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About Coyote Group Campground

Coyote Group Campground is located on the northeast end of French Meadows Reservoir, near the North Fork American River. It is part of the Tahoe National Forest, situated 40 miles from Foresthill. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, boating and trail opportunities. Natural Features: The campground is situated near the river, just north of French Meadows Reservoir. A coniferous forest covers the area. At an elevation of 5,200 feet, summertime temperatures are warm throughout the day and cool at night. Recreation: The North Fork American River provides visitors with ample opportunities for fishing and swimming. Popular activities on the nearby reservoir include boating, canoeing, fishing and swimming. Two boat ramps are located within three miles of the campground. A variety of hiking and biking trails are found in the surrounding area, including some that provide access to the nearby Granite Chief Wilderness. Facilities: The campground offers four group campsites. The Black Bear site is accessible and can accommodate up to 50 people. Brush Wolf, Little Wolf and Prairie Wolf sites can accommodate up to 25 people each. Multiple picnic tables, campfire circles and grills are provided. Vault toilets and drinking water are available throughout the campground. ACTIVITIES Biking Boating Fishing Hiking Swimming Site

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Coyote Group Campground is located in California
39.135 N
-120.412 W
Get Directions
From Auburn, Calif., take Highway 80 to the Foresthill Road, then travel 20 miles east to Foresthill. Turn right on Mosquito Ridge Road and continue east for 42 miles, to the French Meadows Reservoir. Follow signs to the campground.
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