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Established Camping

Utica Campgrounds


USDA Forest Service

Utica Reservoir is set in a granite basin surrounded by red fir and lodgepole pine forest. The reservoir has lots of islands and is kept mostly full. Granite slabs along the shore extend into the water. There are two campgrounds adjacent to each other, Sandy Flat and Rocky Point. Elevation is 6,800 feet.

Reservation Info

No reservations: first-come, first-served

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Utica Campgrounds is located in California

Detail location of campground


From Highway 4, turn onto Spicer Reservoir Road (paved) and go 8 miles. Turn left onto 7N75; from there the roads are gravel. Continue .7 miles to a T-intersection. Turn left and continue one mile. Spicer Reservoir Road is 27 miles east of the Calaveras Ranger Station in Hathaway Pines, California.


38.42487207 N
120.01311436 W

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Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the elevation of Utica Campgrounds?

Utica Campgrounds is located at 6877 feet.

Are fires allowed at Utica Campgrounds?

Yes, according to campers on, fires are allowed at Utica Campgrounds, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Utica Campgrounds have wifi?

No, according to campers on, Utica Campgrounds does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Utica Campgrounds?

According to campers on, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is good, and T-Mobile is unknown.