Sardine Lake Campground
Sardine Lake Campground is north of Highway 49 and Sierra City and south of Gold Lake, just inside the Tahoe National Forest. Nearby are the North Yuba River and the beautiful Sardine Lakes. The campground itself is along Salmon Creek, about a mile from Lower Sardine Lake. Beaver ponds are found along the creek. The area is popular for fishing, hiking, gold panning, and canoeing. Boating and fishing are available at nearby Sardine Lakes (5 MPH speed limit).
Al1 27 campsites at Sardine Lake Campground can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. The campground is arranged in a single loop.
Drive northeast from Sierra City on Highway 49 five miles to Bassetts. There turn north on Gold Lake Highway 1¼ miles, and then left on Sardine Lake Road.
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 Recreation.gov 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 from the local area of the campground.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.