From either east bound or west bound Interstate 80 in Truckee take exit 188, Highway 89 north toward Sierraville. In aproximately 3.5 miles turn right at the sign for Prosser Recreation Sites. In about 1 mile, you will pass Lakeside Campground. In another half mile, Prosser Family Campground will be on the left.
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BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, SWIMMING, MOUNTAIN BIKING, KAYAKING, CANOEING, WATER ACCESS
PRSS,Prosser,Prosser Lake,TAHOE NF – FS
Prosser Family Campground is located on the picturesque Prosser Reservoir within the Tahoe National Forest, 10 minutes north of Truckee. Visitors enjoy the area for its many recreational opportunities such as boating, canoeing, paddeling, fishing, and abundant hiking, biking, and off-road trails. This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.
Prosser Reservoir is a popular location for canoeing, swimming and fishing. Power boating is allowed but a 10-mph speed limit is enforced. A boat ramp is located a half-mile away near Prosser Ranch Group Campground. The surrounding area offers many hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails.
The campground offers single-family campsites with large parking spurs. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring with grill. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.
The campground is situated within walking distance of the western shore of the reservoir. A scenic forest of Jeffrey pine and fir trees covers the area, while sagebrush dots the forest floor. Some sites have views of the reservoir and the surrounding mountains can be seen through the trees.
Boca Reservoir is 30 minutes east of the campground, offering additional boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Truckee, 10 minutes south, offers all the amenities of a year round recreational mountain town including interstate highway connectivity, top notch restaraunts, resorts and hotels, grocery stores, gas stations, shopping, and historic sites. Lake Tahoe is located 30 minutes south and offers excellent boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking and scenic driving opportunities, as well as dining, shopping and lodging options. Other recreational opportunities include Donner Camp Interpretive Trail, Overland Emigrant Commemorative Trail, Stampede Reservoir Recreation Area, Prosser Pits OHV area, Boca Townsite Interpretive Trail, and numerous hiking, mountain biking, and OHV trails.
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