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White Cloud

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Tahoe National Forest

White Cloud Campground is located in the Tahoe National Forest along Highway 20 near Nevada City. The area provides a great escape from urban life.

Recreation

The Pioneer Trail stretches 25 miles through the Tahoe National Forest and can be accessed from the campground. The popular path was…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 40 ft.

Reviews

5 Reviews of White Cloud

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
  • 2
Jordan L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 7, 2021

Fantastic three days

Had a great time at this site! The individual sites are distanced enough so it still feels private, bathrooms and water was available. Hiked the pioneer trail and then went swimming in the lake nearby. Plenty to explore around here, ill definitely be coming back.

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Month of VisitSeptember
Allison M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2021

Close to road but still fairly quiet

Nice campsite with good space between sites. Bathrooms have no light or ventilation so they got hot. Lots of folks showed up after dark and were quiet and respectful.

Month of VisitAugust
Meg R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 10, 2020

Weekend Staycation

I was watching my friends’ kids for the weekend, so we loaded up bikes and the dog and got out of the house for a couple of days. It was only a 20-minute drive from home in Nevada City. We enjoyed hanging around the campground, took a cruise over to Rucker Lake for some exploring. The campground is…

Location

White Cloud is located in California

Directions

From Nevada City, travel east on Highway 20 for 10 miles. Turn right at the White Cloud Campground sign and then the first right into the campground. From Interstate 80 take exit 161, Highway 20 to Nevada City and drive 26 miles west toward Nevada City. Turn left at the White Cloud Campground sign and then the first right into the campground.

Coordinates

39.32055537 N
120.845277 W

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About This Campground

White Cloud Campground is located in the Tahoe National Forest along Highway 20 near Nevada City. The area provides a great escape from urban life.

Recreation

The Pioneer Trail stretches 25 miles through the Tahoe National Forest and can be accessed from the campground. The popular path was designated a National Recreation Trail in 2003. Horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing are favorite activities on this popular trail.

Facilities

The campground offers several single-family sites, a few of which are designated for tent camping only as well as one double site. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided.

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a forest of cedar, pine, and Douglas fir trees, at an elevation of 4,200 feet.

Nearby Attractions

White Cloud Campground is located on the Highway 20 portion of the Yuba Donner Scenic Byway near many gold rush era historical sites and old mining towns such as Washington and Nevada City. Nevada City, about 14 miles west, is a scenic historical mining town with many historical attractions, top notch restaraunts, various lodging options, shopping, and stores for everything you may need. Other attractions include the Pioneer Trail, South Yuba River, Washintong Scenic Overlook, Alpha and Omega Scenic Overlook and Interpretive Trail, Rock Creek Nature Trail, Chalk Bluff OHV trails, and Grouse Ridge Non-Motorized Area.

ADA Access: N

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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