South Shore Campground

Eldorado National Forest

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Bear River Campground Road Pioneer, CA 95666 209-295-4360 530-622-5061 Reservations: 1877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 38.534, -120.244

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Overview of South Shore Campground

Number of Sites 22

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally Mid-May through Mid-October

Elevation 5,938 ft / 1,809 m

Max Length 40 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality
17 reviews
“Beautiful Area”

Reviewed 12/15/2019

Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 5
RV Length: 22' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

Nice area adjacent to Little Bear Reservoir. The camp site was ample, but a little steep. There was a small parking pad that was adequate for our trailer with steps down to the table and fire ring. The lake is scenic, but in the area of the camp ground, there is brush all the way down to the water.

There is a resort on the other side of the lake with basic supplies available and rentals for canoes, etc.

The campground is heavily used and its facilities are older, so the vault toilets are not as nice as the newer concrete versions and they were not supplied with toilet paper as often as really needed.

There is no phone service in the campground, but Verizon signal can be had along the road over the dam that is sufficient for voice calls.

Site Quality

lostagain would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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