Boca Campground

Tahoe National Forest

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.

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Natural Features

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.

Nearby Attractions

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.

Recreation

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.

Contact Information

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10811 Stockrest Springs Road Truckee CA 96161

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 530-587-3558. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL: 1 (877) 444-6777.

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Driving Directions

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.

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