Carr Lake Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
West of Fall Creek Mountain.
Northern California

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 11

About: Carr Lake Campground is a hike in (short) campground on a beautiful lake. Limited number of campsites. Easy access to many alpine lakes in the Grouse Lakes Area. Easy day hikes. Rough road for last 3 miles.

Fees: $7 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Closest Towns: Nevada City (CA)

Water: None

Restrictions: 10 MPH speed limit for boats.

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions:
From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 headed east toward Truckee for approximately 20 miles. Make a left on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18). Stay on that road for approximately 6 miles and turn right on Forest Road 17. Stay to the right for 3 miles. Road is an unimproved dirt road until reaching the parking area.

From I-80: Take Hwy 20 cutoff headed west for approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18). Stay on that road for approximately 6 miles and turn right on Forest Road 17. Stya to the right for 3 miles. Road is an unimproved dirt road until reaching the parking area.
 

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