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Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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You really can't spend too much time in the city; you need to get out every now and then, and Picayune in California is a good choice. There are so many fun things to do next to Picayune, and spending time at this campground is fantastically fun.
Picayune is a very well prized campground by the folks of Homewood. The pleasant variety of local attractions and the pleasant variety of outdoors recreation will make you happy you came. The workforce of this good campground and the good facilities are cause enough to come here.
A lot of folks select Picayune when they come to take a look at Sugar Pine Point State Park. This campground is one of the glorious sites to camp here
 
    in the Northern Sierra Nevada.
Among the things you can do right next door to Picayune are fishing, swimming, whitewater paddling, hiking, and playing golf, so it's out of the question to get bored. Going camping for a couple
 of days here in California is something you should do.
29 feet of ice cold snow fall yearly on the 56 trails of Homewood. This close by ski mountain has an elevation difference of 1,650 feet and has 8 great ski lifts. About 35% of the trails covering the 1,260 acres of skiable terrain at Homewood are red and black while 65% of the trails are easy. Skiers like Homewood; it's a nice ski mountain. Granlibakken nearby is a delightful ski area; it gets blanketed by 17 feet of great snow per year; it has 1 slopes, 2 lifts, and a glorious 300-foot vertical drop. The black and red slopes at Granlibakken account for 5% of the slopes, and they are incredibly glorious; learners and children are
 
in luck too, 95% of the 10 acres of terrain are blanketed by green and blue slopes. General Creek Trail is 11.2 miles in distance.  

Granlibakken Tahoe, Tahoe City

4 miles away
  
River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City

4 miles away
  
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley

5 miles away
  
Americas Best Value Inn, Tahoe City

5 miles away


Other campgrounds near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Sandy Beach, Tahoe City, 2 miles away
      
   Kaspian, Homewood, 3 miles away
      
   William Kent, Olympic Valley, 3 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1127.7, Homewood, 4 miles away
      
   Lake Tahoe Basin Mu - William Kent, Olympic Valley, 4 miles away
      
   Bear Lake, Homewood, 4 miles away
      
   Bear Creek Campground, Placer County, 4 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1125.2, Homewood, 4 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1120.6 - Richardson Lake, Homewood, 5 miles away
      
   Pacific Crest Trail Trailcamp 1138.0 - Five Lakes Creek, Tahoe City, 5 miles away
      

Marinas near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Homewood Marina, Homewood, 3 miles away

   Tahoe City Marina, Tahoe City, 5 miles away

   Meeks Bay Marina, Tahoma, 6 miles away

   North Tahoe Marina, Tahoe Vista, 13 miles away

   Camp Richardson Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 14 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Truckee River, Placer / Nevada County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 27 miles long (Stampede Meadows Road to Floriston)

   Silver Creek - South Fork, El Dorado County, 17 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Atherton Flat to Ice House Reservoir)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 17 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.6 miles long (Strawberry to Kyburz)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 19 miles away
      Class III-V - 9.6 miles long (Kyburz to Riverton)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 20 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)


Public Lands near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 5 miles away

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 6 miles away

   D. L. Bliss State Park, California, 9 miles away

   Emerald Bay State Park, California, 11 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 12 miles away


Trails near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   General Creek Trail, El Dorado County, 5 miles away
       11.2 hiking miles, 1596 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, 6 miles away
      4.4 hiking miles, 1394 feet elevation difference

   Pacific Crest Trail - section 14, overlapping County, 6 miles away
      54.3 hiking miles, 2897 feet elevation difference

   Granite Chief Trail, Placer County, 7 miles away
       5.2 hiking miles, 2105 feet elevation difference

   McKinstry Trail, Placer County, 9 miles away
      8 hiking miles, 2734 feet elevation difference

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


Beaches Near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lester Beach, El Dorado County, 9 miles away

   Calawee Cove Beach, El Dorado County, 9 miles away

   Patton Beach, Placer County, 11 miles away

   Atagam Beach, Placer County, 13 miles away

   Baldwin Beach, El Dorado County, 13 miles away


Golf Courses Near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe City Golf Course, Tahoe City, 5 miles away

   Lahontan Golf Club, Truckee, 10 miles away

   Timilick Golf Club, Truckee, 11 miles away

   Northstar At Tahoe Golf Course, Truckee, 11 miles away

   Ponderosa Golf Course, Truckee, 12 miles away


Lakes Near Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lake Tahoe, Placer County, 5 miles away

   Lake Number Three, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Pearl Lake, El Dorado County, 12 miles away

   Donner Lake, Nevada County, 12 miles away

   Grouse Lake, El Dorado County, 13 miles away


Current weather conditions at Picayune, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DONNER MEMORIAL ST PK 5 miles away


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