Forbes Creek

Forbes Creek

The Forbes Creek location is in Foresthill, California
95631. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Forbes Creek facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

22830 Foresthill Road


Phone number


Campground information Foresthill, California


Forbes Creek Group Campground is located near the southeast shore of Sugar Pine Reservoir in the Tahoe National Forest. Visitors enjoy the area for its fishing, canoeing and hiking opportunities. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.


Fishing, canoeing, swimming and boating are popular activities on the reservoir. A trail system for walking and non-motorized biking connects the two group sites at the campground, to the lake and nearby boat ramp.   The North Fork of the American River is nearby, offering opportunities for additional fishing and swimming. Many miles of hiking, biking and off-road vehicle trails are in the surrounding area.


The campground offers two group campsites, Madrone and Rocky Ridge. Each site can accommodate up to 50 people and 18 vehicles. Both sites are equipped with a central cooking and picnic area, with a large campfire circle and multiple tables.  RVs, trailers and tents are allowed within the campground. An unloading area and accessible parking are available within the campground.

Natural Features

The 160-acre Sugar Pine Reservoir sits at an elevation of 3,600 feet. Stands of cedar and ponderosa pine provides ample shade in the campground, which overlooks the reservoir. Summertime temperatures are warm during the day and cool at night.

Frequently Asked Questions About 22830 Foresthill Road Foresthill, CA

How do I make a reservation with Forbes Creek?

To make reservations at Forbes Creek, you can call the office at 530-367-2224.

Where is Forbes Creek located?

The Forbes Creek is located at 22830 Foresthill Road in Foresthill,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Forbes Creek have tent or RV camping?

Forbes Creek offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 530-367-2224 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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