Smalley Cove Campground
Smalley Cove Campground is off the beaten track on the shore of pretty little Kerckhoff Reservoir. The campground is operated by Pacific Gas and Electric. A boat dock and hiking trails are adjacent to the campground. Kerckhoff Reservoir is open to fishing from shore and float tubes for eastern brook trout, smallmouth bass, bluegill and catfish. Boats with motors greater than 5 HP are not allowed. A swim beach is close to the campground.
Smalley Cove Campground has 5 campsites intended for tent camping. They are spread across a grassy and lightly forested area above the reservoir. Campsites may be reserved. There is a 2-night minimum when reserving. During the summer the campground can be quite hot.
Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Campground Reservation Information
Beginning April 2, 2018, 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 April 16, 2018, 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,
General Camping Information
Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation site when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite. Opening dates for campgrounds may vary as they are often dependent on weather conditions.
Campground reservations become available 6 months in advance.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate