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Big Meadows, 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

There are water hookups. Big Meadows is a great campground to use as a base while enjoying the Northern Sierra Nevada. Among the things you can do near Big Meadows are fishing, playing golf, hiking, swimming, and whitewater paddling, so running out of amusing stuff to do won’t happen.
You've got to get out of the house; Big Meadows in California is
 
    the outdoors at its most excellent.
All the fine local attractions nearby and the fine variety of outdoors recreation are fine incentives to come. Quite a lot of enjoyable stuff to do in the vicinity of Big Meadows; to be here
 is fine fun any time.
The fine folks who operate this spot and the nicely kept up facilities will make you feel fine. California has a lot of outdoors activities.
A category V, 20.3-mile-in-distance whitewater section can be found on nearby Rubicon River, the Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay sector. Don't go whitewater boating on this section of Rubicon River unless you think your whitewater boating capabilities are very good. Don't forget to check restrictions ahead of going whitewater boating to guarantee your protection. Parsley Bar Trail in close proximity is 1.6 miles long and has a nice 1,582-foot difference in altitude; it's a beautiful great outdoors hiking trail. Hiking
 
the Parsley Bar Trail, an average great outdoors hiking trail, takes roughly speaking two and a half hours. Hunters Trail nearby has a variation in height of 1,957 feet.  

PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley

15 miles away
  
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley

15 miles away
  
Resort At Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley

16 miles away
  
River Ranch Lodge And Restaurant, Tahoe City

17 miles away


Other campgrounds near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Hell Hole Campground, El Dorado County, 1 miles away
      
   French Meadows - Tahoe National Forest, Nevada City, 2 miles away
      
   Poppy Campground, Placer County, 3 miles away
      
   McGuire Campground, Placer County, 3 miles away
      
   Middle Meadows - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 3 miles away
      
   Dewey Campground, Placer County, 3 miles away
      
   Tahoe - Lewis, Norden, 3 miles away
      
   Black Bear Campground, Placer County, 3 miles away
      
   Coyote Group, Norden, 3 miles away
      
   Euchre Bar Trailhead, Norden, 4 miles away
      

Marinas near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Homewood Marina, Homewood, 19 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

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

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.3 miles long (Tadpole Creek to Euchre Bar)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 13 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 15 miles away
      Class IV-V(V+) - 7.5 miles long (Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 16 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Riverton to Peavine Ridge Road)


Public Lands near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 15 miles away

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 18 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 19 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 20 miles away

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 21 miles away


Trails near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Parsley Bar Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      1.6 hiking miles, 1582 feet elevation difference

   Hunters Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      5 hiking miles, 1957 feet elevation difference

   Rubicon Trail, El Dorado County, 4 miles away
      8.4 hiking miles, 2275 feet elevation difference

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

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

   Grey Trail, Placer County, 6 miles away
      2.4 hiking miles, 2339 feet elevation difference

   Steamboat Trail, Placer County, 7 miles away
       11.6 hiking miles, 2686 feet elevation difference


Golf Courses Near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe Donner Golf Course, Truckee, 20 miles away


Lakes Near Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Long Lake, Placer County, 12 miles away

   Nancy Lake, Placer County, 12 miles away

   Salmon Lake, Placer County, 13 miles away

   Stumpy Meadows Lake, El Dorado County, 15 miles away

   Pearl Lake, El Dorado County, 15 miles away


Current weather conditions at Big Meadows, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: LAKE SPAULDING 7 miles away


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