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Talbot Campground

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1745.6 Meters)
Handicapped Accessible: No
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 5 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted


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General Description

Talbot Campground is located five miles above French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,600 feet. The campground has 5 campsites and toilets. There is no water other than the river so purify the water before you drink it. The campground is on the Middle Fork of the American River and is near a trailhead to the Granite Chief area

Directions from Foresthill: Travel 36 miles east on Mosquito Ridge Rd. and proceed to the campground. The campground is located five miles above French Meadows Reservoir.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: June through October (NOTE: may be open off season, but without water, trash removal and other managed services.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
No fees Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees



Current Conditions & Trip Reports
Snowed in. Updated: 2005-02-08 12:11:00.0


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Talbot Campground
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking There is a trailhead to the Granite Chief area near this campground.
Yes
ICON Horseback Riding This campground has facilities for horses and horseback riding trails are accessible.
Yes
ICON Specialized Landcraft (OHV's) This campground is a staging area for OHV use in the area.
Yes



Related Activities
Ahart Campground - Ahart Campground is located one mile above French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 12 campsites, toilets, but no drinking water.

Big Trees Picnic Ground - French Meadows Campground is located 26 miles east of Foresthill at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 75 campsites, potable water, toilets and a boat ramp. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

French Picnic Ground - French Picnic site is located on the south shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This picnic ground has 7 sites with tables and grills. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

Lewis Campground - Lewis Campground is located on the north shore of French Meadows Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. This campground has 40 sites. Activities include fishing, swimming, boating, picnicking, hiking and viewing scenery.

Manzanita Picnic Ground - Manzanita Picnic Ground is located on the north shore of the reservoir at an elevation of 3,500 feet. The picnic ground has 23 sites. There is a swimming beach nearby and 1 mile paved trail along the reservoir shore.

Picayune Creek Fishing Site - Talbot Creek is a native rainbow trout fishery located northeast of French Meadows Reservoir. This creek is half a mile past Talbot Creek on the right.

Talbot Creek Fishing Site - Talbot Creek is a native rainbow trout fishery located in a remote area. Approximately five miles north of French Meadows Reservoir, this creek provides fishing close to Talbot Campground.



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Visitor Information:

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

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