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part ofTahoe National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Oct 11 2015   Season Dates


Logger Campground sits on beautiful Stampede Reservoir on the Tahoe National Forest, 30 minutes from Truckee, Calif. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, fishing and abundant hiking and off-road trails.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the south side of Stampede Reservoir, which is located on the Little Truckee River, immediately below the mouth of Davies Creek, approximately eight miles above the confluence of the Little Truckee and Truckee Rivers.

A forest of ponderosa pine, Jeffrey pine and fir trees covers the area. Sagebrush dots the forest floor.


Boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities on the reservoir. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout and kokanee salmon. A boat ramp is located on-site.

Many miles of hiking and off-road vehicle trails crisscross the surrounding area. The Commemorative Emigrant Trail stretches more than a mile along the historic Emigrant Trail, and is open to hiking.


This large campground offers over 200 single-, double- and triple-family sites. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, along with vault toilets and drinking water.

The nearest store is located on Hirschdale Road

Nearby Attractions:

Lake Tahoe is 45 minutes from the campground. Tahoe offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Camping Supplies
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Entrance Station
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Fishing
  • General Store
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Ice
  • Lake Access
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Self Pay Station
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Fuel Available
  • Grocery Store
Know Before You Go
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • The Double Bit area walk-to sites are available from early October through mid-May
  • Click here for more information on the Tahoe National Forest
  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Truckee Ranger District (530) 587-3558 (voice), (530) 587-6907 (TDD).
  • 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):
39.46639, -120.12861
39°27'59"N, 120°7'43"W

From Truckee, Calif., travel east on Highway 80 for 10 miles, to the Hirschdale Road exit. Follow Hirschdale Road north for eight miles, to the Stampede Reservoir.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

10811 Stockrest Springs Road
Truckee  CA  96161

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)587-3558
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