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Eagle Point Campground - Emerald Bay State Park

11 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Eagle Point Campground at Emerald Bay State Park is run by California State Parks. With its rugged shoreline and blue-green water, Emerald Bay is one of the most photographed places in the world. Vikingsholm, a replica of a Scandinavian castle (800 A.D.), is part of the park. The building is…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

11 Reviews of Eagle Point Campground - Emerald Bay State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 9
Gína W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 9, 2021

Great Spot in the Middle of it All

Great overall experience.

Pros:

Each site has a picnic table, fire pit, bear box, and parking pad.

Sites are kept clean.

Staff is friendly.

Can’t beat the location.

Beach access.

Cons:

Some of the bathrooms are in rough shape.

Some campsites are way too close together.

Pay to shower, and…

  • view from the lookout trail located in the campground
  • view from beach directly accessible from campground
  • view from lookout trail in campground
Site16
Month of VisitSeptember
VThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 2, 2021

Upper Eagle Review

Great campground, beautiful pines, with very nice camp hosts. Quiet hours start at 8pm which was fine with us. Park rangers are present and will ticket you if not compliant with placing items/trash in bear boxes, warnings given first though. Lower eagle bathrooms are so much nicer than the ones…

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Site18
Month of VisitAugust
K
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2021

Forest setting close to the lake

Not as close to lake as I thought.  We weren't far from it though.  Lots of different sites, but they vary dramatically.  Some have lots of shade, others are out in the sun,  some are large and open, others are compact.  Just depends on what you are looking for.

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Site44
Month of VisitAugust

Location

Eagle Point Campground - Emerald Bay State Park is located in California

Coordinates

38.58956968 N
120.30259097 W

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About This Campground

Eagle Point Campground at Emerald Bay State Park is run by California State Parks. With its rugged shoreline and blue-green water, Emerald Bay is one of the most photographed places in the world. Vikingsholm, a replica of a Scandinavian castle (800 A.D.), is part of the park. The building is considered one of the finest examples of Scandinavian architecture in the Western Hemisphere. Tours are available of this 38-room mansion. Emerald Bay offers a panoramic view of the lake from Eagle Falls. Hikers can head into nearby Desolation Wilderness or walk the rugged lakeshore to D.L. Bliss along the Rubicon Trail.

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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