Camping in Calaveras

Camping is one of the best ways to experience Calaveras County’s four-season recreation environments from the rolling foothills of the Gold Country to the spectacular High Sierra. Wherever you choose to stay, be sure to look up into our night skies – free of light pollution, the views are awe inspiring. As always, when staying … Continued

Camping at New Melones

The Glory Hole Recreation Area offers great camping at New Melones, with sites overlooking the lake. There are 140 campsites at 2 campgrounds: Big Oak and Ironhorse, most accommodating either RV or tent camping. Campground amenities include: campfire rings and picnic tables at each site | campfire programs | amphitheater | interpretive hikes | horseshoes | … Continued

Pardee Lake Camping

Pardee Lake Camping is a peaceful, quiet experience, perfect for seniors and families, offering 141 oak-shaded camp sites with picnic tables and fire rings in two separate campgrounds available on a first-come, first-served basis. The Lakeview campground is closest to the marina area, with a short walk to showers, laundry room café, restrooms and swimming pools … Continued

Lake Camanche Camping

You can book your campsites online choosing from more than 550 tent camping sites spread over the North and South Shores. Campsite amenities include bbqs. water, picnic tables, hot showers, laundry facilities and restrooms. Primitive sites usually have no amenities like water, picnic tables or restrooms close by. If you’re new to camping, Lake Camanche has … Continued

New Hogan Lake Camping

New Hogan Lake camping, picnicking and RV sites are well designed to give beautiful views of the lake. There are 207 campsites available for reservation at three campgrounds: Acorn, Oak Knoll & Deer Flat with boat-in camping, plus one group campground that can accommodate up to 50 people, called Coyote Point. While here, you can … Continued

Salt Spring Valley Reservoir Camping

Salt Spring Valley Reservoir camping is located right next to the lake for great access to fishing, boating, swimming and jet skiing. There are 80 acres of campgrounds with tent and RV camping available, a dump station, restrooms, showers, and picnic tables. Sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Just 15-minutes’ drive from Copperopolis, … Continued

Angels Camp RV & Camping Resort

Angels Camp RV Camping Resort is a family-friendly park with over 100 sites. The resort is perfect for groups, families, and couples. With full hookups, comfortable lodges, rustic cabins and tent sites available year-round. Located just a few miles south of historic downtown Angels Camp, you’ll have a perfect spot to relax between your adventures … Continued

Camping in Bear Valley area

There are multiple high country campsites along the Ebbetts Pass National Scenic Byway including: Stanislaus National Forest Camping is available at Spicer Reservoir on a first-come, first-served basis. To get to the campground, take Spicer Reservoir Road 9 miles off Highway 4. For individual sites, (6 people and up to 2 cars – $5 for … Continued

Winter Camping in Calaveras

Upper Elevation: Winter Mountain Camping Thinking about winter camping? A night out in the solitude and quiet of winter can be an unforgettable experience, and it can be quite accessible if you’re using one of the convenient Sno-Park parking areas along Ebbetts Pass near Bear Valley. From these staging areas, for which you will need … Continued

Family vacation: Camping in Calaveras County

Calaveras County has got some incredible (and surprisingly easy to snag) camping spots. Here are some places we think are worthy of a great outdoors family vacation (sleeping under the stars style).

Calaveras County PSPS FAQ – Know Before You Go

Ready to learn about traveling through Calaveras County during Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) event? Traveling throughout northern and central California during the fall means preparing for Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) planned Public Safety Power Shutoffs. The public (including residents, visitors, information centers, hotels and businesses) receive notice from PG&E at the same time. … Continued

Your Guide to the Biggest September Events in Calaveras County

Looking for the biggest events Calaveras has on offer in September? You’ve come to the right place! Read on for the rest of our biggest September Events in Calaveras County, listed in chronological order below. (Featured image above: Ironstone Concours d’Elegance Amphicar I Courtesy of Ironstone Concours Foundation – photographer Ron Kimball) If you want … Continued