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Quick Facts

Ahart Campground

Elevation: 5,300 Feet (1652.1 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: No
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 12 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

Ahart Campground is located one mile above French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 12 campsites, toilets, but no water. There is a river here to so you can purify water from this source.

Directions from Foresthill: Travel 36 miles east on Mosquito Ridge Rd. and proceed to the campground. The campground is one mile above French Meadows Reservoir on Mosquito Ridge Rd.

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



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



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Snowed in. Updated: 2005-02-08 12:09:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Ahart Campground
Yes



Related Activities
Big Trees Picnic Ground - French Meadows Campground is located 26 miles east of Foresthill at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 75 campsites, potable water, toilets and a boat ramp. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

Dolly Creek Fishing Site - Dolly Creek is a native rainbow trout fishery located on the northeast shore of French Meadows Reservoir. Ahart Campground is located near this creek.

French Picnic Ground - French Picnic site is located on the south shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This picnic ground has 7 sites with tables and grills. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

Lewis Campground - Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 40 sites. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

McGuire Picnic Ground - McGuire Picnic Site is at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This picnic ground has 10 sites. There is potable water and toilets. The beach and swimming area is adjacent to the picnic ground.

Poppy Campground - Poppy Campground is located on the northwest shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 12 campsites. There are no toilets, no drinkable water and no trash removal.

Rice Creek Fishing Site - Rice Creek is a native rainbow trout fishery located northeast of French Meadows Reservoir. This creek is just past Ahart Campground.

Talbot Campground - Talbot Campground is located five miles above French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,600 feet. The campground has 5 campsites and is on the Middle Fork of the American River. The Granite Chief area is nearby.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Foresthill Ranger District, 22830 Foresthill Road , Foresthill, CA, 95631, Phone: 530-367-2224, TTY: 530-367-2226

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