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Glory Hole Recreation Area

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About This Campground

Bureau of Reclamation


Glory Hole Recreation Area is located at New Melones Lake on the Stanislaus River. The 12,500 surface-acre lake is the fourth largest reservoir in California and is situated along the edge of the Mother Lode, the rich gold vein that prompted the California Gold Rush of 1849. At an…

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


3 Reviews of Glory Hole Recreation Area

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Kayla M.
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2021

Beautiful spot

Came here for a spontaneous family trip and was one of the only campgrounds with any availability. Though my bar was low, the campsite exceeded my expectations. The view was gorgeous, and there were a lot of hiking trails to choose from. The only setback was the closeness of the sites and some…

Tyna B.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2018

Beautiful in Spring

Showers and bathrooms aren't working but otherwise a great place to camp. been going to the nearby Tuttletown camp for showers and working bathrooms while they work on Gloryhole. This camp is nice because the store is very close and convenient.

Reviewed Jun. 4, 2018

okay place to camp

the have no bathrooms or working showers lake is very low but nice view from our camp site. Not a lot of green everything is brown there


Glory Hole Recreation Area is located in California


From Sacramento take 99 S, 88 W and 12 E to San Andreas. Take 49 S for approximately 15 miles. Turn right onto Whittle Ranch Road and follow the road 2 miles to the recreation area. From Central California and the Bay Area take 80 E, 580 E then 205 E to 120 E in Manteca. Take the exit for 120 E/99 N. Continue on 120 E, then take 108 E to 49N. Turn left onto Whittle Ranch Road and follow the road 2 miles to the recreation area.


6503 Whittle Ranch Road
Angels Camp, CA 95222


38.00750066 N
120.54027718 W

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