• icon-facebook
  • icon-twitter
  • icon-linkedin
  • icon-pinterest
  • icon-youtube
  • icon-instagram

Northwind Campground Eldorado National Forest California

Northwind Overview

Northwind 005

Northwind Campground has 9 first-come, first-serve campsites and is located on the shore of beautiful Ice House Reservoir in the Eldorado National Forest.

The campground is generally open mid-May to mid-October. Amenities include vault toilets and trash collection.  Parking spurs and camp roads are paved. Piped (potable) water is not available, but you can filter the nearby lake water.  A dump station and boat ramp are available at nearby Ice House Campground. A few overflow parking spaces are available. Cell service is poor in the area.

Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each site also has a table, food storage locker (bear box), fire ring and grate.

Other campgrounds in the area include Strawberry Point, Ice House and Silver Creek Group.

Northwind Campground – Area Recreation & Info

Outdoor recreation in the area includes boating, fishing, water sports, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service Poor
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Overflow Parking
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Recycling Center
  • Trash Collection
Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Paddle boarding (SUP)
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Pickleball
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
Forest Route 32
Pollock Pines, California 95726
530 644-2324
Become a Pro Member to See Campground Map

Upgrade to Campsite PRO Membership

Get 20% off availability alerts, entry to prize drawings, and enjoy an ad free experience!

Get Started

Best Campsites
Become a Pro Member to See a List of Best Campsites
Regions
Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Camper Van
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:

9

Season:

Mid May – Mid October

Elevation:

5,521

Northwind Photos

Northwind 001
Northwind 002
Northwind 003
Northwind 004
Northwind 005
Northwind 006
Northwind 007
Northwind 008
Northwind 009
Northwind Ice House Reservoir
Northwind Ice House Reservoir Scenic
Northwind Scenic
Northwind Vault Toilet
= Our Favorite Campsites (requires Pro Membership)

Northwind Comments & Reviews

Visited Northwind Campground lately? We'd love to hear about your adventure. Did you find us useful? Did we forget something? Anything our community should know before heading out to Northwind?

Your Comment / Rating / Review:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields marked *

Devils Fork State Park

Devils Fork State Park

South Carolina

Devils Fork State Park campground is along the shore of Lake Jocassee. The area allows visitors on boats to drive to remote islands and see sites of waterfalls splitting into two lakes.

View Campground
Experience RVing

Experience RVing

Take the Family on a Perfect Road Trip! Rent an RV from RVshare

Find Cheap RV Rentals
Fort De Soto Campground

Fort De Soto Campground

Florida

Fort De Soto Park Campground has 238 single-family campsites and is located on an island in a beautiful 1,136-acre park in the Tampa Bay Area.

View Campground
Henry Cowell State Park

Henry Cowell State Park

California

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park includes 4,650 acres of beautiful forest and open land. The 40-acre old-growth redwood grove is a 5 minute drive or a short hike from the campground.

View Campground
Take the Family on a Perfect Road Trip!

Take the Family on a Perfect Road Trip!

Save up to 25% on your family travel costs in 2021 by booking an RV through RVshare

Find Cheap RV Rentals
Banning State Park

Banning State Park

Minnesota

Banning State Park Campground has 34 single-family campsites and is located in a forested area near the Kettle River with plenty to discover.

View Campground
Beverly Beach State Park

Beverly Beach State Park

Oregon

Beverly Beach State Park is in forest-sheltered area right on the Oregon coast and is a very popular campground featuring a beautiful trail to and along miles of sandy beach.

View Campground
Greenbrier State Park

Greenbrier State Park

Maryland

Outdoor recreation in the area includes boating, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, fishing, hiking, biking and picnicking.

View Campground
Unique RV Camping

Unique RV Camping

Over 2,000 Wineries, Breweries, Farms and more!

Harvest Hosts is a special type of membership club for RVers, offering overnight RV camping accommodations at 2,365+ locations across North America!

Learn More
Great Deals on Top Rated Camping Gear

Great Deals on Top Rated Camping Gear

Find everything you need for camping, including hiking supplies, tents, coolers, sleeping bags, cots, survival & first aid, food processing, and more!

Shop Now
Essential Camping Gear and Equipment

Essential Camping Gear and Equipment

Get everything you need to enjoy your outdoor adventures from bags and packs to air beds and sleeping bags, insect repellant, cooler bags, and 2-burner stoves.

Shop Now
Earn Money Renting Your RV

Earn Money Renting Your RV

List for free and earn up to $40,000 per year!

Learn More