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South Shore Campground

Elevation: 5,900 Feet (1839.2 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 22 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted First come first served basis.


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General Description

Sitting at an elevation of 5,900 feet South Shore Campground is located on the south tip of the Lower Bear River Reservoir. Visitors would be able to participate in activities such as boating, fishing, swimming, and scenic viewing. There is a store within 5 miles of the site.

Rainbow and brown trout are stocked annually by California Department of Fish and Game in Lower Bear River Reservoir. Rainbow trout are stocked in Upper Bear River Reservoir. Lake trout have also been caught.

On site facilities: 22 camping units, vault toilets, drinking water and picnic tables.

Directions from Jackson: Travel east along Highway 88 for 40 miles. Turn right onto the Bear River Reservoir Road, and travel south for 4 miles.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Early June through Mid-November .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee Single, Double, Triple. $5 Ext



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Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: The as 2004 is $25.00 a night to camp



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Lower Bear River Reservoir
Yes
ICON Boat Launching Lower Bear River Reservoir
Yes
ICON Camping South Shore Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Trout
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Amador Ranger District
Yes
ICON Canoeing Lower Bear River Reservoir
Yes
ICON Kayaking Lower Bear River Reservoir
Yes
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Lower Bear River Reservoir
No
ICON Viewing Scenery Amador Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Amador Ranger District
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Nevada Commission on Tourism, 401 N. Carson Street , Carson City, NV, 89701

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