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Ralston Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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Natural prettiness surrounds this primitive campground; after you arrive at this primitive campground you will realize it was well worth the effort getting here. You've got to get out of the house; Ralston Campground in California is a nice place to go. Ralston Campground is a very well esteemed campground by the folks in Georgetown.
Ralston Campground is located in an area with scores of cool stuff to do; what a nice place for camping it is. The great variety of local attractions and the nearby outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back many times.
Amenities and facilities are few in primitive campgrounds such as Ralston Campground. Experience the wilderness in California
 
    at its finest at a primitive campground like this one.
Ralston Campground is a good camp ground to use as a base while enjoying the Northern Sierra Nevada. In California you never run out of outdoors cool stuff.
As if Ralston
 Campground wasn't enough, you can also go fishing, playing golf, swimming, hiking, and whitewater paddling, so you wonít run out of things to do. You find the 17-mile-in-length Oxbow Bend to Drivers Flat Road segment of American River - Middle Fork nearby; this is a class II-IV(V+) whitewater bit. If by chance you donít crave getting covered with water, this bit of American River - Middle Fork is probably not for you. You ought to check the situation before heading out; paddling can get hazardous. If you like backcountry backpacking, you will like a close by backpacking trail having a magnificent 2,032-foot altitude variation, 9 miles from beginning to end. We're chatting about the Bake Oven  
Trail. Bake Oven Trail takes one and a half days to trek; it's a tough backpacking trail. A splendid close by backpacking trail with a variation between top and bottom of 2,771 feet is Nevada Point Trail, a great 5.  

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

   Oxbow Reservoir, Georgetown, 1 miles away
      
   Camp Chiquita Campground, Georgetown, 4 miles away
      
   Dru Barner Park, Georgetown, 4 miles away
      
   Chicken Hawk Campground, Placer County, 5 miles away
      
   Lake Walton Campground, El Dorado County, 5 miles away
      
   Sugar Pine Staging Area, Alta, 7 miles away
      
   Forbes Creek Rocky Ridge - Tahoe National Forest, Nevada City, 7 miles away
      
   Parker Flat Staging Area, Alta, 7 miles away
      
   Starlight Cafe, Foresthill, 7 miles away
      
   Big Reservoir/Morning Star, Alta, 7 miles away
      

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

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer/El Dorado County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV(V+) - 17 miles long (Oxbow Bend to Drivers Flat Road)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer County, 1 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.1 miles long (Mosquito Ridge Road to confluence with Middle Fork)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 14.5 miles long (Euchre Bar to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 12 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge to Ponderosa Way Bridge)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Slab Creek Dam to White Rock Powerhouse)


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

   Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California, 15 miles away

   Auburn State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 24 miles away

   Empire Mine State Park, California, 24 miles away

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 28 miles away


Trails near Ralston Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Bake Oven Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
       9 hiking miles, 2032 feet elevation difference

   Nevada Point Trail, El Dorado County, 4 miles away
      5.3 hiking miles, 2771 feet elevation difference

   Green Valley Trail, Placer County, 9 miles away
      2.8 hiking miles, 2371 feet elevation difference

   American Eagle Trail, Placer County, 10 miles away
       1.8 hiking miles, 190 feet elevation difference

   Euchre Bar Trail, Placer County, 10 miles away
      3.3 hiking miles, 1947 feet elevation difference

   Pigeon Roost Trail, Placer County, 10 miles away
      1.4 hiking miles, 763 feet elevation difference

   Italian Bar Trail, Placer County, 11 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 2437 feet elevation difference


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

   Apple Mountain Golf Resort, Camino, 14 miles away

   Camino Heights Golf Course, Camino, 15 miles away

   Cold Springs Golf & Country, Placerville, 17 miles away


Lakes Near Ralston Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Oxbow Reservoir, El Dorado County, 1 miles away

   Stumpy Meadows Lake, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Slab Creek Reservoir, El Dorado County, 13 miles away

   Lake Valley Reservoir, Placer County, 18 miles away

   Lake Theodore, Placer County, 19 miles away


Current weather conditions at Ralston Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: COLFAX 11 miles away


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