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Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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There are naturally restrooms at this campground. The people who care for the campground and all the amusing stuff to do beat anything. Some activities here at Lodgepole are hiking, fishing, whitewater paddling, and swimming, so you won’t get bored.
Lodgepole is a very popular campground among people of Emigrant Gap. Lodgepole is a good campground to use as a base while enjoying the Northern Sierra Nevada.
We all need to go for a weekend of camping every so often, and Lodgepole in California is the outdoors at its best. So much enjoyable stuff next to Lodgepole, and it's always fun to be at this campground.
So many local attractions
 
    and all the outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back over and over. Going for a weekend of camping here in California is something you must do.
Near Lodgepole is a great 7.5-mile-in-distance segment of whitewater on
 Yuba River - South Fork, a class IV-V(V+), this is the Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir segment. This part of Yuba River - South Fork is great for those with a good deal of whitewater knowledge. Check conditions prior to departure on the whitewater, or else it's not secure. Mears Lake Valley Trail has a difference in altitude of 863 feet; this picturesque backpacking and hiking trail is 2.1 miles from beginning to end. You should schedule two hours to walk the demanding Mears Lake Valley Trail. Big Valley Trail is a lovely hiking and backpacking trail; it's 2.8 miles long and has an elevation difference of 1,052 feet. When you're backcountry hiking the lovely Big Valley Trail you have  
to set aside around three hours for the backcountry trek. Spaulding Lake Trail is a pretty close by hiking trail; it has a variation between top and bottom of 601 feet and is 3.  

Deer Creek Inn, Nevada City

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Nakoma Golf Resort, Clio

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Chalet View Lodge, Graeagle

26 miles away
  
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley

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Other campgrounds near Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Emigrant Gap, 0 miles away
      
   Silver Tip Campground, Placer County, 1 miles away
      
   Kelly Lake Campground, Placer County, 2 miles away
      
   Pierce Creek, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Indian Springs Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Tahoe National Forest - Indian Springs Campground, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Snowflower, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Thousand Trails, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 5 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.3 miles long (Tadpole Creek to Euchre Bar)

   Fordyce Creek, Nevada County, 8 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 14.5 miles long (Euchre Bar to Colfax-Iowa Hill Road)


Public Lands near Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 18 miles away

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 25 miles away

   Plumas-Eureka State Park, California, 26 miles away

   Empire Mine State Park, California, 31 miles away


Trails near Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Mears Lake Valley Trail, Placer County, 1 miles away
      2.1 hiking miles, 863 feet elevation difference

   Big Valley Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      2.8 hiking miles, 1052 feet elevation difference

   Spaulding Lake Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
       3.6 hiking miles, 601 feet elevation difference

   Grouse Ridge Trail, Nevada County, 3 miles away
       6.2 hiking miles, 1886 feet elevation difference

   Sugar Pine Point Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       4.4 hiking miles, 392 feet elevation difference

   Burnett Canyon Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
      1.1 hiking miles, 753 feet elevation difference

   Beacroft Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
       4.6 hiking miles, 2690 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lake Valley Reservoir, Placer County, 0 miles away

   Kelly Lake, Placer County, 2 miles away

   Rucker Lake, Nevada County, 5 miles away

   Salmon Lake, Placer County, 6 miles away

   Carr Lake, Nevada County, 6 miles away


Current weather conditions at Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DOWNIEVILLE 7 miles away


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