Ice House Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Ice House Campground is surrounded by a mixed coniferous forest on the shore of Ice House Reservoir. It is about 12 miles from Riverton, CA at an elevation of 5,500 feet. Popular activities include hiking, biking and fishing. The boat ramp makes this a popular place to enjoy water activities like boating and water and jet skiing in the cool clear water of the reservoir. Ice House is open from mid-May through mid-October with reservations available through Labor Day weekend. Reservations can be made up to six months in advance but must be made at least 3 days before your intended arrival date. Firewood is sold on site. Depending on local conditions there may be fire restrictions. For local information please call the Eldorado Information Center at (530)664-6048.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Bbq Grills
  • Boat Launch
  • Boating and Water Activities
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings/Firewood for sale
  • Hiking/Biking Trail
  • Picnic Area
  • Vault Toilet
  • Water Faucets
Within 10 Miles
  • Convenience Store
  • Gas And Propane
  • Telephone


Peak Season
May 21 2010 -
Sep 06 2010
Walk In Season
Sep 07 2010 -
Sep 26 2010
Peak Season
May 20 2011 -
Sep 05 2011

Alerts and Important Information This campground has first-come, first-served sites 2-day minimum stay on weekends A per-day per-vehicle fee will be collected on site for extra vehicles A trailer or an RV plus a tow vehicle equals 2 vehicles Bears and other animals in the area, remember to keep your campsite clean, and your food properly stored, and the dumpsters locked.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 17 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Ice House
Campground Phone: 530-644-2349
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Sacramento, CA

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More About Ice House Campground

Ice House is a campground located in Sacramento, California. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -120.3589 latitude, and -120.3589 longitude into your GPS device.

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