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Boca Spring

2 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Tahoe National Forest

Overview

Boca Spring Campground is located approximately one-mile east of Boca Reservoir, 20 minutes from Truckee, California. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, swimming, fishing and abundant trail opportunities. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National…

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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)

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

2 Reviews of Boca Spring

Ratings Breakdown

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J
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2020

nice place to stay just outside Truckee

Boca Springs is a great little alternative to the other nearby sites on the reservoir (which is currently low while under construction).   The water from the natural spring is cold and delicious!

Month of VisitAugust
Beverly C.
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2019

Quiet away from the crowd

The road in is an easy drive but the campground road itself is very rocky

Location

Boca Spring is located in California

Directions

From Reno, take I-80 west to Hirschdale Exit. Go north approximately 3 miles then turn right and go 1 mile to the campground. From Truckee, take I-80 east to Hirschdale exit. Turn left and travel approximately 3 miles then turn right and go 1 mile to the campground.

Coordinates

39.42250048 N
120.07861155 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Boca Spring Campground is located approximately one-mile east of Boca Reservoir, 20 minutes from Truckee, California. Visitors enjoy the area for its boating, swimming, fishing and abundant trail opportunities. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.

Recreation

Boca Reservoir is just a mile west of the campground. Boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities. A boat ramp is located near Boca Campground on the southwest end of the reservoir. The Little Truckee River is nearby and offers some of Northern California's best catch-and-release fly-fishing. The surrounding area offers hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails. Boca Townsite Interpretive Trail showcases the boom and bust of the historic town of Boca as it transitioned from a construction camp for the Central Pacific Railroad to the Boca Mill and Ice Company and later to the Boca Brewery.

Facilities

The campground offers single-family sites and one group site that can accommodate up to 25 people and eight vehicles. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.

Natural Features

The campground is located within a heavily forested stand of towering pine and fir trees. Boca Spring feeds a pretty meadow adjacent to the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Stampede Reservoir is 9 miles north, where boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing are popular activities. Truckee, 20 minutes away, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivity, top notch restaurants, resorts and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Other recreational opportunities include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trial, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails. Lake Tahoe is a convenient 35 minutes away. Tahoe offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options.

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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