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Sunset Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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When you arrive at a primitive campground like Sunset Campground you'll realize it was well worth the effort getting here. Water hookups are available here, and this is a primitive campground which needless to say means that there are not too many facilities. At Sunset Campground fun stuff to do is bountiful; to be at this campground is tremendous fun any time.
You've been indoors for too much time; Sunset Campground in California is exactly what you need. Some folks camp here so they can go to Eldorado National Forest. Experience the great outdoors in California at its most excellent at a primitive campground like
 
    this one. Naturally there are restrooms here, and this primitive campground is located in a very striking locality.

This campground is positioned in the scenic Northern Sierra Nevada. The tremendous variety of local attractions
 and such a tremendous variety of outdoors recreation are splendid reasons to come. California is a tremendous outdoors state.
Among the things you can do near Sunset Campground are whitewater paddling, swimming, fishing, and hiking, so there's no way to get bored. American River - South Fork has a magnificent 3.5-mile-in-length category III-IV whitewater section close by, the Riverton to Peavine Ridge Road segment. In general this section of American River - South Fork is an enjoyable spot for whitewater rafting and kayaking. You have to check conditions previous to going; whitewater rafting and kayaking could turn treacherous. The 1.9-mile-from-beginning-to-end Hunsucker Trail is a delightful
 
backcountry hiking trail featuring a splendid 413-foot height difference. This backcountry hiking trail, the Hunsucker Trail is an average backcountry walk that takes about one and a half hours.  

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

   Big Silver Group, -blank-, 0 miles away
      
   Eldorado - Sunset Campground, Pollock Pines, 0 miles away
      
   Fashoda, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Wolf Creek Group, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Wolf Creek, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Lone Rock, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Jones Fork, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Yellowjacket, Pollock Pines, 2 miles away
      
   Yellow Jacket Campground, El Dorado County, 2 miles away
      
   Camino Cove, Pollock Pines, 2 miles away
      

Marinas near Sunset Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Bear River Lake Resort, Pioneer, 18 miles away


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

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Riverton to Peavine Ridge Road)

   Rubicon River, Placer/ El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      Class V - 20.3 miles long (Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.4 miles long (Peavine Ridge Road to Forebay Road)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 9 miles away
      Class III-V - 9.6 miles long (Kyburz to Riverton)

   Silver Creek - South Fork, El Dorado County, 10 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Atherton Flat to Ice House Reservoir)


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

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 5 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 21 miles away

   D. L. Bliss State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Emerald Bay State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 25 miles away


Trails near Sunset Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Hunsucker Trail, El Dorado County, 5 miles away
      1.9 hiking miles, 413 feet elevation difference

   South Fork Trail, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
       6.8 hiking miles, 1919 feet elevation difference

   Dry Lakes Trail, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      4.3 hiking miles, 879 feet elevation difference

   Sun Rock Trail, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 419 feet elevation difference

   Poison Hole Trail, El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      3.3 hiking miles, 1377 feet elevation difference

   Ellicott Trail, El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      1.3 hiking miles, 1591 feet elevation difference

   Grey Trail, Placer County, 8 miles away
      2.4 hiking miles, 2339 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Sunset Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pearl Lake, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Lake Number Three, El Dorado County, 13 miles away

   Stumpy Meadows Lake, El Dorado County, 14 miles away

   Grouse Lake, El Dorado County, 14 miles away


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


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