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.
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 Recreation.gov for information on specific campsites within a campground.
Reservations can be made for a majority of the National Forest campgrounds through Recreation.gov. 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