Jackson Creek Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
At the Northeast end of Bowman Lake.
Northern California

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 12

About: Jackson Creek Campground is located on the edge of Jackson Creek in a mixed conifer forest. Very remote campground with limited services. Road is very rough, rocky, and narrow. Surrounded by rocky cliffs and scattered pines.

Fees: No Fee

Usage: Heavy

Closest Towns: Nevada City (CA)

Water: None

Restrooms: Vault Toilet (2)

Directions:
From Nevada City: Take Hwy 20 east towards Truckee approximately 20 miles. Turn left on Bowman Lake Rd (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Bowman Lake Campground to Jackson Creek Campground.

From I-80: Take Hwy 20 cutoff on I-80. Take Hwy 20 heading west toward Nevada City for approximately 5 miles. Turn right on Bowman Lake Road (Forest Road 18). First 8 miles are paved, next 3 miles are gravel (2 lanes), last 5 miles are very rough and road is one lane. Continue past Bowman Lake Campground to Jackson Creek Campground.
 

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