Donner Summit Campgrounds

Tahoe National Forest, State Parks, Private Campgrounds

Campgrounds West of Donner Summit

  • Rollins Lake Camping:

    Long Ravine Campground, Orchard Springs Campground, Peninsula Family Camping, Greenhorn Campground

  • Highway 20 Camping:

    Inn Town Campground, Scotts Flat Lake Campgrounds, White Cloud Campground, Skillman Horse Campground

  • Sugar Pine Reservoir Camping:

    Big Reservoir Campground, Giant Gap Campground, Robinson Flat Campground, Shirttail Campground, Forbes Group Campground

  • Bowman Road - Grouse Ridge Camping :

    Bear Valley Group Campground, Bowman Lake Campground, Canyon Creek Campground, Carr Lake Campground, Faucherie Group Campground, Grouse Ridge Campground, Jackson Creek Campground, Lake Spaulding Campground, Lindsey Lake Campground

  • Jackson Meadows Reservoir Camping :

    Aspen Group Campground, East Meadow Campground, Jackson Point Campground, Findley Campground, Fir Top Campground, Little Lasier Meadow Horse Camp, Pass Creek Campground, Silver Tip Group Campground, Woodcamp Campground

  • North Fork Camping :

    North Fork Campground, Tunnel Mills Group Campground

  • Lake Valley Reservoir Camping:

    Lodgepole Campground

  • Cisco Grove Area Camping:

    Big Bend Campground, Cisco Grove Campground & RV Park, Hampshire Rocks Campground, Indian Springs Campground, Kidd Lake Group Campground, Sterling Lake, Woodchuck Campground


Campgrounds East of Donner Summit

  • Donner Memorial State Park Camping

  • Little Truckee River Camping:

    Bear Valley Campground, Cold Creek Campground, Cottonwood Creek Campground, Independence Lake Campground (closed), Lower Little Truckee River Campground, Meadow Lake Campground, Sagehen Campground, Upper Little Truckee River Campground, Webber Lake Campground, White Rock Lake Campground

  • Truckee River Camping:

    Goose Meadow Campground, Granite Flat Campground, Silver Creek Campground

  • Prosser, Boca, & Stampede Reservoir Camping:

    Boca Campground, Boca Rest Campground, Boca Spring Campground, Boyington Mill Campground, Davies Creek Campground, Emigrant Group Campground, Lakeside Campground, Logger Campground, Prosser Campground, Prosser Ranch Group Campground, Tahoe Donner's Alder Creek Campground

General Camping Information

Camping in the Tahoe National Forest is limited to 14 days per year within each family campground, except for the Truckee river corridor which has a 7 day limit. Campgrounds fill quickly during the peak season from May through early September. Whenever possible make reservations or plan on alternative sites for camping. Consider camping in the National Forest in undeveloped areas. This is known as Dispersed Camping.

RV and Trailer Space in Campgrounds

Campsites accommodate varying sizes of RVs or trailers. In places the maximum trailer size available in each campground, but many sites within the campground can only accommodate smaller trailers. Check with the link to for information on specific campsites within a campground.

Campground Reservations through

Reservations can be made for a majority of the National Forest campgrounds through Reservations can generally be made up to six months in advance of your arrival date. when making a reservation on the internet you pay by credit card. You may also make reservations by phone by calling 1-877-444-6777


map of campgrounds around Donner Summit, CA