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Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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AMENITIES:
Tent camping is available
RV hookups are available
Nearby attractions
Fishing
Boating
Cabins
Boat Ramps
Restrooms
Showers
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available
Tap Water

Activities: boating, fishing, hiking, biking and horseback riding

Of course there are restrooms here, and there are water hookups. Ponderosa Cove is an old favorite with the folks of Pollock Pines.
All the magnificent local attractions close by and all the outdoors recreation will make you delighted you came. The wonderful people who control this site and all the splendid passtime activities are a magnificent pull
 
    for lots of people.
You've been indoors for too long, you need to get out of the house; Ponderosa Cove, California is a wonderful site for getting out. Ponderosa Cove is one of the locations to camp here in the Northern Sierra
 Nevada.
There are so many entertaining things to do in the vicinity of Ponderosa Cove; to be at this campground is always fun.
A visit to California is not complete without some camping. On close by Rubicon River you come upon a category V run of whitewater; the Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay sector is 20.3 miles long. This part of Rubicon River is great for those with a large amount of whitewater experience. You ought to check the situation before you go; paddling can become treacherous. A great 1.4-mile-in-length backpacking trail in possession of a great 763-foot height difference is to be found in close proximity. This is the Pigeon Roost Trail; it's a pretty walk. A pretty
 
backpacking trail it is; Pigeon Roost Trail takes approximately one and a half hours to walk. There's a perfect 2-mile-in-length hiking and backpacking trail having a perfect 381-foot elevation variation in the vicinity; this charming hiking and backpacking trail is the Grizzly Canyon Trail.  

BEST WESTERN Stagecoach Inn, Pollock Pines

8 miles away
  
Albert Shafsky House Bed And Breakfast, Placerville

15 miles away
  
Gold Country Inn, Placerville

16 miles away
  
Lexington Historic Cary House Hotel, Placerville

17 miles away


Other campgrounds near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Vista Overflow Campground, El Dorado County, 0 miles away
      
   Eldorado National Forest - Stumpy Meadows Campground, Georgetown, 0 miles away
      
   Black Oak Stumpy Meadows - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 1 miles away
      
   Stumpy Meadows, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Ghost Mountain RV Campground, Pollock Pines, 8 miles away
      
   Big Tree Grove Campground, Placer County, 8 miles away
      
   Camp Chiquita Campground, Georgetown, 10 miles away
      
   Sly Park Campground, Pollock Pines, 10 miles away
      
   Sly Park Recreation Area - Hilltop, Pollock Pines, 10 miles away
      
   Sly Park Recreation Area - Pine Cone, Pollock Pines, 10 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Rubicon River, Placer / El Dorado County, 9 miles away
      Class V - 20.3 miles long (Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 7 miles long (Slab Creek Dam to White Rock Powerhouse)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 2.1 miles long (Mosquito Ridge Road to confluence with Middle Fork)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 10 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.4 miles long (Peavine Ridge Road to Forebay Road)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer / El Dorado County, 11 miles away
      Class II-IV(V+) - 17 miles long (Oxbow Bend to Drivers Flat Road)


Public Lands near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 18 miles away

   Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California, 21 miles away

   Indian Grinding Rock State Park, California, 26 miles away

   Auburn State Park, California, 31 miles away

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 31 miles away


Trails near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pigeon Roost Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      1.4 hiking miles, 763 feet elevation difference

   Grizzly Canyon Trail, Placer County, 4 miles away
      2 hiking miles, 381 feet elevation difference

   Belix Trail, Placer County, 6 miles away
      6.9 hiking miles, 1141 feet elevation difference

   Nevada Point Trail, El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      5.3 hiking miles, 2771 feet elevation difference

   Slide Point Trail, Placer County, 8 miles away
      1.2 hiking miles, 1512 feet elevation difference

   Ellicott Trail, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      1.3 hiking miles, 1591 feet elevation difference

   Grey Trail, Placer County, 9 miles away
      2.4 hiking miles, 2339 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Apple Mountain Golf Resort, Camino, 11 miles away

   Camino Heights Golf Course, Camino, 12 miles away


Lakes Near Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Stumpy Meadows Lake, El Dorado County, 0 miles away

   Slab Creek Reservoir, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Oxbow Reservoir, El Dorado County, 11 miles away


Current weather conditions at Ponderosa Cove, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: COLFAX 8 miles away


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