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Prosser Family

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Potable water will be unavailable for the 2024 season, please plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Potable water will be unavailable for the 2024 season, please plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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About

National Forest

Tahoe National Forest

Overview

Prosser Family Campground is located on the picturesque Prosser Reservoir within the Tahoe National Forest, 10 minutes north of Truckee. Visitors enjoy the area for its many recreational opportunities such as boating, canoeing, paddeling, fishing, and abundant hiking, biking, and off-road trails. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.

Recreation

Prosser Reservoir is a popular location for canoeing, swimming and fishing. Power boating is allowed but a 10-mph speed limit is enforced. A boat ramp is located a half-mile away near Prosser Ranch Group Campground. The surrounding area offers many hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails.

Facilities

Prosser Reservoir is a popular location for canoeing, swimming and fishing. Power boating is allowed but a 10-mph speed limit is enforced. A boat ramp is located a half-mile away near Prosser Ranch Group Campground. The surrounding area offers many hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails.

Natural Features

The campground is situated within walking distance of the western shore of the reservoir. A scenic forest of Jeffrey pine and fir trees covers the area, while sagebrush dots the forest floor. Some sites have views of the reservoir and the surrounding mountains can be seen through the trees.

Nearby Attractions

Boca Reservoir is 30 minutes east of the campground, offering additional boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Truckee, 10 minutes south, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivity, top notch restaraunts, resorts and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Lake Tahoe is located 30 minutes south and offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options. Other recreational opportunities include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trail, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, Boca Townsite Interpretive Trail, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails.

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Location

Prosser Family is located in California

Detail location of campground

Directions

From either east bound or west bound Interstate 80 in Truckee take exit 188, Highway 89 north toward Sierraville. In aproximately 3.5 miles turn right at the sign for Prosser Recreation Sites. In about 1 mile, you will pass Lakeside Campground. In another half mile, Prosser Family Campground will be on the left. 13453 Old Highway 89, Truckee, CA 96161

Address

10811 Stockrest Springs Road
Truckee, CA 96161

Coordinates

39.377646 N
120.162514 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Big Rig Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the max vehicle length at Prosser Family?

Prosser Family allows vehicles up to 60 feet.

Are fires allowed at Prosser Family?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Prosser Family, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Prosser Family have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Prosser Family does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Prosser Family?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is poor, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is unknown.

How hard is it to get a campsite at Prosser Family?

Some campers book as far as 6 months in advance, so on high-demand weekends it can be very difficult to get a campsite at Prosser Family. If you want to get a last-minute campsite at Prosser Family, try setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts

Why is it so hard to get a campsite at Prosser Family?

There are 30 campsites at Prosser Family and over 80 million Americans who camp! Try snagging a cancellation by setting up a text message Alert at TheDyrt.com/alerts