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Basic Amenities
  • Drinking Water
  • Vault Toilets
Special Features
  • Picnic Tables
  • Fishing


Open through Thu Sep 12 2013
Getting There:
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.14139, -120.40917
39°8'29"N, 120°24'33"W

From Auburn, Calif., take Highway 80 to the Foresthill Road and travel 20 miles east to Foresthill. Turn right onto Mosquito Ridge Road and travel 42 miles east to French Meadow Reservoir. Follow the signs to the campground.

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The North Fork American River provides fishing and swimming. The reservoir can be accessed nearby. Popular activities include boating, canoeing, fishing and swimming. Two boat ramps are located within three miles of the campground.

A variety of hiking and biking trails are found in the surrounding area, including some that provide access to the nearby Granite Chief Wilderness.

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