Campground by the Lake

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1150 Rufus Allen Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-542-6096 Reservations: 800-244-5613 Official Website

GPS: 38.943, -119.9728

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  • Reviews (11)
  • Amenities

Overview of Campground by the Lake

Weekly Rate Yes

Number of Sites 175

Pad Type dirt

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April-Sept.

Elevation 6,233 ft / 1,899 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Campground by the Lake

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. (530) 542-6096

Ldk asked on 8/18/2022

Is there anywhere in the park to fill fresh water tank?

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DONALD DAVIS asked on 7/5/2021

Will I be able to get potable water at Campground by the Lake. I'm coming from a boondocking site in Truckee. Thanks...

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DONALD DAVIS asked on 6/18/2021

I will be there on July 6, 2021 - is there a dump station at Campground by the Lake? Thanks, Don

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Reviews of Campground by the Lake 11 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 7 Users
Last reported 8/9/2021
Confirmed by 4 Users
Last reported 9/13/2020
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 8/30/2020
Nathan @ Wand'rly
Ford E-350
383 reviews
“For the nightlife experience, this place is a win”

Reviewed 6/10/2015

Nightly rate: $35
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: A13
Overall Rating

We had heard rumors of the elusive "Chad", a rare breed of visitor to Lake Tahoe's shores. These tanned, expensive sunglasses wearing 20-somethings apparently arrive on the scene, revving their engines up and down the main drags, mucking up the best powder days and overwhelming the skate parks and bars of the towns in the vicinity with... more

Site Quality
Verizon 4G

Nathan @ Wand'rly would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of

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  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
  • wifi: free
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
  • cabins
  • dog run
  • dump station
  • general store
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • dog run
  • pet restrictions: $2/dog, max 3 dogs/site
  • pets


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