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BLACK OAK, CA

part ofEldorado National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: BLACK OAK
Status: Open through Sun Oct 12 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Black Oak Campground is group camping destination near Stumpy Meadows Lake on the Eldorado National Forest. The forest boasts over 400 miles of hiking trails and an abundance of lakes and rivers for fishing and swimming.

Natural Features:

Black Oak sits at an elevation of 4,400 feet, within walking distance of the lake in the foothills of the rugged Sierra Nevada Range in California.

In the Eldorado National Forest, the climate is similar to that of the Mediterranean, with warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Recreation:

Stumpy Meadows Lake, with its clear waters and 5-mph speed limit, offers plenty of swimming, kayaking and canoeing opportunities. The lake is regularly stocked with rainbow trout from May to August. Campers also enjoy birding and picnicking.

Facilities:

The group campground offers one RV site and three tent-only sites. The RV site accommodates up to 75 people, while the tent sites accommodate groups of 25 or 50. Each site is equipped with picnic and serving tables, grills and a campfire circle. Vault toilets are provided. A dump station is located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

The El Dorado County Scenic Byway offers miles of scenic driving.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Circles
  • Canoeing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Know Before You Go
  • No electric hookups available
  • A fee will be charged for extra people, vehicles and pets
  • Click here for more information on the Eldorado National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.90417, -120.5875
38°54'15"N, 120°35'15"W

From Georgetown, head northeast on Main Street/Wentworth Springs Roadd toward Orleans Street. Continue to follow Wentworth Springs Road for 17 miles and cross the dam at Stumpy Meadows Lake. Continue 1 mile to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BLACK OAK
ELDORADO
GEORGETOWN  CA 

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)333-4312
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