Rollins Lake, California

Rollins Lake Campgrounds

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Rollins Lake Campgrounds

Rollins Lake is located along the Bear River just a couple of miles north of Colfax. Most of the campgrounds are operated by the Nevada Irrigation District (NID). Greenhorn Campground is privately owned, but open to the public. At an elevation of 2,300 feet, the lake enjoys a long season. The lake is popular for water skiing, boating, fishing, swimming, and camping.

Long Ravine Campground

Long Ravine at Rollins Lake is located on a peninsula on the eastern side of the lake.
26909 Rollins Lake Road
Long Ravine at Rollins Lake

Campground Amenities

  • RV and tent campsites, full hook-ups available, large group site
  • Store, flush toilets, hot showers, dump station (fee)
  • Picnic tables, BBQs, fire pits
  • Marina, boat ramp, Rollins Lake Boat Rentals
  • Boating, water skiing, fishing
  • Swim platform and slide, beach

Reservations: (530) 346-6166 ($10 reservation fee)
Rates: tent only $39, electric only $51, full hook-ups $59, lake front sites $103

map of Rollins Lake, Colfax, CA

Orchard Springs Campground

Orchard Springs Resort is located on the west shore of Rollins Lake, off Highway 174 via Orchard Springs Road. They are open year-round.
Orchard Springs Campground

Campground Amenities

  • 91 RV and tent sites, some RV hook-ups available
  • Restrooms with flush toilets, hot showers
  • Cabins, marina, store
  • Beach

Reservations: summer (530) 346-2212, winter (530) 265-5302 ($10 reservation fee)
Rates: tent sites $39, water view tent sites $46, premium RV sites $59

Peninsula Family Camping

Peninsula Family Camping is on a peninsula on the northeast side of Rollins Lake. The campground is open during the spring and summer seasons. Reservations can be made beginning in January. The resort has over 300 acres. To reach the lake, take You Bet Road off Highway 174, 7 miles north of Colfax. Follow You Bet Road for 4.3 miles and then turn right when you see a sign that says You Bet Road/Rollins Lake. After 3.1 miles you arrive at the campground.
21597 You Bet Road
Peninsula Family Camping

Campground Amenities

  • 70 tent and RV sites along 1.5 miles of lakefront
  • Group sites for up to 24 or 40
  • Campfire pit or ring, picnic table
  • Hot showers, restrooms with flush toilets, dump station (fee)
  • Cabins for rent, boating, boat rentals, launch ramp, fishing, swimming, kids' crafts, volleyball, horseshoes, other sports

Reservations: (866) 4MY-CAMP or
California and Nevada residents call (530) 477-9413 ($10 reservation fee)
Rates: wooded sites $39-$46, lakefront $51 (for 4 adults maximum, 8 people total per site), meadow sites $105

Greenhorn Campground

Greenhorn Campground is located on the northwest side of the lake. To reach the campground take Greenhorn Access Road off Highway 174 and follow the road to the campground.
15000 Greenhorn Access Road
Nevada County commerce: Greenhorn Campground

Campground Amenities

  • 40 gravel or dirt campsites, some sites with hook-ups
  • Restrooms, showers, store, dump station, WiFi (fee, limited range), game room, horseshoes
  • Marina, boat rentals, launch ramp, fishing, boating, swimming

Reservations: (530) 272-6100
Rates: $36.85 for standard site, lakefront sites $44 per night
An additional $7 per night fee for each boat and $16.50 for 2nd vehicle