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Snag Lake Campground

Elevation: 6,600 Feet (2057.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 16 Campsites Undesignated sites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Snag Lake Campground is located 5 miles north of Bassets at an elevation of 6,600 feet. This campground is adjacent to Snag Lake and has 16 undesignated campsites. There is space for small trailers and toilets, but no drinkable water. The fishing is fair to good at Snag Lake and other nearby lakes and there is hand-off boat launching only.

Directions from Sierra City: Travel northeast on Hwy. #49 for approximately 4 miles, turn left onto Gold Lake Hwy. Travel 5 miles north and the campground will be on the right.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: June through October (NOTE: may be open off season, but without managed services.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
camping Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching There is a hand-off boat launch at this campground.
ICON RV Camping Small RVs Welcome
ICON Camping Snag Lake Campground
ICON Fishing The fishing is fair to good in Snag Lake and other nearby lakes.
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs Snag Lake
ICON Viewing Scenery Downieville Ranger District
ICON Viewing Wildlife Downieville Ranger District

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Visitor Information:

Tahoe National Forest, 631 Coyote Street, P.O. Box 6003 , Nevada City, CA, 95959, Phone: 530-265-4531

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