California Camping Areas

Donner Summit Area - Lake Spaulding

Located in the Donner Summit Area of California, Lake Spaulding camping area offers a serene and picturesque camping experience. The campground provides various amenities to make your stay comfortable, including picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. However, it is important to note that there is no potable water available at the site, so campers should bring their own water or be prepared to filter and purify water from the lake.

Reservations are accepted at Lake Spaulding camping area, allowing campers to secure their spot in advance. This is particularly recommended during peak season, as the campground tends to get crowded. The best time to visit this camping area is during the summer months, from June to September, when the weather is pleasant and perfect for outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and boating.

While enjoying the beauty of Lake Spaulding, campers should be cautious of bears in the area. It is crucial to store all food and scented items securely in bear-resistant containers or vehicles to avoid attracting wildlife. Additionally, campers should be mindful of fire safety and follow all regulations regarding campfires. Overall, Lake Spaulding camping area offers a great opportunity to immerse oneself in nature and enjoy a peaceful camping experience in the Donner Summit Area of California. Get driving directions.


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East Meadow 46 6,130 ft
Fuller Lake Numerous 5,380 ft
Big Reservoir 19 4,161 ft
Findley 15 6,178 ft
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McMurray Numerous 5,880 ft
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Lake Spaulding 25 5,048 ft
Loganville 19 4,112 ft
Union Flat 11 3,416 ft
Sterling Lake 8 7,023 ft
Pass Creek 30 6,137 ft
Little Lasier Meadow 12 6,484 ft
Hampshire Rocks 30 5,921 ft
Donner Summit Area - Lake Spaulding 25 5,045 ft
Wild Plum 49 4,485 ft
Woodchuck 8 6,256 ft
Fir Top 12 6,078 ft