking are also quite popular, and many campers make use of the Union Valley […]

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CAPPS CROSSING

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-644-2324 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Capps Crossing is located on the North Fork of the Cosumnes River. Here, campers can enjoy the fresh smell of conifers and the songs of many birds. A stream runs through the site, adding to the peacefulness of the area. Hiking trails and rock climbing areas are nearby. The Cosumnes River […]

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SOUTH FORK GROUP (CA)

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-647-5415 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview South Fork is the largest group campground in the Crystal Basin Recreation Area, nestled in the vast expanse of the Eldorado National Forest. The remote location affords visitors a true outdoor camping experience. Natural Features: Situated at an elevation of 5,200 feet, the campground sits between the Union Valley Reservoir and […]

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BIG SILVER GROUP

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-647-5415 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Big Silver Group Campground offers tent and RV camping for up to 50 guests. The campground is located 23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50 and 16 miles north on Ice House Road, east of nearby Union Valley Reservoir. Natural Features: Big Silver Group Campground is situated alongside Big Silver […]

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VAN VLECK BUNKHOUSE

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-644-2349 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Van Vleck Bunkhouse overlooks a 40-acre meadow and the Tells Peak portion of the Crystal Range of the Sierra Nevada, providing a rustic camping experience year-round. Built in 1957, the bunkhouse is the last remaining building at the Van Vleck Ranch site. The area was operated as a cattle ranch from […]

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LOON LAKE CHALET

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-644-2349 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Loon Lake Chalet is situated next to Loon Lake in a granite bowl, and offers year-round, drive-to access for excellent backcountry skiing and hiking. The three-story chalet boasts excellent views of the Sierras and the lake. Though the chalet looks fancy, guests should not not expect hotel luxuries, but rather a […]

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ROBBS HUT

Type: Camping – POLLOCK PINES CA Phone: 530-644-2349 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Robbs Hut offers a peaceful, rustic getaway with phenomenal views of the Sierra Nevada. The cozy, yet minimalistic cabin is open year-round and can be accessed by car in warmer months. From November to mid-June, guests can expect to hike, snowshoe or ski up a 3-mile trail with a 1,000-foot elevation […]

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