General Creek Campground - Tahoe City, CA - California - General Creek Campground
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General Creek Campground
GPS Coordinates: N 39° 03.381 W 120° 07.384
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General Creek Campground offers 175 campsites suitable for both tent and RV style camping. It is located in Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State Park at an elevation of 6,300 feet.
The largest of the state parks at Lake Tahoe, Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State is 2,000 acres of dense sugar pine, fir, aspen and juniper forests set behind nearly two miles of lake frontage. This is the only Tahoe-area park where camping in the snow is part of the lake's winter experience.

Facilities: General Creek Campground has piped drinking water and restrooms available on the premises. Showers are provided in the restrooms (not available in the winter).

Best Time To Visit: General Creek Campground is open year-round. During the winter months, the entry road and parking spaces are cleared of snow; however, no showers are available in the winter.

Campsites must be paid for in advance. To hold a campsite, it must be reserved or occupied. Checkout time is 12:00 noon. Camping limit in any one campground is 30 days per calendar year.

Fees: At most California State Parks, day use fees are charged for parking only. There is no charge to walk or bike into these parks. Most historical parks and museums charge a day use fee per person.

Accessibility: Accessible camping is available. The campfire center is also accessible, with accessible parking nearby.

Rules: Disturbance or destruction of natural scenery, plants and animals resources is strictly forbidden. Loaded firearms and hunting are not permitted. Park quite hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. All vehicle travel must be confined to designated roads or areas. Please clean up after yourself so that others may enjoy the beauty of these parks.

Fires are permitted only in facilities provided for this purpose. Gathering of down wood is prohibited. Portable stoves may be used in designated areas. All fireworks are prohibited.
Animals may not be turned loose in park units. All animals, other than grazing animals, must be under immediate physical control. Dogs must be on a tended leash no more than 6 feet or confined in an enclosed vehicle, tent or pen. Dogs, other than those that assist the permanently disabled, are prohibited on trails, beaches, and wherever posted.

Directions: Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State Park is located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe, ten miles south of Tahoe City on Highway 89.

Map: Click here for a map to General Creek Campground

Reservations: General Creek Campground accepts reservations.

Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State Park
P.O. Box 266
Tahoma, California 96142-0266
General: (530) 525-7232
(530) 525-7982
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