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MOUNT ROSE (NV), CA

Photo: MOUNT ROSE (NV)
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 11 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Mount Rose Campground is conveniently located between Reno and Lake Tahoe just off scenic Mount Rose Highway. Visitors love the campground for its proximity to excellent hiking trails and recreational opportunities at Lake Tahoe.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated high on the western slope of Mount Rose at an elevation of 9,300 feet. A scenic forest of lodgepole pine, Jeffrey pine, white pine and red fir covers the campground, offering pleasant shade in most sites.

Recreation:

Hiking is the most popular pastime at Mount Rose. Several trails, including the Tahoe Meadows, Tahoe Rim, Mount Rose Wilderness and Mount Rose Summit Trails, begin very close to the campground.

Facilities:

Mount Rose contains single and double-family sites, as well as one triple-family site. Six of the single sites are for tent camping only. Picnic and utility tables, campfire rings, grills and food storage lockers are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water. Roads and parking spurs throughout the site are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Mount Rose is conveniently close to beautiful Lake Tahoe, less than 30 minutes away. Tahoe offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Site
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fee Station
  • Firewood Vendor
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Rock Climbing
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tent Pads
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
Know Before You Go
  • Caution: black bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in provided food storage lockers or approved containers
  • Due to its high elevation, opening and closing dates may vary due to weather; travel over Mount Rose Highway may be similarly affected
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles
  • Click here for more info about the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.31228, -119.89736
39°18'44"N, 119°53'50"W

From Highway 395 south of Reno, travel 17 miles west on State Route 431, following signs to the campground.

The Actual Mailing Address is: PO Box 104, Markleeville, CA 96120.

The Physical Address is: Mt. Rose Hwy, State Route 431, Reno, NV 89511.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MOUNT ROSE (NV)
P.O. Box 104
Markleeville  CA  96120

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)694-1002
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