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Onion Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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You cannot get close to this campground in January under 10+ feet of snow. Sure its 3.5 miles from Ice Lakes Lodge on a bumpy dirt road, getting to some of the other spots they mentioned would be quite a trek especially if not in a 4x4 or dirt bike. Very rugged terrain. Says Brett

There aren't lots of facilities at Onion Creek Campground as it is a primitive campground. Needless to say it may be difficult to get to a primitive campground such as this one, but it's worth the effort. You could experience the outdoors at its finest at primtive campgrounds such as these, and in the event that natural loveliness is what you desire, this primitive campground is what you would
 
    like. This campground is one of the great locations to camp here in the Northern Sierra Nevada.
Many people opt for this campground in order to be in the neighborhood of Tahoe National Forest. At Onion Creek Campground fun stuff
 to do is plentiful; it is a delightful campground.
If you love the outdoors, you won’t be dissatisfied; there's swimming, hiking, playing golf, whitewater paddling, and fishing, so perhaps you want to stick around for a while. Onion Creek Campground is loved by people in Soda Springs.
Hey, you've been indoors for too much time, now's the time for going camping; Onion Creek Campground in California is a delightful site to go. California is a delightful site for outdoors folks.
So many local attractions and the good variety of outdoors recreation are guaranteed to keep you coming back over and over. At Sugar Bowl 38% of the trails are expert and advanced while 62% are green and
 
blue; everyone loves Sugar Bowl with its 1,500 acres of skiable area. Nearby Sugar Bowl is a ski resort in possession of a delightful 1,500-foot vertical drop.  

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley

10 miles away
  
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley

10 miles away
  
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley

11 miles away
  
River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City

13 miles away


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

   Van Norden Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Donner Summit Sno-Park, Truckee, 4 miles away
      
   Castle Valley, Truckee, 4 miles away
      
   Kidd Lake Group, Soda Springs, 5 miles away
      
   Sierra Skies RV Park, Sierra City, 5 miles away
      
   Talbot Campground, Placer County, 5 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1146.0, Truckee, 6 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1142.9 - Squaw Creek, Truckee, 7 miles away
      
   Cold Springs Campground, Nevada County, 7 miles away
      
   Ahart Campground, Placer County, 8 miles away
      

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

   Tahoe City Marina, Tahoe City, 16 miles away

   Homewood Marina, Homewood, 17 miles away


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

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada/ Placer County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)

   Fordyce Creek, Nevada County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada/ Placer County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 14 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.3 miles long (Tadpole Creek to Euchre Bar)

   Rubicon River, Placer/ El Dorado County, 19 miles away
      Class V - 20.3 miles long (Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay)


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

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 6 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 9 miles away

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 16 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 20 miles away

   Kings Beach State Park, California, 23 miles away


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

   Heath Falls Overlook Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      5.2 hiking miles, 1601 feet elevation difference

   Tevis Cup Trail, Placer County, 4 miles away
      11.1 hiking miles, 1773 feet elevation difference

   Lola Montez Trail, Nevada County, 5 miles away
      1.5 hiking miles, 458 feet elevation difference

   Painted Rock Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       7.4 hiking miles, 1553 feet elevation difference

   Long Valley Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       5.6 hiking miles, 816 feet elevation difference

   Warren Lake Trail, Nevada County, 6 miles away
      6.6 hiking miles, 2381 feet elevation difference

   Granite Chief Trail, Placer County, 8 miles away
       5.2 hiking miles, 2105 feet elevation difference


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

   Tahoe Donner Golf Course, Truckee, 9 miles away

   Coyote Moon Golf Course, Truckee, 11 miles away

   Old Greenwood Golf Course, Truckee, 11 miles away

   Ponderosa Golf Course, Truckee, 14 miles away

   Timilick Golf Club, Truckee, 14 miles away


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

   Long Lake, Placer County, 5 miles away

   Nancy Lake, Placer County, 7 miles away

   Donner Lake, Nevada County, 7 miles away

   Lake Sterling, Nevada County, 10 miles away

   Salmon Lake, Placer County, 11 miles away


Current weather conditions at Onion Creek Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: BOWMAN DAM 1 miles away


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