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North Fork Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

North Fork Campground is located along the North Fork of the North Fork American River in the Tahoe National Forest, off of Interstate 80, at the Emigrant Gap Exit. Visitors enjoy fishing and swimming in this scenic area. Recreation A great swimming hole is located a short walk from the end of the…

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly


3 Reviews of North Fork Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Ghastly A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Gorgeous views

Breathtaking views as you arrive and while you stay! It was SO hot 🥵 but we enjoyed the time we spent here and the host was so nice. Only thing I can say is the store has the smallest bundles of wood ever (like half that of the usual size…) also there is zero cell service. It may say there is…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Reviewed Apr. 23, 2021

Dipping pools

This is a smaller no-host campsite. There are bear lockers, picnic table, and fire pit at each site. I do not know if there are electrical hook ups for RVs. The drinking water comes from an always running spigot and I have never drank anything so refreshing. Several dipping pools are accessible…

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Month of VisitSeptember
AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 17, 2020

Crowded, but convenient

The campsites are all pretty close together and they fill up fast. There is a trail at the back of the campground that leads to a gorgeous swimming spot that can get pretty busy on the weekends.

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North Fork Campground is located in California


From east bound Interstate 80 take exit 158A or west bound Interstate 80 take exit 158B south to Emigrant Gap. After exiting the interstate take a right on Texas Hill Road towards Emigrant Gap. Continue on Texas Hill Road for about 6.5 miles and turn right into the campground.


39.27055548 N
120.65888855 W

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