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Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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It is incredibly pretty here at this primitive campground; getting to this primitive campground can be quite hard, but it's well worth it. The good variety of local attractions and such a good variety of outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back repeatedly. A visit to California is not complete without some camping.
Scores of folks choose this campground to be in the neighborhood of Burton Creek State Park. Needless to say amenities are few in a primitive campground such as Bear Creek Campground. Experience the fresh air in California at its finest at a primitive campground like this one.
Outdoors recreation is bountiful, some of the amusing stuff you can do
 
    is fishing, hiking, whitewater paddling, swimming, and playing golf, so you won’t get bored.
Bear Creek Campground is a popular spot with campers from Tahoe City. Everybody should go camping now and then, and Bear Creek Campground,
 California is a splendid spot for getting out.
The Northern Sierra Nevada scenery is always pretty. At Squaw Valley 30% of the ski slopes are advanced and expert while 70% are intermediate or beginner; everyone loves Squaw Valley with its 4,000 acres of skiable terrain. Ski down the 177 ski slopes of Squaw Valley; this ski resort has an altitude difference of 2,850 feet. Squaw Valley has 33 ski lifts and has on average 38 feet of beautiful snow per winter. 65% of the 2,400 acres of ski terrain at Alpine Meadows is easy, tremendous for kids and novices. 35% of the ski runs on the other hand are black and red and tremendous for proficient skiers. The 100 ski runs at Alpine Meadows are
 
all good; the elevation difference is 1,802 feet at this ski mountain. Alpine Meadows gets covered by 41 feet of snow every season and has 14 ski lifts to transport all the skiers up the hill.  

River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City

  
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley

  
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley

2 miles away
  
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley

2 miles away


Other campgrounds near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Silver Creek - Truckee, Tahoe City, 2 miles away
      
   Sandy Beach, Tahoe City, 3 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1138.0 - Five Lakes Creek, Tahoe City, 4 miles away
      
   White Rock - Tahoe, Truckee, 4 miles away
      
   Picayune, Homewood, 4 miles away
      
   Goose Meadows - Tahoe National Forest, Nevada City, 4 miles away
      
   Goose Meadow, Truckee, 4 miles away
      
   William Kent, Olympic Valley, 4 miles away
      
   Lake Tahoe Basin Mu - William Kent, Olympic Valley, 4 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1139.8, Truckee, 5 miles away
      

Marinas near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe City Marina, Tahoe City, 5 miles away

   Homewood Marina, Homewood, 6 miles away

   Meeks Bay Marina, Tahoma, 10 miles away

   North Tahoe Marina, Tahoe Vista, 12 miles away

   Camp Richardson Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 18 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Truckee River, Placer/ Nevada County, 13 miles away
      Class II-III - 27 miles long (Stampede Meadows Road to Floriston)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada/ Placer County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)

   Truckee River, Nevada/ Sierra/ Washoe County, 18 miles away
      Class III - 8 miles long (Farad Powerhouse to Verdi)

   Silver Creek - South Fork, El Dorado County, 20 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Atherton Flat to Ice House Reservoir)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 21 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.6 miles long (Strawberry to Kyburz)


Public Lands near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 5 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 8 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 9 miles away

   D. L. Bliss State Park, California, 13 miles away

   Kings Beach State Park, California, 13 miles away


Trails near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Granite Chief Trail, Placer County, 4 miles away
       5.2 hiking miles, 2105 feet elevation difference

   Big Spring Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       2.2 hiking miles, 289 feet elevation difference

   Five Lakes Creek Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
      4.4 hiking miles, 1394 feet elevation difference

   Painted Rock Trail, Placer County, 7 miles away
       7.4 hiking miles, 1553 feet elevation difference

   Pacific Crest Trail - section 14, overlapping County, 8 miles away
      54.3 hiking miles, 2897 feet elevation difference

   General Creek Trail, El Dorado County, 9 miles away
       11.2 hiking miles, 1596 feet elevation difference

   Steamboat Trail, Placer County, 10 miles away
       11.6 hiking miles, 2686 feet elevation difference


Beaches Near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Patton Beach, Placer County, 10 miles away

   Atagam Beach, Placer County, 12 miles away

   Moondunes Beach, Placer County, 12 miles away

   Lester Beach, El Dorado County, 12 miles away

   Calawee Cove Beach, El Dorado County, 12 miles away


Golf Courses Near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe City Golf Course, Tahoe City, 4 miles away

   Lahontan Golf Club, Truckee, 7 miles away

   Timilick Golf Club, Truckee, 7 miles away

   Ponderosa Golf Course, Truckee, 8 miles away

   Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee, 8 miles away


Lakes Near Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lake Tahoe, Placer County, 4 miles away

   Donner Lake, Nevada County, 9 miles away

   Lake Number Three, El Dorado County, 14 miles away

   Independence Lake, Nevada County, 16 miles away

   Pearl Lake, El Dorado County, 16 miles away


Current weather conditions at Bear Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DONNER MEMORIAL ST PK 4 miles away


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