TUNNEL MILLS II

Overview

Tunnel Mills Group Campground is located along the East Fork of the North Fork of the North Fork American River in the Tahoe National Forest. It can be accessed off of Interstate 80, at the Emigrant Gap exit. Visitors enjoy fishing, hiking and hunting in this scenic area.

Recreation

Rainbow trout fishing is a popular activity on the river. Hiking and OHV trails and hunting opportunities are found in the surrounding area.

Facilities

The campground offers two group sites that can accommodate up to 30 people and six vehicles each. Site 1 is for tent and RV camping, while site 2 is designated for tent camping only. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided, as are vault toilets.

Natural Features

The campground is near the creek-sized East Fork of the North Fork of the North Fork American River, in a remote location of north central California. A forest of cedar, pine and fir trees shades the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Many hiking, and OHV trails are located nearby as well as foot trail access into the North Fork American Wild and Scenic River canyon. Many more trails can be found a short distance east on Interstate 80 at Grouse Ridge Non-Motorized Area and Donner Summit.From east bound Interstate 80 take exit 158A or west bound Interstate 80 take exit 158B south to Emigrant Gap. After exiting the interstate take a right on Texas Hill Road towards Emigrant Gap. Continue on Texas Hill Road for about 8 miles and turn right into the campground.530-265-4531