Gold Lake Campground is located in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area in the Sierra Nevada approximately 9 miles southwest of Graegle, California. The Lakes Basin Recreation Area offers many special geographic assets to visitors including 20 small lakes, most of which are accessible by hiking trails.
Recreation opportunities at Gold Lake Campground are endless including fishing, boating, hunting, mountain biking, horseback riding, picnicking, hiking, backpacking, swimming, windsurfing, and nature study. In the winter, visitors can snowmobile, cross-country ski, and snowshoe.
The best season to visit is summer, however, it is also the busiest season. Although reservations are not required, they are recommended.
The campground is equipped with 37 campsites with tables, fire rings, food lockers, and toilet facilities. Garbage services are provided, but there is no water.