Lower Blue Lake Campground

Eldorado National Forest

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Blue Lakes Road Markleeville, CA 96120 Official Website

GPS: 38.612, -119.924

Last Price Paid: $23
Number of Sites: 16
Open Seasonally: June-October
Elevation: 8140 ft
Max Length: 30 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Nightly rate: $23
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 1
“Lakeside campground at 8100'”

Reviewed Oct 24, 2018

Overall Rating

The season for this Campground is relatively short due to its high elevation. You can't get in till July and we were amongst the last Campers on oct 20. PG&E Campgrounds do not have showers or flushing toilets. There are two other campsites above this lake, but don't bother. They aren't as nice and the road getting there is r... more

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Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Nick C.
CA 31' Airstream Sovereign Land Yacht Popup
7 reviews
Days stayed: 3

Nick C. would stay here again

“Beautiful High Sierra campground”

Reviewed Jul 15, 2018

Overall Rating

Pros: stunning location & lake, there are a few amazing lakefront campsites. a few sites large enough for my 30' Airstream, but you'd have to a very confident driver & accomplished at backing up into a small space. We had to drive in against regular traffic flow in order to back-in to our site. Cons: can be cold & windy even in sum... more

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2 reviews
Days stayed: 4

Flint Stonefeet would stay here again

“Beautiful small lake camping”

Reviewed Nov 20, 2017

Overall Rating

Stayed here on a trip to the Lake Tahoe area. A beautiful location, a bit more secluded alternative to heavy traffic campgrounds we stayed in nearer Tahoe. Two small lakes surrounded by trees and craggy mountains, fishing and hiking, nice sites with views of the lake. In the summer when we were there the area was loaded with many speci... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

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


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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