Located on Rollins Lake in beautiful Grass Valley, Peninsula Family Camping can offer you and your family room to spread out. Enjoy camping and outdoor recreation like it was meant to be. Come enjoy old-fashioned quiet family camping at its finest. With over 300 acres, surrounded by Rollins Lake, Peninsula provides a great escape to the beauty of nature, a way to re-energize and reconnect with family and friends. With a mild summer climate, at 2200 feet elevation, they are just 30 minutes from historic Grass Valley and Nevada City in the heart of the motherlode country and just 1.5 hours from Sacramento or Reno. Come for a weekend or stay for a week, with great fishing, water sports, boating, biking or just sitting around the campfire.

  • Hours Reserve online
  • Address 21597 You Bet Road, Chicago Park, CA 95945
  • Phone 530-477-9413
  • Website Peninsula Camping & Boating Resort
  • Best Feature Free ice cream every Saturday from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, you can’t beat that.
  • Fishing
  • Biking
  • Boat Rentals

They do not recommend using GPS or internet maps for directions. They are very unreliable for their location and may take you down roads with no turn around. Instead, use the directions on their website.


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