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Swimming & Waterplay: California

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China Flat Campground

Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1496.3 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: Yes The walk-in sites are not accessible.
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 18 Campsites Including 1 double unit.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Sitting at an elevation of 4,800 feet Capps Crossing Campground is located adjacent to the Silver Fork of the American River. In addition to offering camping facilities, the site provides close access to fishing, swimming and scenic views.

Brown trout are resident in the Silver Fork of the American River. Catchable rainbow trout are stocked every other week by California Dept. of Fish and Game from opening of season through July. Season runs from last Saturday in April through November 15th.

On site facilities: 18 camping units ( 1 double ), vault toilets, picnic tables and drinking water.

Directions from Placerville: Take Highway 50 thirty miles east, turn south at Kyburz on the Silver Fork Road. The campground is located 3 miles from Kyburz, on the Silver Fork of the American River.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late April through Early November .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee Single Double. $6 Extra Vehicl

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping China Flat Campground
ICON Fishing Trout
ICON Hiking & Walking Placerville Ranger District
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Silver Fork American River
ICON Viewing Scenery Placerville Ranger District
ICON Viewing Wildlife Placerville Ranger District

More Information

Visitor Information:

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


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