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Wench Creek Campground

Elevation: 4,900 Feet (1527.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Nights
Maximum RV Size: 35 Feet (10.9 Meters)
Number of Sites: 2 Group Campsites
Number of Sites: 100 Campsites
Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System


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Wench Creek Campground Reservations



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General Description

Located on the east shore of Union Valley Reservoir, this complex is situated in a beautiful ponderosa pine forest at an elevation of 4900 feet. The Wench Creek Complex has two 50 - person group campsites and 100 single - family campsites. The family sites are completely first come, first serve (not reserveable). Firewood is sold at the campground. The Union Valley Bike Trail runs through the complex. The group sites have flush toilets, piped water, and group fire rings and grills. For local information call the Eldorado Information Center (530)644-6048.

*Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance.* A per day per vehicle fee will be collected at the campground beginning with the 3rd vehicle. Group Site 1 allows 12 vehicles. Group Site 2 allows 10 vehicles. Vehicles park in developed areas only. No ATVs or ORVs allowed. A trailer or an RV plus a tow vehicle counts as 1 vehicle. No refunds are given for bad weather. CAUTION: Bears and other wildlife are frequent in this ares. Please keep your campsite clean, your food properly stored, and the dumpsters locked.

Directions: On Highway 50, go 21 miles east of Placerville to Riverton. Turn left on Icehouse Riverton Road. Go 19 miles north to Wench Creek turnoff, turn left to campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Early May/2003 through 9-28/2003 .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
GROUP Call for Current Fee 2-50 People 2007 Fee Informat
Camping Call for Current Fee $6 Extra Vehicle fee 2007 Fee



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON RV Camping 35' Max
Yes
ICON Camping Wench Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Smallmouth Bass
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Union Valley Bike Trail
Yes
ICON Picnicking Wench Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Pacific Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Pacific Ranger District
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

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

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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