Visitors Lake Alpine Campground in the Stanislaus National Forest in Calaveras County find a wide range of activities and attractions.
Lake Alpine Campground is perhaps the most popular camping destination along the Ebbetts Pass corridor. Situated next to the beautiful mountain lake, campsites are within walking distance of fishing, swimming, and boating. A boat ramp is nearby along with a small store and restaurant at Lake Alpine Resort. The speed limit on the lake is 10 MPH. Lake Alpine's water can be very cold and swimmers should use extreme caution. Children should wear life jackets.
As soon as Lake Alpine Campground opens in late May, sites begin to fill up. The 25 sites are first come, first served, suitable for tents and small RVs or trailers.
|Lake Alpine Campground Basics|
|Lake Alpine Campground Location:||Off Highway 4, fifty miles east of Angels Camp|
|Miles/Driving time:||Stockton - 100 miles, 2:05|
|Campground Open:||Late-May through October|
|Number of Sites:||25|
|Max. People per Site:||6 (including children)|
|Vehicles per Site:||2, fee for 2nd vehicle|
|Maximum Length of Stay:||14 days|
|Pets:||On leash, always attended|
|Operated by||Lake Alpine Campground Inc. for Stanislaus National Forest|
|Calaveras Ranger District:||(209) 795-1381|
|No Reservations:||First come, first served|
|Maximum Vehicle Length:||27 feet|
|Accessible Sites:||None designated|
|Check-in, check-out:||Any time, Noon|
|Lake Alpine Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, fire ring|
|Campground:||restrooms with flush toilets, tap water; no hook-ups|
|Showers:||Nearby at Lake Alpine Resort|
|Attractions near Lake Alpine Campground:||Enjoy Lake Alpine for boating fishing, and swimming. Hike on nearby trails into the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness. Make the hike to the top of Inspiration Point or hike around the lake. Visit Lake Alpine Resort for supplies and its restaurant. Drive down to Bear Valley for shops and restaurants. Head up Ebbetts Pass, touring Mosquito Lakes, Pacific Grade Summit, and the dramatic eastern side of the pass.|