Lake Forest


Lake Forest features 20 non-reservable first come first serve campsites perched at an elevation of 6260.0ft within the state of California.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 12.39 today, with clear sky and wind gusts up to 3.49mph.

Campers will find numerous amenities here such as along with a multitude of activities.

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy and the simple pleasure of being outside.

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Area Hydrology

Gauge Streamflow Stage
East Fork Carson River Near Gardnerville
USGS 10309000
2,540 cfs 12.1 ft
Incline Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336700
20 cfs 2.2 ft
Third Ck Nr Crystal Bay
USGS 10336698
2 cfs 1.8 ft
Glenbrook Ck At Glenbrook
USGS 10336730
0 cfs 1.7 ft
Blackwood C Nr Tahoe City Ca
USGS 10336660
473 cfs 11.0 ft
Truckee R A Farad Ca
USGS 10346000
3,530 cfs 7.0 ft
Truckee River Nr Mogul
USGS 10347460
3,280 cfs 8.7 ft
Edgewood Ck At Stateline
USGS 10336760
2 cfs 3.7 ft
Carson River Near Carson City
USGS 10311000
119 cfs 2.3 ft
Franktown C Nr Carson City
USGS 10348460
2 cfs 3.9 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Hagan'S Meadow
SNOTEL 508
5" 5"
bloods creek
SNOTEL BLCC1
1.7" 0.66"
Tahoe City Cross
SNOTEL 809
5" 5"
Independence Lake
SNOTEL 541
27" 20"
Big Meadow
SNOTEL 340
12" 11"
alpine meadows-base
SNOTEL AMBC1
3.77" 3.15"
Leavitt Meadows
SNOTEL 575
1" 0"
Heavenly Valley
SNOTEL 518
7" 5"
Forestdale Creek
SNOTEL 1049
2" 2"
Fallen Leaf
SNOTEL 473
1" 1"
Blue Lakes
SNOTEL 356
1" 1"
Marlette Lake
SNOTEL 615
12" 12"
Monitor Pass
SNOTEL 633
1" 1"
Independence Creek
SNOTEL 540
3" 3"

Outdoor Recreation

Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Camp Richardson Complex 320 6,250 ft
Emerald Bay State Park 100 6,548 ft
Prosser 29 5,805 ft
Boyington Mill 13 5,644 ft
Logger 252 5,979 ft
William Kent 95 6,337 ft
D.L. Bliss State Park 170 6,872 ft
Camp Shelley None 6,256 ft
Tahoe State Rec Area 27 6,262 ft
Boca Springs 30 5,924 ft
Silver Creek-Truckee 27 6,041 ft
Donner Memorial State Park 54 5,951 ft
Bayview 13 6,819 ft
Meeks Bay 40 6,225 ft
Alpine Meadows None 5,834 ft
Boca Rest 29 5,617 ft
El Dorado None 6,255 ft
Kaspian 9 6,276 ft
Sugar Pine Point State Park 175 6,465 ft
Lake Forest 20 6,260 ft
Goose Meadow 24 5,970 ft
Campground by the Lake 170 6,256 ft
Fallen Leaf 206 6,345 ft
Boca 20 5,637 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Donner Ski Ranch -2" 33° 17.98"
Tahoe Donner -2" 33° 17.98"
Heavenly Ski Resort 7" 30° 31.43"
Soda Springs -2" 33° 17.98"
Homewood Mountain Resort -4" 31° 17.38"
Sierra at Tahoe 4" 32° 34.86"
Diamond Peak -1" 39° 3.93"
Granlibakken Ski Resort -4" 31° 17.38"
Sugar Bowl Resort 0" 38° 27.78"
Alpine Meadows Ski Area -4" 31° 17.38"
Northstar 0" 38° 27.78"
Boreal Mountain Resort -2" 33° 17.98"
Squaw Valley 5" 31° 27.89"
Kirkwood -1" 29° 28.15"
Mt. Rose Ski Tahoe 6" 31° 16.28"
River Run Streamflow Length Class