Wolf Creek Campground on Union Valley Reservoir, California

Wolf Creek Campground

Eldorado National Forest \ Pacific Ranger District

Wolf Creek is snuggled up to the north shore of Union Valley Reservoir in the Crystal Basin of the Sierra Nevadas.  This is area is known for granite peaks, alpine lakes and pine forests.  You'll  find a Mediterranean climate that has warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Hikers and bikers both enjoy the .8 mile trail between Wolf Creek and Yellowjacket Campground.  Campers fish for rainbow, brown and mackinaw trout or kokanee salmon.  The reservoir also offers opportunities for swimming, water skiing and boating. The nearest boat ramp is at Yellowjacket Campground.

Vault toilets, garbage containers, drinking water are provided in the campground.  Each site has a picnic table and fire ring.  About half the 41 family sites may be reserved at least 3 days in advance.  2 Group sites hold up to 25 people and 1 accommodates up to 50 people.  Reserve the group sites up to a year in advance.  Find camping rates, directions and availability here:  Recreation.gov \ Wolf Creek

Enjoy our brief virtual tour of Wolf Creek Campground below and read about more camping around Union Valley Reservoir, Loon Lake and Ice House Reservoir:  Pacific Ranger District