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Carson City District Office
Release Date: 04/14/14
Contacts: 775-885-6107    
News Release No. CCDO 2014-027

BLM Opening Campground at Indian Creek Reservoir on May 2

Carson City, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) campground adjacent to Indian Creek Reservoir in Alpine County, California will open May 2, 2014.

Indian Creek Campground is 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. 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. Camp hosts are available on-site.

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

Service ProvidedUse Fee

RV/Tent Single Site (13)
RV/Tent Double Site (6)
Tent Area Single Site (6)
Tent Area Double Site (4)
Group Area
Sanitary Dump Station


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 ten sites that can accommodate up to 15 tents (15 pads) on a non-reservation basis. Four of the ten 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, please contact the BLM Carson City District Office at 775-885-6000.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Carson City District Office   5665 Morgan Mill Road, Carson City, NV 89701  

Last updated: 04-17-2015