Resting among the ponderosa pines and manzanitas beside Sugar Pine Reservoir, Shirttail Creek Campground is the perfect location for camping out in northern California. It is located in Tahoe National Forest, a vast expanse of woodlands, hills, and mountains encompassing nearly 900,000 acres. It is one of California’s most popular locations for outdoor recreation, and staying at Shirttail Creek is a fantastic way to explore the area and experience everything it has to offer. The campground is pet-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend along for an unforgettable camping trip.
The nightly fee for a standard site at the campground is $24. Double and triple sites are also available for $48 and $72 respectively. The campground’s facilities and amenities are well-maintained, and you can find picnic tables, campfire rings, grills, and drinking water on the premises. You’ll have plenty of things to do while you’re staying at Shirttail Creek — there are lots of activities available in the surrounding area. The adjacent reservoir is a nice spot for swimming, fishing, or boating. There are also many hiking trails in the area that run through the breathtaking woods and mountains of Tahoe National Forest. The American River is also close to the campground, and it is often used for swimming and fishing.
When you’re camping at Shirttail Creek, make sure your canine companion remains leashed at all times. Also note that the dump station is only open on Sundays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and there is a fee of $6 to use it. Reservations for the campground must be made at least four days in advance.
You and your dog will have a blast at Shirttail Creek Campground, and you’ll make some great memories to share. You’ll also enjoy Tahoe National Forest; it is a dream come true for those who love the outdoors!