Top Tent Camping near Tahoe Vista, CA

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Looking for an adventure where you can explore Tahoe Vista and then fall asleep in your tent? The Dyrt can help you find the best tent campsites for your next trip. Each spot offers quick access to one or more of Tahoe Vista, California's most popular destinations.

Best Tent Sites Near Tahoe Vista, CA (74)

    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Richardson Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Richardson Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Richardson Resort
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    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Richardson Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Camp Richardson Resort

    1.

    Camp Richardson Resort

    19 Reviews
    31 Photos
    128 Saves
    South Lake Tahoe, California

    We have two tent campgrounds at Camp Richardson – the Badger’s Den Campground and the Eagle’s Nest Campground. Each campground includes a picnic table, a bear-proof box, and a fire pit. Ready to set up camp? Learn more information on our tent camping prices and rules.

    Each site in our RV Village offers water, electricity, and an onsite dump station. We offer both full hookup sites and partial hookup sites to our campers, and every site includes a picnic table and fire pit. Ready for a more rugged camping trip? Learn more information on our RV camping prices and rules.

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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Kaspian Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Kaspian Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Kaspian Campground
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    Kaspian Campground

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    169 Saves
    Tahoma, California

    Overview

    Kaspian Campground is located in a mature forest of pine trees overlooking the beautiful Lake Tahoe. Campers will be nestled in a sparse forest of pine trees and evergreen shrubs, just minutes from the bright blue water of Tahoe. The lake and its sandy beaches provides ample recreation opportunities.

    Recreation

    Kaspian Campground is ideal for visitors planning a full day of biking around Lake Tahoe. Bike trails that traverse the western shores of the lake begin near the campground. Visitors enjoy water sports on the lake and relaxing on its sandy beaches.

    Facilities

    Kaspian Campground is ideal for visitors planning a full day of biking around Lake Tahoe. Bike trails that traverse the western shores of the lake begin near the campground. Visitors enjoy water sports on the lake and relaxing on its sandy beaches.

    Natural Features

    The campground is situated in a former picnic area, across the street from the lake. Campsites are spaced for privacy and surrounded by tall ponderosa pine and white fir trees. Some sites offer spectacular views of Lake Tahoe through the trees.

    Nearby Attractions

    Kaspian Campground is less than 10 miles from the popular Meeks Bay.

    contact_info

    This location has limited staffing. Please call (530) 541-1537 for general information.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Trash
    • Picnic Table

    $27 - $29 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Desolation Wilderness - Aloha Zone
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake of the Woods

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    Lake of the Woods

    4 Reviews
    7 Photos
    57 Saves
    Sierraville, California

    Lake of the Woods is a nice small lake. It can be quite popular especially on weekends. There are approximately 15 camping spots with fire pits and picnic tables situated along the shoreline. There is no piped water available. This lake generally opens later in the spring as it sits at a high elevation and takes longer for winter snows to melt to gain access. Camping is free and on a first come - first served basis. The lake has both public and private property. Fire restrictions may be different depending on where you locate your camp.

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    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Tent Cabin
    Camper-submitted photo from Lovers Leap Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lovers Leap Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lovers Leap Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lovers Leap Campground

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    Lovers Leap Campground

    6 Reviews
    4 Photos
    94 Saves
    Twin Bridges, California

    Recreation Opportunity Guides (ROG) - These guides contains information, maps, and directions to assist you in enjoying your trip to the Eldorado National Forest.Lovers Leap__CampgroundFees

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    • Glamping
    • Trash
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowman Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Bowman Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Bowman Campground

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    Bowman Campground

    7 Reviews
    19 Photos
    166 Saves
    Sierra City, California

    Bowman Lake Campground is a very remote campground with limited services. There are 7 campsites with tables, fire rings and bear proof food lockers. There is no trash service. Bowman Lake is a large lake surrounded by rocky cliffs and scattered pines that are great for fishing and swimming. A few islands are found within the lake. Car top boat launch only. The road to access the campground is very rough, rocky, and narrow. A high clearance vehicle is needed, and towing boats or trailers is very difficult and dangerous. There are several stretches of the road where it is impossible for two vehicles to pass around each other and so if traffic is coming from both directions, someone will need to back up. Despite the difficult access, Bowman Lake is a popular, heavily used area.

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    • Reservable
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    Camper-submitted photo from Luther Pass
    Camper-submitted photo from Luther Pass

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    Luther Pass

    6 Reviews
    2 Photos
    414 Saves
    Echo Lake, California
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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
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    • Standard (Tent/RV)
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      Camper-submitted photo from Boca Reservoir - Water Recreation
      Camper-submitted photo from Boca Reservoir - Water Recreation

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      Boca Reservoir - Water Recreation

      1 Review
      2 Photos
      30 Saves
      Floriston, California

      Boca reservoir is a popular spot for water recreation of all kinds. Heavy motorized boat and personal watercraft use, and water skiing on summer weekends. Also popular for wind surfing on the east shore. Kayaking and canoeing when the water is calm (morning and evening). Swimming and fishing too. Year round fishing. Ice fishing during winter depending on conditions. Camping on both the east and west shores of Boca Reservoir. A boat ramp is located near Boca Campground on the southwest end of the reservoir, but may be subject to closure during low water levels. Most single family sites and group campgrounds can be reserved at www.recreation.gov or (877) 444-6777. NO CAMPING OR CAMPFIRES ALLOWED OUTSIDE OF DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS. Directions: From Truckee take Interstate 80 east for six miles to the Hirschdale exit. Go north and under I-80 for approximately one mile to Boca Reservoir.

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      • Standard (Tent/RV)
      • Trash
      • Picnic Table

      $20 / night

      Camper-submitted photo from North Canyon Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from North Canyon Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from North Canyon Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from North Canyon Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from North Canyon Campground
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