FIR TOP CAMPGROUND

Overview

Fir Top Campground is located alongside the scenic Jackson Meadow Reservoir, in the Tahoe National Forest. The location, part of the Woodcamp Recreation Area, makes a great base camp for a wide range of recreational activities available in the surrounding area, including boating, fishing, hiking and hunting.

Fir Top Campground is operated by Nevada Irrigation District in cooperation with the Tahoe National Forest

Recreation

The reservoir offers excellent opportunities for boating, canoeing, water skiing, swimming and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow and brown trout. A boat ramp and designated swim beach are located within the recreation area.

A half-mile interpretive nature trail wanders through the adjacent Woodcamp Campground. A portion of the Pacific Crest Trail meanders along the east side of the lake. Hunting and biking are popular activities in the surrounding area.

Facilities

The campground offers single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided.

Natural Features

Jackson Meadow Reservoir is situated in a rolling forested valley, where visitors are awarded beautiful views of the Sierra Crest and English Mountain. The campground lies on the western shore in a forest of pine and fir trees.Take Interstate 80 to the Truckee/Highway 89 North exit. Follow Highway 89 north toward Sierraville for 17 miles, to the Jackson Meadows turnoff. Travel west on Forest Road 07 for 18 miles to the Jackson Meadows Reservoir. Proceed across the dam and continue along the paved/gravel road for approximately four miles, to the campground.530-265-8861