Visitors to Silver Valley Campground at Lake Alpine are close to many outdoor activities and adventures.
Silver Valley Campground is located at the east end of Lake Alpine in the Stanislaus National Forest. The campground is adjacent to Pine Marten Campground and less than a quarter mile from the lake. Fishing, swimming, and boating are nearby. A boat launch ramp is located on the north side of the lake. The speed limit on Lake Alpine is 10 MPH.
During the summer interpretive programs are offered at nearby Lake Alpine Campground's amphitheater. They also have guided nature walks and children's programs. Lake Alpine's water can be very cold and swimmers should use extreme caution. Children should wear life jackets.
|Silver Valley Campground Basics|
|Silver Valley Campground Location:||Off Highway 4 at Lake Alpine, 51 miles east of Angels Camp|
|Miles/Driving time:||Stockton - 101 miles, 2:14|
|Campground Open:||Late-May through October|
|Number of Sites:||21|
|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|
|Silver Valley Campground Amenities|
|Campsites:||Picnic table, fire ring; no hook-ups|
|Campground:||restrooms with flush toilets, tap water|
|Showers:||Nearby at Lake Alpine Resort|
|Attractions near Silver Valley Campgroiund:||Enjoy beautiful 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.|