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Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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Natural beauty surrounds this primitive campground; there aren't scores of services at Forbes Campground since it is a primitive campground. The good pick of local attractions, and so many things to do will make you glad you came.
At this primitive campground you may get a more excellent wilderness experience than you would get at a more civilized campground. Getting to this primitive campground may be a tad demanding, but it's well worth it.
There's heaps of outdoors recreation available in close proximity such as playing golf, hiking, whitewater paddling, fishing, and swimming, so getting bored is not something that is likely to happen. The Northern Sierra Nevada scenery
 
    is always lovely. Forbes Campground is a campground that is extremely prized by folks from Alta.
Going camping here in California is something you have to do. You truly can't spend all your time indoors; you have to get out of
 the house from time to time, and Forbes Campground is a tremendous local campground if you happen to be in California.
At Forbes Campground fun stuff to do is bountiful, and spending time at this campground is enormously pleasant. The Euchre Bar to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road portion, a whitewater segment on American River - North Fork is 14.5 miles from beginning to end. This nearby segment of whitewater is a class IV-V. If you donít would like to get soaked, this segment of American River - North Fork is most likely not for you. For your protection you must always check the situation before going whitewater rafting or kayaking. With its 2,371 foot variation between top and bottom it's a charming
 
backpacking and hiking trail; the Green Valley Trail is 2.8 miles of good hiking. Green Valley Trail necessitates four hours to trek; it's a tough backpacking and hiking trail.  

Sierra Sun Cloud Inn, Colfax

12 miles away
  
Deer Creek Inn, Nevada City

13 miles away
  
Nevada City Inn, Nevada City

18 miles away
  
BEST WESTERN Gold Country Inn, Grass Valley

18 miles away


Other campgrounds near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe National Forest - Shirttail Creek Campground, Dutch Flat, 0 miles away
      
   Monzarita Day Use Campground, Placer County, 0 miles away
      
   Shirttail Creek, Alta, 1 miles away
      
   Giant Gap, Dutch Flat, 1 miles away
      
   Parker Flat Staging Area, Alta, 2 miles away
      
   Sugar Pine Staging Area, Alta, 2 miles away
      
   Big Reservoir/Morning Star, Alta, 3 miles away
      
   Forbes Creek Rocky Ridge - Tahoe National Forest, Nevada City, 3 miles away
      
   Dutch Flat RV Resort, Gold Run, 4 miles away
      
   Baxter RV Campground, Alta, 4 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 14.5 miles long (Euchre Bar to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer/El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      Class II-IV(V+) - 17 miles long (Oxbow Bend to Drivers Flat Road)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.1 miles long (Mosquito Ridge Road to confluence with Middle Fork)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 9 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge to Ponderosa Way Bridge)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.8 miles long (Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge)


Public Lands near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 16 miles away

   Empire Mine State Park, California, 18 miles away

   Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California, 19 miles away

   Auburn State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Folsom Lake State Park, California, 30 miles away


Trails near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Green Valley Trail, Placer County, 2 miles away
      2.8 hiking miles, 2371 feet elevation difference

   Euchre Bar Trail, Placer County, 4 miles away
      3.3 hiking miles, 1947 feet elevation difference

   American Eagle Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       1.8 hiking miles, 190 feet elevation difference

   Bake Oven Trail, Placer County, 8 miles away
       9 hiking miles, 2032 feet elevation difference

   Italian Bar Trail, Placer County, 9 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 2437 feet elevation difference

   Burnett Canyon Trail, Placer County, 11 miles away
      1.1 hiking miles, 753 feet elevation difference

   Nevada Point Trail, El Dorado County, 11 miles away
      5.3 hiking miles, 2771 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Nevada County Country Club, Grass Valley, 19 miles away

   Darkhorse Golf Club, Auburn, 19 miles away

   Winchester County Club, Meadow Vista, 20 miles away


Lakes Near Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Oxbow Reservoir, El Dorado County, 7 miles away

   Rucker Lake, Nevada County, 15 miles away

   Lake Valley Reservoir, Placer County, 16 miles away

   Herring Reservoir, Nevada County, 16 miles away

   Kelly Lake, Placer County, 17 miles away


Current weather conditions at Forbes Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: COLFAX 15 miles away


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