About: Fir Top Campground is located on the west side of Jackson Meadow Reservoir. It is surrounded by pine and fir trees and is in a quiet, shaded location. Jackson Meadow Reservoir is a gorgeous high elevation lake with good fishing. Part of the Pacific Crest Trail cross on the east side of the reservoir. Snow pack determines when the campground opens.
Fees: $21 (2011)
Closest Towns: Sierraville (CA)
Water: Potable Water
Restrictions: Must camp in designated campground in Jackson Meadow Recreation Area.
Restrooms: Flush Toilet
From Bowman Lake: Continue on Bowman Lake Road until you reach the south shore of Jackson Meadow Reservoir (about 5 miles on a rough road). Take the right fork to Fir Top Campground.
From Truckee: Drive 17 miles north on Hwy 89. Turn left at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the west shore of the reservoir.
From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles south on Hwy 89. Turn right at Little Truckee Summit on Forest Road 7. Continue 16 miles west to Jackson Meadow Reservoir. Campground is on the west shore of the reservoir.
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