8AM - 7PM
Tahoe State Recreation Area
Max. Trailer Lengths
Trailer: 15 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: 21 Feet
Driving Directions to Tahoe SRA
Lakeside and Hillside campgrounds are the loops in this park. Hillside is across Highway 28 from Lakeside loop - and Lake Tahoe.
Camping and Lodging
Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.Online Reservations
Brochures and Campground Maps
Upcoming Park Events
No events scheduled at this moment.
Note - Due to severe water shortage in California, the showers at this campground will be closed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Overflow Parking not Available
Due to the new Placer County bikepath that runs through the park, Tahoe SRA no longer has an overflow parking area for vehicles that do not fit in your campsite. Parking arrangements will have to be made for overflow vehicles within legal areas in Tahoe City or the surrounding area. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation.
0.25 miles east of Tahoe City on Highway 28.
Tahoe SRA is located in Tahoe City, east of nearby shopping malls and restaurants.
There is a bike path that leads from the campground into town with picturesque views of Lake Tahoe.
The campground has 23 campsites with picnic tables, required-use food storage containers, and fire pits.
There are showers and restrooms available for registered campers.
Tahoe SRA does not have hook-ups or dump stations and is best for tent camping or the use of smaller trailers and RVs.
Food Storage Locker Information
Metal bear-resistant food lockers are provided in each campsite. All food, beverages, and tolietries are required by law to be stored in provided food lockers. The inside dimensions of the food lockedrs 36" deep, 43" wide, and 22" high. Violators will be cited.
Ed Z'berg - Sugar Pine Point State Park is 11 miles south on State Highway 89, is suggested if more secluded campsites are desired.
D.L. Bliss State Park is also an option - 17 miles south on Hwy 89.
Some other local campgrounds are:
Tahoe City Lake Forest Campground - 1 mile east Hwy 28 - 530-583-3796
USFS William Kent Campground - 3 miles south Hwy 89
USFS Silver Creek - 7 miles north Hwy 89
USFS Goose Meadows - 10 miles north Hwy 89
Available Activities and Facilities at Tahoe State Recreation Area
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available