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Right by kidd lake. More amenities than Long Lake sites, but not quite as remote/pretty
There are several primitive campgrounds to choose from. Some right near the lake. There is a pit toilet, but no water or fire rings. The drive is long and fairly rough. Having a vehicle with some clearance helps. It is possible to get a smaller trailer there but not recommended. The lake is beautiful and try to hike to the waterfalls at the creek at the end of the lake if you can. We’ve never had issues with animals or bugs at Bowman Lake.
Very clean, full hook ups, can accommodate big rigs. Weekly, monthly, overnight. The only reason I didn’t give it a 5 star rating is that there is nothing around to do. General store across the street with gas and diesel, some food and drink.
My family and I have been going to this campground since I was 10. I am now 30, this year my husband and our 1 year old got to experience it they loved it! It has a spot for every kind of camper from glamping RV style to roughing it. There are bathrooms and water. A creek goes through the middle and is great in the summer for a nice cool down.
Some friends and I stayed at this campground because of its proximity to Lake Tahoe, where we had planned to take a day trip to kayak.
I thought the campground was very peaceful. The river was gushing when we were there in June, and we had a great view of the river. The site we had was spacious. We even saw a bear across the river, so dont forget to put your stuff in the bear boxes! One other thing to note was we had to walk along a little trail to get to our site. Not a huge distance, but would have been helpful if we had a little wagon or just brought less stuff. Not sure if all the sites are like that, but you might want to check if you prefer to have a site with parking close by.