Upper Little Truckee Campground

Located in Tahoe National Forest lies Upper Little Truckee Campground at an elevation of 6,100 feet. This campground is submerged within a variety of trees such as lodge pole pine, aspen, and juniper and runs adjacent to Little Truckee River. Visitors of the campground are able to use the available vault toilets, fire pits, piped water, picnic tables, and garbage facilities. Amenities of the campground do not include showers but have a camp host available for any issues regarding visitor stay or fees. 

Visitors of Upper Little Truckee Campground are exposed to the Sierra Nevada's cultural and geological jewels. Recreational opportunities include fishing, hunting, biking trails, and river access. Many anglers find the Little Truckee River a good place to catch a variety of fish such as rainbow and brown trout.

Nearby attractions are another way visitors can fulfill their recreational desires. About 10 minutes away is the historic town of Truckee. And, 30 minutes southeast of the campground is Lake Tahoe which provides world renown boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and scenic drives. Also nearby is the Stampede Reservoir (35 minutes southeast of the campground) and the Sardine Lakes located within the Lakes Basin (approximately 40 minutes northwest via Highway 49).

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Latitude: 39.49146 Longitude: -120.24475 Elevation: 6147 ft
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To access Upper Little Truckee Campground in Sierraville, take Interstate 80 to Truckee. From there, take Highway 89 North to the campground.

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