California Job - Union Valley Reservoir - Wench Creek

Wench Creek Campground

Eldorado National Forest / Pacific Ranger District

Approx. Open/Close Dates:   Mid-May to Mid-September
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple:   40 - 60
Available Utilities:    W, S
# of Host Sites:   2
# of Campsites:   100
# of Restrooms:   12 flush/vault, 12 toilets
Elevation:   4900 feet

2 host couples live in Wench Campground.  Depending on the assigned responsibilities, the couples maximum hours may be up to 60/week.

The campground is set on the east shore of Union Valley Reservoir, about 16 miles north of Riverton on Primary Forest Route 3.  Campers come out to fish, swim, and boat in the reservoir, and hike the nearby trails.  The campground is divided into two areas.  Wench Creek I has 28 camp sites.  Hours are 35 hours per week per couple during the regular season, and 40 hours per week per couple during the busy season.  Wench Creek II has 72 campsites.  Hours are 45 hours per week per couple during the regular season and 50 hours per week per couple during the peak season.  Water and sewer hookups are provided in both areas. 

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