15 boat/hike-in campsites, no trailer sites, tables/benches, stoves/barbecues and restrooms.
Normally, Hell Hole Reservoir is incredibly difficult to reach due to the long winding roads and steep shores. Due to this, Upper Hell Hole is the only campsite set along the water. The drive is worth it though, and once you reach the campsite you’ll have easy access to the pristine waters and absolutely gorgeous views.
- Hours No reservations, the campground is generally open between May 15th and September15th. These dates are affected by snowfall.
- Address Eleven Pines Road, Georgetown, CA 95634
- Phone 530-333-4312
- Website Upper Hell Hole Walk/Boat-In Campground
- Best Feature Hiking trails nearby
- Elevation: 4,600 Feet
- Pet Friendly
Location: 22 miles east of Georgetown on Wentworth Springs Road, and 29 miles northeast on Forest Highway 2 (Eleven Pines road) to Hell Hole Reservoir, then 3 miles southeast by boat or hiking trail.
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Piped drinking water, wheelchair accessible restrooms and some vault toilets. Activities include swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, trails for biking, hiking, and horseback riding.
Forbes Creek Group Campground is located on the southeast shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir in a cedar and pine forest overlooking the reservoir. It is near the North Fork of the American River with access to trails and swimming.