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Big Reservoir Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Tahoe National Forest

Big Reservoir Campground is located outside of Foresthill, adjacent to the Morning Star Campground at Big Reservoir. 

For reservations at Morning Star campground call: (530)367-2129

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

2 Reviews of Big Reservoir Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Steve J.
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Rude staff that yells at you

This is a beautiful spot. Unfortunately it's a Forest Service location that's run by a private concessionaire who runs it like a prison. They staff literally yelled at my family. They have a lot of rules, which is fine, but when someone breaks a minor rule, for example talking quietly after 10 PM,…

NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 7, 2021

Great campsite

We loved it. Hardest place to book a spot... trying to get someone to answer the phone was the hardest thing ever... great place...quiet secluded...5 mins drive you have the dirt bike trails.. would go again

Location

Big Reservoir Campground is located in California

Directions

In Foresthill, CA, at intersection of Forest Hill Rd and Mosquito Ridge Rd (Forest Rt. 96), take Forest Hill Rd east 9.6 miles to Sugar Pine Recreation Area sign. Turn left onto Forest Rt. 10 and go 3.6 miles to an intersection and Big Resvr/Morning Star sign. Continue straight onto Forest Rt. 24 and go 2.1 miles to campground.

Coordinates

39.14369658 N
120.75531482 W

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About This Campground

Big Reservoir Campground is located outside of Foresthill, adjacent to the Morning Star Campground at Big Reservoir. 

For reservations at Morning Star campground call: (530)367-2129

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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