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April 22, 2013
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Indian Creek campground opens April 26

Indian Creek Reservoir campground will open for the season 10 a.m. April 26 according to the Bureau of Land Management.

Dubbed one of the best campground values in the Sierra Nevada with hot showers, flush toilets, an RV sanitary dump station, paved roads and parking sites, and bear-proof storage lockers available at each site, the campground features a BLM maintenance technician and camp hosts on-site.

Other facilities at Indian Creek Reservoir include a boat launching area, day use picnic area, three loop interpretive trail system and over eight miles of hiking trails.

The following fee schedule shows the fees for the 2013 camping season:

RV/Tent Single Site (13) $20/night

RV/Tent Double Site (6) $32/night

Tent Area Single Site (6) $14/night

Tent Area Double Site (4) $20/night

Group Area $50/night

Sanitary Dump Station $10/vehicle/use

The main camp area has 19 sites that accommodate RV and tent campers on a non-reservation basis. Six of these 19 sites are considered “double” occupancy sites since they have two parking spots, two tent pads and two picnic tables. This area has flush toilets, hot showers and drinking water.

The walk-in tent area, located south of the main camp area, has 10 sites that can accommodate up to 15 tents on a nonreservation basis.

Four of the 10 tent sites are considered double occupancy sites since they have two tent pads and two picnic tables. Sanitary facilities in this area include vault toilets and potable water.

With advanced reservations, a group of up to 40 people may camp in the group campsite that accommodates tents only.

To make a reservation at the group campsite, or for more information, contact the BLM Carson City District Office at 775-885-6000.


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