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Yellowjacket Campground

Elevation: 4,900 Feet (1527.4 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Nights
Maximum RV Size: 25 Feet (7.8 Meters)
Number of Sites: 40 Campsites
Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System


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Yellowjacket Campground Reservations



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General Description

Located at an elevation of 4,900 feet. Popular activities include sailing and jet skiing. Restrooms and a boat ramp are provided. For local information call the Eldorado Information center at (530)644-6048.

Reservations must be made at least 3 days in advance. 2 night minimum on weekends. A per day per vehicle fee will be collected at the campground beginning with the 3rd vehicle. CAUTION: Bears and other wildlife frequent this area. All food must be kept in approved containers. No ATV's or ORV's allowed. Vehicles park in developed areas only. No refunds are given for bad weather. Quiet hours 10pm - 6am. A trailer or an RV plus a tow vehicle counts as 1 vehicle. Due to planned construction of the bike trail sometime during 2003, this campground does not have reservations available this season only. Some or all of the sites should be available on a first come basis, depending on the progress of the construction.

Directions: To reach this campground take Highway 50, east of Placerville. Go 21 miles to Icehouse Road. Turn left on Icehouse Road. Go 21 miles north to Yellowjacket turnoff. Then go 1/2 mile to the campground entrance.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: 5-23/2003 through 8-31/2003 .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee $6 Extra Vehicle fee 2007 Fee



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON Boating Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON Sailing Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON RV Camping 25' Max
Yes
ICON Camping Yellowjacket Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Kokanee Salmon, Smallmouth Bass
Yes
ICON Canoeing Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON Kayaking Union Valley Reservoir
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Pacific Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Pacific Ranger District
Yes
ICON Waterskiing & Other Water Sports Union Valley Reservoir
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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