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Bridal Veil Picnic Ground

Elevation: 3,200 Feet (997.5 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: No The site is not wheelchair accessible.
Length of Stay: Day Use Only
Number of Sites: 30 Picnic Sites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Sitting at an elevation of 3,200 feet, Bridal Veil Lake Picnic Ground can be located on the South Fork of the American River. In addition to offering picnicking facilities, the site provides close access for fishing and is a beautiful swimming area.

On the South Fork of the American River, the game species present are rainbow and brown trout. Catchable rainbow trout are stocked by California Department of Fish and Game weekly at Riverton to supplement the wild trout production from opening day through July. For the river section east of Highway 49 the season is the last Saturday in April to November 15th. West of Highway 49 all year.

On site facilities: 30 picnic units, piped water, grills and vault toilets. The site is not wheelchair accessible.

Directions from Placerville: Take Highway 50 east for 17 miles. The site is on the South Fork of the American river.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Mid-May through Late October .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Picnic ground Call for Current Fee

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Fishing Trout
ICON Picnicking Bridal Veil Picnic Ground
ICON Swimming & Waterplay South Fork of the American River
ICON Viewing Scenery Placerville Ranger District
ICON Viewing Wildlife Placerville 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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