Long Ravine Campground

Rollins Lake

Long Ravine at Rollins Lake

Long Ravine Campground, Rollins Lake, CA

Long Ravine Campground

Rollins Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

Campers at Long Ravine Campground are close to all the wonderful attractions around Rollins Lake.

Key Long Ravine Campground Regulations

  1. Entrance Gates close at 10:00 PM (midnight Friday and Saturday) and reopen at 6:00 AM.
  2. There are no lifeguards on duty. Swimming is only allowed in designated swim area.
  3. Quiet Hours extend from 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM. No use of generators is allowed during those times.
  4. Fires are only permitted in the established fire pits and BBQ grills.
  5. Pets must be on leash and attended at all times. Pets are not allowed on the beach area. Horses are no allowed at Long Ravine.

Long Ravine Campground

Long Ravine Campground is on the southeast shore of Rollins Lake only a couple of miles off Interstate 80 at Colfax. The popular camping and boating lake is operated by the Nevada Irrigation District. Campers at Long Ravine Campground take to the water for fishing and all kinds of water sports, including waterskiing. Long Ravine operates a marina with a boat ramp and boat rentals. Nearby are a swim platform and slide.

Long Ravine Campground has about 70 campsites near the lake. The campground is spread through a forest of pines and oaks. A short walk or drive (about 1/3-mile) is required to reach the beach. Thirty-five of the campsites are standard sites for RVs, trailers, or tents. Seven campsites have full hook-ups and another 11 have partial hook-ups. Thirteen spacious sites are listed as prime and 4 are lake sites, adjacent to the water. There is a $13 per night fee for watercraft. All reservations require a 2-night minimum stay, 3 nights on holiday weekends. One-night stays are permitted for drop-ins.

Long Ravine Campground also has 3 Group Campsites.

Long Ravine Campground Basics
Long Ravine Campground Location: 26909 Rollins Lake Rd., Colfax
Elevation: 2,300 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Sacramento - 53 miles
Reno, NV - 86 miles
Number of Sites: about 70
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle per site (2 at lake sites), $10 for extra vehicle
Pets: on leash, always attended, maximum 2, $3 per night
Information: (530) 346-6166

Reservations for Long Ravine Campground
Reservations available Each year, beginning the first business day in January
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 35 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: none designated
Fees: Standard tent only sites - $32 per night
Prime and Electric hook-up sites: $40
Full hook-up sites - $45
Lake sites - $75
Reservations: (coming online for 2016)
Long Ravine Campground Reservations
otherwise, call (530) 346-6166
(+ $9 reservation fee)
Check-in, check-out: 3:00 PM, check-out 1:00 PM

Long Ravine Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire rings, some sites with partial or full hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets
Showers: Yes, coin operated
Dump station: Yes, fee
Campgrounds Map: Long Ravine Campground Map
Attractions near Long Ravine Campground: Enjoy Rollins Lake for fishing, swimming, boating, and waterskiing. Take advantage of the marina, the launch ramp, and boat rentals. See Rollins Lake Boat Rentals. At the swim beach find a swim platform and slide. Stop by the Outrigger store and Beach Hut Deli.

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, firewood from outside the area is not permitted.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

Long Ravine Campground, Long Ravine Lake, CA

Rustler's Roost Group Camp

Long Ravine Group Campsites

Long Ravine has 3 group camping areas which can hold up to 75 people. - Gray Fence, Oak Tree Estates, and Rustler's Roost. Seven vehicles are included in the group price, but there is an additional fee for boats.
Fees (about $175 per night) and Reservations: (530) 346-6166

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