Silver Lake – Eldorado Campground

Silver Lake – Eldorado Campground Overview

At 7,200 feet, Silver Lake Campground (also known as Silver Lake East) in the Eldorado National Forest offers a cooler retreat from the heat of the California Valley floor about 4o miles to the east.  Silver Lake Campground has 51 campsites and is located close to Silver Lake and outdoor recreation includes boating, fishing, water sports, hiking, biking and wildlife viewing.  Oh, and camping too!  Big trees offer nice shade to most sites which have a table, fire ring, grill and food storage locker.  The campground has vault toilets and drinking water, but no hookups.

  • Management:
    USFS
    Placerville, CA 530 622-5061
  • Reservations:
  • Coordinates:
    Lat. 38.671883 / Long. -120.118262
  • Elevation:
    7,200
  • Season:
    Spring - Fall
  • Campsites:
    51
  • Toilets:
    Vault
  • Water:
    Yes
  • Hookups:
    No
  • Showers:
    No
  • Dump Station:
    No
  • Fire Pits:
    Yes
  • Picnic Tables:
    Yes
  • Area Features:
    Boating, Water Sports, Fishing, Swimming, Hiking, Biking, Camping and Wildlife Viewing
  • Weather:
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