Located in Tahoe National Forest, Yuba Pass is a stunning campground with tons of great activities for you and your furry best friend. The campground is surrounded by a dense forest which keeps the campsites shady and cool. There are 20 campsites in total at this furrific campground, and the nightly rate at Yuba Pass is $24. However, note that hookups aren't offered here.
If you and your pup enjoy hiking together, there are tons of great trails to check out near the campground, including the pawesome Wild Plum Loop Trail. This 0.8-mile trail begins about 12 miles from Yuba Pass, and it takes you through a lovely woodland area. As you’re walking along the trail, you may get to see some of the many bird species that live in the Tahoe National Forest, including black-backed woodpeckers, calliope hummingbirds, and northern pygmy-owls.
The Wild Plum Loop Trail also connects to the famous 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail. If you’d like, you and your pup can tackle a small portion of this iconic trail. As you’re walking, you’ll get to enjoy the views of the area’s mountains and valleys.
Yuba Pass is also a good choice for water lovers and anglers. You can try your luck fishing for freshwater fish in the North Yuba River, which runs past the campground. If you’re bringing a boat and want to spend some time on the water, Sardine Lake is just nine miles from Yuba Pass. There are also boat rentals available at this lake.
At the end of the day, you and your pup can relax and enjoy your campsite’s amenities. Each campsite comes with a picnic table and a campfire ring. You and your pup will both have fun curling up next to a roaring fire at your campsite!
Yuba Pass is a scenic campground with plenty to offer hikers, boaters, and anglers. Bring doggy bags with you so you can clean up after your dog while you’re camping, and enjoy your trip to Yuba Pass!