Visitors to Silvertip Campground near Lake Alpine are close to many outdoor activities and adventures.
Silvertip Campground is one mile west of beautiful Lake Alpine. Visitors can make the short drive to the lake or follow a well-established trail down to great fishing and boating. The speed limit on the lake is 10 MPH. Campsites are spread through a mature conifer forest with mixed sunlight and shade.
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.
|Silvertip Campground Basics|
|Silvertip Campground Location:||Off Highway 4 near Lake Alpine, 49 miles east of Angels Camp|
|Miles/Driving time:||Stockton - 99 miles, 2:10|
|Campground Open:||Late-May through October|
|Number of Sites:||23|
|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|
|Silvertip 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 Silvertip 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.|