Glory Hole Recreation Area

Bureau of Reclamation

12 Reviews
86 Glory Hole Rd. Angels Camp, CA 95222 209-536-9094 Reservations: 1877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 38.0072, -120.5404

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Overview of Glory Hole Recreation Area

Number of Sites 144

Pad Type asphalt

Reservations yes

Elevation 1166 ft

Max Length 45 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Glory Hole Recreation Area 12 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 11 Users
Last reported 11/2/2019
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 11/2/2019
2bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 4/2/2018
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Life's Little Adventures
30' Lazy Daze 50th Anniversary 30' Island Bed 2011 Subaru Forester
60 reviews
“A very nice Bureau of Reclamation campground convenient to Gold Country attractions.”

Reviewed 5/23/2015

Nightly rate: $11
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 51
Overall Rating

After leaving Yosemite we were looking for a campground out of the trees with a Verizon signal and found this recreation area. Sites are asphalt and most are large and well spaced, although many are very sloped. Luckily there was hardly anyone there so we didn't have any problem finding a level site with a view of the lake. Unfortunate... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Life's Little Adventures would stay here again

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

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UpintheAirstream
Alexandria, VA 30' Airstream Flying Cloud Ford F250
2 reviews
“Rec Area with an unfortunate name offers beautiful views in gold country”

Reviewed 3/31/2015

Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 50
Overall Rating

We dry camped in the Big Oak Campground of Glory Hole Recreation Area while visiting nearby Columbia State Historic Park (a gold rush town), Calaveras Big Tree State Park and Ironstone Vineyards in late March 2014. We also shopped and dined at nearby Murphys, an adorable nearby town. The views of the lake and rolling green hills cou... more

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UpintheAirstream would stay here again

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

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WatsonsWander
25' Airstream Safari Toyota Tundra
172 reviews
A Quiet Week at New Melones Lake - WatsonsWander

April 30 – May 5 Just like last summer, we’ve decided the best travel plans are those that we make up as we go along. So far our only commitment for the near future is the Northwest String Sum...

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Life's Little Adventures
30' Lazy Daze 50th Anniversary 30' Island Bed 2011 Subaru Forester
60 reviews
Life's Little Adventures: Glory Hole Recreation Area, Angels Camp, CA

  We headed out of Yosemite by 9:30 on Thursday morning with the threat of rain and/or snow looming overhead. Our new mifi device was waiting for us at the post office in the Mother Lode town of Sono...

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • horseshoes
  • marina
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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