Lakeside (Truckee) Campground


Lakeside Campground is located on the picturesque Prosser Reservoir in the Tahoe National Forest, just 10 minutes north of Truckee. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, canoeing, fishing and abundant hiking and off-road trails. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.


Facilities

The campground offers single-family campsites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Nearby attractions

Boca Reservoir is 30 minutes east of the campground, offering additional boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Truckee, 10 minutes south, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivitiy, top notch restaraunts, resorts, and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Lake Tahoe is located 30 minutes south and offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options. Other recreational opportunities include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trial, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails.

Natural feaures

The campground is situated on the northwestern shore of the reservoir, in an open area with scattered lodgepole pine and fir trees. Some sites have limited shade, while others are in full sun. Many sites have views of the reservoir and surrounding mountains.

Recreation

Prosser Reservoir is a popular location for canoeing, swimming and fishing. Power boating is allowed but a 10-mph speed limit is enforced. A boat ramp is located about a mile south of the campground near Prosser Ranch Group Campground. The surrounding area offers many hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails.


Driving directions to Lakeside (Truckee) Campground

From Interstate 80 in Truckee take exit 188, Highway 89 north toward Sierraville. In approximately 3.5 miles turn right at the sign for Prosser Recreation Sites. In one mile the campground will be on the left..

Location and contact info

Unnamed Road, CA 96161

For campground inquires, please call:(530)587-3558. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL: 1 (877) 444-6777.

Lakeside (Truckee) Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 2:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 12:00 PM
  • Max num of people: 6
  • Max num of vehicles: 1
  • Max vehicle length: 40
  • Pets allowed
  • Hike in distance to site:
  • Location rating:
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Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

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Amenities at Lakeside (Truckee) Campground

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    Shade

  • supplies

    Picnic table

    Picnic tables

    Grills/Fire ring


Activities at Lakeside (Truckee) Campground

Camping

Hiking

Boating

Fishing

Off highway vehicle trails

Swimming

Mountain biking

Water activities

Kayaking

Canoeing


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How does check-in work?

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