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Burton Creek State Park

Contact Information

(530) 525-7232

Park Hours

Sunrise to Sunset

Driving Directions to Burton Creek SP

The park is located on the northeast side of Tahoe City.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are not available for this park.

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Upcoming Park Events

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Land Exchange Between California State Parks and the California Tahoe Conservancy:  Dollar Property/Burton Creek State Park and State-owned Urban Lots in the Rubicon Subdivision
The Dollar Property and Rubicon exchange is part of a larger comprehensive effort to consolidate ownerships in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Many of these Conservancy properties were originally acquired with the purpose of transferring them to State Parks.

The 2012/13 California Budget Act, Stats 2012, Section 21 (the Budget Act), contains language directing the California Natural Resources Agency, in coordination with California Tahoe Conservancy (Conservancy) and California State Parks (State Parks), to execute an agreement to consolidate and exchange state lands and to share personnel, facilities and other resources to more effectively manage state-owned lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin.

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Burton Creek State Park is located on the outskirts of Tahoe City. Six miles of unpaved roadway are available for hiking and cross-country skiing.

Location - Directions

Burton Creek State Park is located on the northeast side of Tahoe City.
Please review the park brochure for access areas.

Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing

Summer temperatures range from about 75 degrees during the day to the low 40s at night, and winter temperatures average from a high of 40 to a low of 20 degrees. The high sierra weather is varied and can change abruptly. It is recommended to bring layered clothing and check weather updates.

Available Activities and Facilities at Burton Creek State Park

Hiking Trails