Camp at Smalley Cove Campground

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1045 ft

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Smalley Cove Campground is nestled on the shore of the Kerckhoff Reservoir, in the beautiful Sierra foothills.

This campground operates on a first-come first-serve basis. Oaks and pine trees provide adequate shade. Each campsite is equipped with a picnic table and grill. The campground provides toilets and drinking water. Smalley Cove Campground is typically open year-round, but check with the U.S. Forest Service before going. The campground fee is $14/night, $3/additional vehicle, and $1 for pets. 

There are lots of activities to pursue while staying at Smalley Cove: hiking, trail running, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, yoga, and photography. 

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Stand Up Paddle
Rock Climbing
Cycling
Chillin
Camping
Fishing
Photography
Mountain Biking
Yoga
Swimming
Snowshoeing
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Forest
Lake
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

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not the lake pictured.

Small fun lake, no pine trees as pictured.

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