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Northwind, 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

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

Naturally there are restrooms here. The Northern Sierra Nevada scenery is always beautiful. At Northwind cool stuff to do is abundant, and it is a very glorious campground.
The glorious people who operate this place and all the fun things to do attract people from far and wide.
This section of California has a glorious deal of outdoors activities on hand. There's
 
    a load of outdoors recreation available around here such as swimming, fishing, hiking, and whitewater paddling, so you won’t get bored.
Eager to raise that tent of yours; Northwind in California is the outdoors at its greatest.
 Some folks stay at this campground for the purpose of being in the vicinity of Eldorado National Forest.
A pleasant 9.6-mile-from-start-to-finish whitewater stretch on American River - South Fork is nearby. This, the Kyburz to Riverton sector, is a class III-V. This sector of American River - South Fork is recommended for proficient whitewater boaters exclusively. Don't go whitewater kayaking or rafting ahead of first checking conditions; it's hazardous stuff. 4 miles of picturesque wilderness hiking trail is to be found nearby; this is the Sun Rock Trail having a variation in elevation of 419 feet. 1,011 feet of difference between top and bottom and 2.9 miles of backcountry trekking
 
is what you get at Windmiller Trail, a pretty hiking and backpacking trail around here. A delightful three hours of backcountry trekking is waiting for you along the Windmiller Trail.  

Best Western Stagecoach Inn, Pollock Pines

18 miles away
  
Kirkwood Mountain Resort, Kirkwood

21 miles away
  
PlumpJack Squaw Valley Inn, Olympic Valley

21 miles away
  
Village At Squaw Valley, Olympic Valley

21 miles away


Other campgrounds near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Strawberry Point, Kyburz, 1 miles away
      
   Ice House, Kyburz, 1 miles away
      
   Eldorado - Ice House Campground, Pollock Pines, 1 miles away
      
   Silver Creek Group, Grizzly Flats, 2 miles away
      
   Eldorado - Wench Creek Campground, Pollock Pines, 3 miles away
      
   Jones Fork, Pollock Pines, 3 miles away
      
   Lone Rock, Pollock Pines, 3 miles away
      
   Azalea Cove, Kyburz, 3 miles away
      
   Wench Creek Group, Kyburz, 3 miles away
      
   Wench Creek - Eldorado National Forest, Placerville, 4 miles away
      

Marinas near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Bear River Lake Resort, Pioneer, 16 miles away

   Homewood Marina, Homewood, 19 miles away

   Meeks Bay Marina, Tahoma, 19 miles away

   Fallen Leaf Marina, South Lake Tahoe, 19 miles away


Paddling Rivers Near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 5 miles away
      Class III-V - 9.6 miles long (Kyburz to Riverton)

   Silver Creek - South Fork, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      Class V+ - 2 miles long (Atherton Flat to Ice House Reservoir)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.5 miles long (Riverton to Peavine Ridge Road)

   American River - South Fork, El Dorado County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V - 9.4 miles long (Peavine Ridge Road to Forebay Road)

   Rubicon River, Placer / El Dorado County, 12 miles away
      Class V - 20.3 miles long (Ellicott Bridge to Ralston Afterbay)


Public Lands near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Eldorado National Forest, California, 1 miles away

   Sugar Pine Point State Park, California, 19 miles away

   Emerald Bay State Park, California, 19 miles away

   D. L. Bliss State Park, California, 19 miles away

   Washoe Meadows State Park, California, 22 miles away


Trails near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Sun Rock Trail, El Dorado County, 5 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 419 feet elevation difference

   Windmiller Trail, El Dorado County, 6 miles away
      2.9 hiking miles, 1011 feet elevation difference

   Poison Hole Trail, El Dorado County, 7 miles away
      3.3 hiking miles, 1377 feet elevation difference

   Loon Lake Trail, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      2.7 hiking miles, 556 feet elevation difference

   Red Peak Trail, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      6.5 hiking miles, 1766 feet elevation difference

   Highland Trail, El Dorado County, 8 miles away
      8 hiking miles, 2237 feet elevation difference

   Hunsucker Trail, El Dorado County, 9 miles away
      1.9 hiking miles, 413 feet elevation difference


Beaches Near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lester Beach, El Dorado County, 19 miles away

   Calawee Cove Beach, El Dorado County, 20 miles away


Lakes Near Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pearl Lake, El Dorado County, 7 miles away

   Lake Number Three, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Grouse Lake, El Dorado County, 10 miles away

   Cup Lake, El Dorado County, 18 miles away

   Silver Lake, Amador County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Northwind, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: GEORGETOWN RANGER STN 17 miles away


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