Wench Creek Campground
Eldorado National Forest \ Pacific Ranger District
Wench Creek Campground is located in a beautiful ponderosa pine forest on the east shore of Union Valley Reservoir. The campground has 100 first-come-first-served campsites for families. Two group campsites can accommodate up to 50 people in each and must be reserved at least 4 days and up to one year in advance of your arrival through Recreation.gov / Wench Creek.
Union Valley Reservoir is popular for boating, swimming, skiing, fishing, hiking and biking in the Sierra Nevada foothills. The Union Valley Trail runs right through Wench Creek and is great for hiking or biking. The nearby Bassi Falls Hiking Trail is also worth exploring.
Wench Creek is generally open from mid-May through mid-September. Facilities include vault and flush toilets drinking water, garbage containers and some lakefront sites. Each campsite has a picnic table and fire ring. Sites accommodate a mix of tent and RV's although there are no electrical hookups.
Enjoy our virtual tour of Wench Creek and read about more camping around Union Valley Reservoir and surrounding area: Pacific Ranger District