Endless Camping Opportunities to Live on the Land
You can rough it in gorgeous, rustic tent campsites like River Rest Resort. Wake up on the banks of the Yuba river, then make your stovetop breakfast and coffee where you can play all day. At night, let the babbling river lull you to sleep.
So what’s the download? Camping in Nevada County can be divided into three (3) options: Public Lands, Commercial, and Private. Below is a quick guide to get you oriented for your trip planning, or site selection now that you are scrolling on your phone looking for resources:
|Public||State Parks – Malakoff Diggins Area||530-265-2740||Reservations may be required|
|Public||United States Forest Service Tahoe National Park||530-265-4531 (Nevada City) 530-587-3558 (Truckee)||Reservations can be made by calling 877-444-6777|
|Public||Bureau of Land Management (Mother Lode Field)||916-941-3101 (Field Office is in El Dorado)||Permits Required and Reservation and information can be found at Recreation.gov|
|Public||Nevada Irrigation District Camping||530-273-6185||Camping is allowed only in designated areas|
|Commercial||Inn Town Campground||530-265-9900||Check out the website for reservations|
|Private||HipCamp||Online Tool||Think AirBnB for Camping; Certain restrictions may apply per local ordinance|
Afraid of dirt? Enjoy immaculate glamping and yurt sites with convenient stores, pools, and year-round access. Tall, looming pines and cedars surround sites like Inn Town Campground so you can connect with nature comfortably. At Skillman Horse Campground, you and your trusty steed can “cowboy camp” under the stars and boughs. Complete with corrals, hitching posts, and horse troughs.