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Carlton Campground Tahoe National Forest California

Carlton Overview

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Carlton (Carlton Flat) Campground has 17 single-family campsites located along the banks of the North Yuba River and adjacent to Highway 49 in the Tahoe National Forest. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and small RVs. Each site also has a table, food storage locker, fire ring and grate.

Amenities include drinking water and vault toilets. Firewood is also available for sale from the camp host.

Carlton – Area Recreation and Activities

Outdoor recreation in the area includes fishing, hiking, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, picnicking and wildlife viewing. There are also some nice OHV trails in the area. The North Yuba River Trail can also be accessed from the nearby Rocky Rest trailhead.

You may also like Fiddle Creek, Rocky Rest, or Wild Plum campgrounds.

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  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • ATV
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • OHVing
  • OTV Trails/Riding
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Rafting
  • River
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Highway 49
Camptonville, California 95922
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Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:



Mid May – Mid November



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Carlton Campground Sign
Carlton Campsite View
Carlton North Yuba River
Carlton North Yuba River View

Carlton Comments & Reviews

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One Comment on “Carlton”

  1. Tiffany Hill says:

    I love this campground!!! My husband and I stayed for a week last year, it was great! I am planning a solo trip again this year 🙂 Can’t wait!! Definitely my happy place!

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