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Ice House Campground

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National Forest

Eldorado National Forest

Ice House Campground is surrounded by a mixed conifer forest on the shores of Ice House Reservoir. Just 12 miles from Riverton, CA, the campground offers hiking, biking, jet skiing and fishing. Ponderosa pine is a pleasing part of the surrounding region. The trees fill the air with a vanilla aroma…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

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


13 Reviews of Ice House Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 1
  • 6
  • 5
Maureen F.
Reviewed Jul. 1, 2021

Upper Loop is the best at Icehouse CG

Love this lake/reservoir! It’s large enough to explore with a SUP and small enough to keep the motor boat and jet skis to a manageable amount.  Nice wild life viewing. I saw Bald Eagles and Comorans with their babies. Butterflies, chipmunks and a few squirrels. And that was just on and around the…

Reviewed Jun. 28, 2021

My go to campground for over 30 years

We've used other campgrounds since, but we always wind up coming back to Ice House. It's far enough away without being a all day drive, and it's right on the water.

The boat ramp is right in the middle and you can get anything from walk in tent sites to family sites big enough for an RV and a…

Site3, 4, 7, 25, 42, and many others.
Month of VisitSeptember
Maria O.
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2021

Beautiful campground!

We arrived on a Monday and the campground was almost empty. Every site around us looked reserved but no one was there. The place is small and sites are tight. So if you happen to be here on those days that it’s full, I would think you will not have some sort of privacy at all. But because our…

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Sitelower loop site 22
Month of VisitJuly


Ice House Campground is located in California


From Pollock Pines, CA, take Route 50 east 8.3 miles to the Crystal Basin Recreation Area sign. Turn left at sign onto Icehouse Road and go 10.8 miles to the Ice House Campground directional sign. Turn right at the sign onto Forest Route 32, then go 1.1 miles to an intersection with a campground/boat ramp sign. Continue straight to campground.


38.83218095 N
120.35893482 W

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