California Camping Areas

Tahoe State Rec Area

Tahoe State Recreation Area is located in California and offers breathtaking views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding mountains. The campground has 23 tent and RV campsites and is open from May to October. Reservations can be made online or over the phone.

Nearby points of interest include the Tahoe City Marina, a variety of hiking trails, and the historic Watson Cabin Museum. The area is also known for its world-class skiing and snowboarding during the winter months.

Campsites at Tahoe State Recreation Area offer amenities such as fire rings, picnic tables, and access to water and bathrooms. There are no hookups or showers available at the campground. Visitors can also enjoy a day-use picnic area and a beach for swimming and water activities.

An interesting fact about the area is that it was once used as a logging camp in the late 1800s. The logging equipment used in the area can still be seen today.

The best time to visit Tahoe State Recreation Area is during the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to mid-70s. The area can be crowded during peak season, so it is recommended to book campsites in advance. Get driving directions.


Point of Interest
Angora Ridge

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Nearby Campgrounds

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Lake Forest 20 6,260 ft
Camp Shelley Numerous 6,256 ft
Boca 20 5,637 ft
Meeks Bay 40 6,225 ft
Boca Springs 30 5,924 ft
D.L. Bliss State Park 170 6,872 ft
Goose Meadow 24 5,970 ft
Fallen Leaf 206 6,345 ft
Camp Richardson Complex 320 6,250 ft
Prosser 29 5,805 ft
Alpine Meadows Numerous 5,834 ft
Sugar Pine Point State Park 175 6,465 ft
William Kent 95 6,337 ft
Boca Rest 29 5,617 ft
Emerald Bay State Park 100 6,548 ft
Silver Creek-Truckee 27 6,041 ft
Tahoe State Rec Area 27 6,262 ft
Boyington Mill 13 5,644 ft
Bayview 13 6,819 ft
Kaspian 9 6,276 ft
Donner Memorial State Park 54 5,951 ft