Middle Creek Campground is along the creek between Upper Blue Lake and Lower Blue Lake. Campsites are nestled among the trees and rocks. Middle Creek Campground is 1 mile beyond Lower Blue Lake Campground.
Blue Lakes are owned by the Pacific Gas & Electric Company, which oversees the campgrounds. Blue Lakes Road leaves Highway 88 in the Hope Valley on the east side of Carson Pass. A 12-mile drive leads to the cluster of lakes which includes Upper and Lower Blue Lakes as well as Twin Lakes, Meadow Lake, and a number of other smaller lakes. An unimproved boat ramp is nearby.
Middle Creek Campground has only 5 campsites, but across the road in the Middle Creek Expansion Area are an additional 35 campsites. The campsites at Middle Creek can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Reservations can be made online as late as 3 days prior to arrival. A 2-night stay is required for those arriving on Friday or Saturday.
Enjoy fishing and boating on Blue Lakes and nearby Twin Lake. Set out for OHV adventures, along popular hiking trails. Horseback riders find many great trails. Visit Tamarack Lake, Indian Valley and the Pacific Crest Trail. For more about recreation around Carson Pass see Up and Over Carson Pass.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company Campground Reservation Information
Beginning February 6, 2017, at 8:00 AM, group and individual campsites may be reserved for a full week or more (7-day minimum, 14-day maximum) within the campground's reservation season.
Starting March 6, 2017, at 8:00 AM, group and individual campsites may be reserved for partial weeks and weekends (2-day minimum, 14-day maximum) within the campground's reservation season.
All PG&E campgrounds, including those with reservations available, also have some first-come,
Middle Creek Expansion Campground
General Camping Information
When making reservations be sure that your vehicle will fit in the space indicated on the reservations website.
For campground purposes, a vehicle is any equipment that is required to be licensed/registered. This includes RVs, trailers, cars/trucks, boat/car trailer, motorcycle/atv, etc. Vehicles parked in a truck or on a trailer are not counted separately.