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The Best Camping in Sierraville

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Top camping spots in and near Sierraville

  • Calpine, California

    Camp at the Calpine Fire Lookout

    I think all explorers agree there is nothing more serene than being surrounded by nothing but wilderness. If you are one of these said explorers, a trip to Calpine's fire lookout is a must.Calpine is a forest fire lookout tower that was constructed in 1934 and is one of 3 remaining examples of th...
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  • Sierra City, California

    Haypress Creek Trail

    2.95 mi / 682 ft gain
    Haypress Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Alleghany, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden

    87.09 mi / 15883 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section M - Highway 49 to Belden is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Camp at Sardine Lake Campground

    5.0
    This campground is first come first serve and is located near Lower Sardine Lake.  There are a couple bathrooms located around the loop. Most campsites have trees, perfect for hammocking and shade. The campsite has great views of the mountains. There are a couple hiking trails nearby. Lower Sard...
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  • Sierra City, California

    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail

    5.76 mi / 1434 ft gain
    Volcano Lake & Mountain Mine Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Sierra City, California.
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  • Sierra City, California

    Sierra Buttes and Sardine Lakes

    4.8
    6.19 mi / 3333 ft gain
    The Sierra Buttes are one of the most scenic mountain features in all of the Sierra Nevadas. Nestled below the buttes are Upper and Lower Sardine lakes which both offer amazing fishing. Sardine Lake Resort lies at the base of the mountains and offers boat rentals, dining and cabin rentals. Just m...
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  • Calpine, California

    Camp at Salmon Creek Campground

    Salmon Creek Campground is a quiet campground in the Northern Sierra Buttes. Since it is right up the road from Sardine Lakes it seems to get overlooked a bit. We were able to reserve three campsites the same week of our trip. There were 11 to choose from! The campground is just passed the turn f...
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  • Nevada City, California

    Grouse Ridge Trail

    10.75 mi / 1798 ft gain
    Grouse Ridge Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Floriston, California

    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72

    12.11 mi / 2090 ft gain
    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72 is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Verdi, Nevada.
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  • Nevada County, California

    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49

    37.02 mi / 5036 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49 is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Truckee, California

    Paradise Lake Trail

    15.05 mi / 2618 ft gain
    Paradise Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Backpack to Warren Lake

    4.0
    The first 1.6 miles along the Pacifc Crest Trail is the same route to Summit Lake Trail. When you see the fork for Warren Lake and Summit Lake, head to the left. Although the Summit Lake trail looks easier, which it is, don't let that detour you. Start climbing up the 1,500ft incline then drop ba...
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Warren Lake Trail

    13.67 mi / 3967 ft gain
    Warren Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    White Rock Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail

    23.45 mi / 3898 ft gain
    White Rock Lake Via Pacific Crest Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Hike to the Peter Benson Hut

    5.0
    11.6 mi / 1800 ft gain
    Drive to the top of Donner Summit via the Old Hwy 40 and park at the Donner Summit PCT trailhead, just past the Sugar Bowl Academy Building. Begin hiking up-hill through a somewhat forested area for about 2 miles. Shortly after you pass the trail sign for the Mt. Judah Loop, you will come to a sm...
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  • Plumas County, California

    Lake Basin Trail to Long Lake to Round Lake Trail Loop

    7.76 mi / 1348 ft gain
    Lake Basin Trail to Long Lake to Round Lake Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Blairsden Graeagle, California.
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