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PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

   

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Campfires are allowed

You are permitted to have a campfire at this campground. The splendid variety of local attractions and all the outdoors recreation are fine incentives to come. PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole is very popular with the folks from Emigrant Gap.
This campground is one of the good spots to camp here in the Northern Sierra Nevada. There's more to do in close proximity to PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole other than just hanging out such as whitewater paddling, hiking, swimming, and fishing, so most likely you want to stay a bit.
Ok, you've been cooped up too long; PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole,
 
    California is a glorious spot for getting out. It's completely out of the question to get bored in California if you have a thing about the outdoors.
Famous California kindness and the skillfully maintained facilities will make
 you feel splendid. At PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole entertaining stuff to do is bountiful; it is a glorious escape from the ordinary.
The Cisco Grove to Spaulding Reservoir portion is a wonderful 7.5-mile-in-distance grade IV-V(V+) segment of whitewater on Yuba River - South Fork. For skilled raft paddlers this segment of Yuba River - South Fork is an exciting spot to run. Check current conditions prior to departure on the whitewater, otherwise it's not safe and sound. A tremendous hiking trail in possession of a variation between top and bottom of 863 feet, and 2.1 miles long, is to be found nearby. This picturesque hiking trail is the Mears Lake Valley Trail. In case you
 
yearn for a challenging hike, Mears Lake Valley Trail takes approximately two hours to hike. The 601 foot variation in height Spaulding Lake Trail is a lovely place to go trekking; it's 3.  

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Other campgrounds near PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   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
      
   Indian Springs Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding Campground, Nevada County, 3 miles away
      
   Tahoe National Forest - Indian Springs Campground, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Lake Spaulding, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Snowflower, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      
   Thousand Trails, Emigrant Gap, 3 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near PG and E - Donner Summit Area - 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 PG and E - Donner Summit Area - 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 PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

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

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

   Round Lake Trail, Nevada County, 5 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 406 feet elevation difference


Lakes Near PG and E - Donner Summit Area - 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 PG and E - Donner Summit Area - Lodgepole, Northern Sierra Nevada, California
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Local climate location: DOWNIEVILLE 7 miles away


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