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Airport Flat Campground

Elevation: 5,300 Feet (1652.1 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes Sites, Toilets, Pier at Reservoir
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 16 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Sitting at an elevation of 5,300 feet, the Airport Flat Campground is located north from Gerle Creek Divide Reservoir. In addition to offering camping facilities, the site provides close access to Gerle Creek. Visitors would be able to participate in activities such as fishing and picnicking.

On site facilities: 16 camping units, wheelchair accessible vault toilets, picnic tables, all sites are wheelchair accessible.

Gerle Creek supports populations of brown, rainbow, and brook trout.

Directions from Pacific: Take Highway 50 east until the junction with Ice House Road. Next travel 27 miles north on Ice House Road. Where the road forks to go to Loon Lake or Gerle Creek Campground, take the Gerle Creek branch. The campground is about 3 miles from the fork on the right. The site is located in the Crystal Basin.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Early Spring through Late Fall .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee

Current Conditions & Trip Reports

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Filed By: Steve Carlson (Antelope, CA)
Number of People Encountered: 25-50 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Easy access to trails for hiking and off-road vehicles. Family friendly, clean. Nice creek. NO FEE! Great base camp or just a nice place to "hang out" and camp.
Conditions: Lots of shade and nice open spaces for stargazing.
Water Availability: "Raw" creek for fishing and/or swimming. Nice rushing water sound to fall asleep to.

Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Airport Flat Campground
ICON Fishing Brown, Brook & Rainbow Trout
ICON Viewing Scenery Georgetown Ranger District

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Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543


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