Camp at Bretz Mill Campground

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3286 ft

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Bretz Mill Campground is located on scenic Big Creek in Sierra National Forest, with access to Shaver Lake.

Bretz Mill Campground is truly one of a kind - no fee, open year round, first come, first serve. This is a wonderful campground is an oasis for those seeking to picnic, cool off during hot summer days, or explore snowy trails. This is also a great place to spend the night when many campgrounds at higher elevations are hidden under feet of snow in the winter. 

The maximum group size is 6 people per site. Each site is equipped with grills and fire rings. There are bathrooms at the campground. 

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Stand Up Paddle
Fitness
Rock Climbing
Cycling
Snowboarding
Chillin
Camping
Fishing
Photography
Running
Skiing
Swimming
Snowshoeing
Backpacking
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
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ūü•áTop Contributor

7 months ago

No fees CLEAR WATER

The water is pretty and clear and NO FEES. Shaver Lake is the best place to go on a budget if you want to avoid fees and just CAMP.

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