42.6 F

BLM Opening Campground at Indian Creek Reservoir on April 26


blm_logo-300x261-4309952-8749507Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) campground adjacent to Indian Creek Reservoir in Alpine County, California will open April 26, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.

Indian Creek Campground is one of the best campground values in the Sierra Nevada with hot showers, flush toilets, an RV sanitary dump station, paved roads and parking sites, and bear-proof storage lockers available at each site. A BLM maintenance technician and camp hosts are on-site. Other facilities at Indian Creek Reservoir include a boat launching area, day use picnic area, three loop interpretive trail system and over eight miles of hiking trails.

The following fee schedule shows the fees for the 2013 camping season:

Service Provided                               Use Fee

RV/Tent Single Site (13)                   $20.00/night

RV/Tent Double Site (6)                   $32.00/night

Tent Area Single Site (6)                   $14.00/night

Tent Area Double Site (4)                 $20.00/night

Group Area                                       $50.00/night

Sanitary Dump Station                     $10.00/vehicle/use

The main camp area has 19 sites that accommodate RV and tent campers on a non-reservation basis. Six of these 19 sites are considered “double” occupancy sites since they have two parking spots, two tent pads and two picnic tables. This area has flush toilets, hot showers and drinking water.

The walk-in tent area, located south of the main camp area, has ten sites that can accommodate up to 15 tents (15 pads) on a non-reservation basis. Four of the ten tent sites are considered “double” occupancy sites since they have two tent pads and two picnic tables. Sanitary facilities in this area include vault toilets and potable water.

With advanced reservations, a group of up to 40 people may camp in the Group Campsite that accommodates tents only. To make a reservation at the Group Campsite, or for more information, please contact the BLM Carson City District Office at 775-885-6000.

This Is Reno is your source for award-winning independent, online Reno news and events since 2009. We are locally owned and operated.