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Utica Campgrounds

3 Reviews

About This Campground

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…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

Reviews

3 Reviews of Utica Campgrounds

Ratings Breakdown

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L
Reviewed Oct. 27, 2020

Worth it, if you have a boat

Any boat will do. Kayak, canoe, blow up row boat, SUP. The reason you need a floating vessel of some kind (no motors allowed) is because it’s impossible to get a car camping spot anymore. It used to be impossible to get a developed campsite but only somewhat difficult to get on of the (way way…

  • Gorgeous!
  • Kid and dog friendly
Ashley S.
Reviewed Oct. 9, 2020

Awesome, secluded paddle in sites

We canoed and SUP camped here. You can find beautiful, isolated sites on the islands all around the lake. Great hammock camping!

J
Reviewed Jul. 13, 2020

Beautiful reservoirs with pretty good campsites

I’m new to camping, so take my review with a grain of salt...

We stayed at the Sandy Flats Campground on the Utica Reservoir. The campsite is pretty small, and doesn’t have a host or stationed park ranger. Rather, it basically works on the honor system and you are expected to pay.

Even the…

Location

Utica Campgrounds is located in California

Directions

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.

Coordinates

38.42487207 N
120.01311436 W

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