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9 Reviews of 4 Alta Campgrounds

BRIAN O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 12, 2021

Nice spot along the river

Stayed one night and pitched our tent along side the American River. The spots were a little spread out, so night time was a little too quiet. Our site was next to the raft launch/pickup, so there were a couple of groups picked up during the day. Bathrooms were average and the site was…

  • semi-paved spot for vehicle parking
  • calm part of the river
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Christian N.
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2020

Hidden jem

I guess it’s a 5 minute uphill walk from the PCT and is hidden (plus not on PCT maps) so it’s relatively unused for non-locals. Always find something fun here left behind. 8 bunks. Some counter space. Wood. And a nice privy

Christian N.
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2020

Ate some grubb at this hut

Also... got rid of some grubb here too. Nice bathroom. Fun historical place a nice hike away from Castle Peak and far enough away that you don’t get the crowds. Kitchen, firewood, fireplace, and a bunch of bunks

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Reviewed Mar. 5, 2020

The Dyrt has this one wrong

Mostly used by the river rafters and rafting companies that use this stop on the river for their shuttles.  Many sites are in direct sun.  All 5 sites are tent camping only.

Kevin W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2019

Fantastic little spot

Definitely the best campground in the Auburn area, though only 5 walk-in spots. It’s right on the river with fishing and boating opportunities. Lots of hiking trails right from camp. The 3 mile road down is a bit treacherous (maybe don’t take your RV) but makes you feel ‘out there’. Highly…

Reviewed Jul. 17, 2018

Very Peaceful

Went here a few years ago. Perfect for tent camping. Right along the river. Very quiet and gorgeous. Good spot for families.

Month of VisitAugust
Jason A.
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2017

Get away and even get some gold

What a great trip... long scenic trek down the easily accessible maintained dirt road. Stop along the way for some epic photos. (Small cars made it down ther without difficulty)

Once at the camp ground, right on the waters edge, grab up the 3rd site on the right. It is literally on the edge of the…

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Month of VisitOctober

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