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Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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AMENITIES:
Fishing
Boating
Cabins
Boat Ramps
Restrooms
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

Activities: fishing, hiking and horseback riding

There are of course restrooms at this campground. Pierce Creek is a glorious campground to use as a base while enjoying the Northern Sierra Nevada. Pierce Creek is often visited by the residents of Emigrant Gap. It's just not possible to run out of exciting things to do in close proximity to Pierce Creek; it is a fun spot for the whole family.
Camping in California is such an enjoyable thing to do.
The helpful operators of the campground and all the great passtime activities
 
    have people coming from far and wide. As if Pierce Creek wasn't enough, you can also go swimming, hiking, fishing, and whitewater paddling, so most likely you want to stick around.
All the glorious local attractions in the neighborhood
 and the nearby outdoors recreation are sure to keep you coming back time and again.
The Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir section is a nice 7.5-mile-from-beginning-to-end category IV-V(V+) stretch of whitewater on Yuba River - South Fork. Only those expert in raft paddling should endeavor to kayak this stretch of Yuba River - South Fork. If you are going raft paddling, you ought to always check the latest conditions. Grouse Ridge Trail is a picturesque close by hiking and backpacking trail; it has a difference between top and bottom of 1,886 feet and is 6.2 miles in distance. You must have one day to walk the Grouse Ridge Trail; it's a challenging walk. Going for a trek tops anything;
 
the 3.6-mile-in-length Spaulding Lake Trail is close at hand; it has a variation in elevation of 601 feet. If by chance you enjoy backcountry hiking, you will enjoy a nearby wilderness trail with a magnificent 863-foot variation in height, 2.  

Deer Creek Inn, Nevada City

18 miles away
  
Donner Lake Village, Truckee

21 miles away
  
Nakoma Golf Resort, Clio

21 miles away
  
Chalet View Lodge, Graeagle

25 miles away


Other campgrounds near Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Silver Tip Campground, Placer County, 2 miles away
      
   Indian Springs Campground, Nevada County, 2 miles away
      
   Tahoe National Forest - Indian Springs Campground, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Kelly Lake Campground, Placer County, 2 miles away
      
   PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Lodgepole, Emigrant Gap, 2 miles away
      
   Grouse Ridge Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Cisco Grove Campground & Recreational Vehicle, Cisco Grove, 3 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Pierce Creek, 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)

   Fordyce Creek, Nevada County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12 miles long (Fordyce Lake to Lake Spaulding)

   American River - North Fork, Placer County, 7 miles away
      Class IV-V - 12.3 miles long (Tadpole Creek to Euchre Bar)

   Yuba River - South Fork, Nevada / Placer County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 5.2 miles long (Kingvale to Cisco Grove)

   Yuba River - North Fork, Sierra County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 13 miles long (Wild Plum Campground to Downieville)


Public Lands near Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Tahoe National Forest, California, 17 miles away

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 22 miles away

   Plumas-Eureka State Park, California, 24 miles away

   Donner Memorial State Park, California, 24 miles away

   Burton Creek State Park, California, 32 miles away


Trails near Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Grouse Ridge Trail, Nevada County, 1 miles away
       6.2 hiking miles, 1886 feet elevation difference

   Spaulding Lake Trail, Nevada County, 2 miles away
       3.6 hiking miles, 601 feet elevation difference

   Mears Lake Valley Trail, Placer County, 3 miles away
      2.1 hiking miles, 863 feet elevation difference

   Glacier Lakes Trail, Nevada County, 4 miles away
       9 hiking miles, 770 feet elevation difference

   Round Lake Trail, Nevada County, 4 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 406 feet elevation difference

   Crooked Lakes Trail, Nevada County, 4 miles away
       7.4 hiking miles, 350 feet elevation difference

   Big Valley Trail, Placer County, 5 miles away
      2.8 hiking miles, 1052 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Kelly Lake, Placer County, 2 miles away

   Lake Valley Reservoir, Placer County, 2 miles away

   Carr Lake, Nevada County, 5 miles away

   Rucker Lake, Nevada County, 5 miles away

   Faucherie Lake, Nevada County, 5 miles away


Current weather conditions at Pierce Creek, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DOWNIEVILLE 6 miles away


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