Boca Campground is located on a plateau above the shores of beautiful Boca Reservoir, 15 minutes northeast of Truckee, California. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, swimming, and fishing opportunities. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.
The campground offers single-family sites, a few of which are designated for tent camping only. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets are provided, but there is no drinking water available.
First Come First Serve sites are extremely limited and may not be available upon arrival as they sell out quickly. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
OHVs must be trailered to and from designated OHV routes. OHVs must remain on trailer while in Boca Campground may NOT be operated within the Campground under any circumstances. This offense is citable under CFR 261.13.
No Wood or Charcoal Fires allowed in Tahoe National Forest Campgrounds for remainder of season. Propane stoves are allowed for cooking with a valid California Campfire Permit.
Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in appropriate containers. Bears lockers are 48" wide x 28" deep x 35" tall. Please plan food storage containers appropriately.
One vehicle included with reservation. Additional vehicle fee cost is $5/each per night for all vehicles. All operable, highway legal vehicles must pay extra vehicle fee, excluding the single vehicle included with the reservation. Please pay extra vehicle fee at the self-serve fee tube located near campground entrance.
The campground is located on a peninsula along the western shore of Boca Reservoir. Stands of mature Jeffrey pine and fir trees provide some shaded sites in this open campground overlooking the reservoir.
Truckee, 15 minutes away, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivity, top notch restaurants, resorts and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Stampede Reservoir is 12 miles north, where boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities available. Lake Tahoe is conveniently located just 25 minutes away. Tahoe offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options. Other recreational opportunities in the area include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trial, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails.
Boca Reservoir is a popular location for boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing. A boat ramp is located less than a mile from the campground. The Little Truckee River is nearby and offers some of Northern California's best catch-and-release fly-fishing. The surrounding area offers hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails. Boca Townsite Interpretive Trail showcases the boom and bust of the historic town of Boca as it transitioned from a construction camp for the Central Pacific Railroad to the Boca Mill and Ice Company and later to the Boca Brewery. It is located between Boca Dam and the railroad tracks.
10811 Stockrest Springs Road Truckee CA 96161
For campground inquiries, please call: 530-587-3558. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL: 1 (877) 444-6777.
From Interstate 80, take Hirschdale Road exit ( exit 194) and proceed north on Hirschdale Road for one mile. Turn left onto Boca Dam Reservoir Road and proceed west for .6 miles. After the dam bear right on to Boca road for .6 miles. Boca campground in on the right.