All of the Mother Lode lakes are popular destinations for boaters and anglers. Campgrounds are usually designed around to facilitate those activities. Those who choose Lake Camanche's North Shore Campgrounds have many nice amenities close to them.
Folsom Lake is a favorite for boaters, waterskiers, wakeboarders, and jet ski enthusiasts.
Camanche Lake is known for great boating and fishing along with outstanding campground facilities.
Some campgrounds are alcohol-free.
New Hogan Reservoir has a pretty setting among the hills for fishing and boating. Nice campsites overlook the lake.
Horseback ride along miles of trails. Find an equestrian Staging Area at Granite Bay with hitching rails and water trough; also find staging areas at Rattlesnake Bar, Brown's Ravine, Falcon Crest, and Sterling Pointe.
Enjoy 95 miles of trails for bicyclists, runners, horseback riders, and hikers.
Stroll along the Oaks Nature Trails at Folsom Lake.
Cycle on the paved bike trail connecting Beals Point to the American River Hike & Bike Trail.
Visit the Sacramento State Aquatic Center at Lake Natoma.
The North Shore of Lake Camanche offers several campgrounds for those who have come to enjoy the lake. Blue Oaks Campground is the main camping facility on the north shore with 141 single sites and 4 Group Campsites. Peninsula Campground has 20 sites for self-contained RVs or trailers. Self-contained RVs and trailers can also find space at a Primitive Campground along the shoreline. Also on the North Shore is Eagle Beach Boat-in Campground with 3 single and 4 double sites.
Blue Oaks Campground: - some sites have views of the lake, some have shade. Restrooms have free showers; piped water is throughout the campground
Peninsula Campground: - some shade, sites have picnic tables, fire rings, and portable toilets, but no potable water
Eagle Beach Boat-in Campground: - located on a hillside above the lake. Sites are equipped with fire rings, picnic tables, and pilot poles. Portable toilets and some shade. No potable water.
Primitive Campground: - located on open shoreline, camp close to the water, portable toilets No potable water.
Nearby find picnic areas and a swimming beach. Visit the marina for kayak and paddleboard rentals. Find a launch ramp close by. Enjoy Lake Camanche for boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, and fishing. Enjoy a meal at the Northern Bites Cafe. Or stop by the Ice Cream Parlor. Set out on nice hiking trails. Cast your line in the fishing ponds on the south shore. Enjoy tennis and basketball.
General Camping Information
Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.
In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate
Lake Camanche North Shore Playground
Lake Camanche North Shore Group Campsites
The North Shore of Lake Camanche has 4 group campsites. One can accommodate up to 12 people, another up to 24, and two others for up to 72 people. Each of the group sites has BBQs, tables, tape water, restrooms with showers, and laundry facilities. A clubhouse is available.
May - September Fees: $85, $125, and $350 per night respectively (off season - $45, $55, and $160)
Reservations: Lake Camanche North Shore Campground Reservations