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This secluded campground is located near the end of the peninsula between the north and south forks of the American River. You can reach the area by boat or you can drive in ten miles from the little town of Pilot Hill on Highway 49.
The campground has 100 family campsites that will accommodate trailers up to 18 feet in length and motor homes up to 24 feet. Hookups are not provided at the individual campsites, but there is a sanitary dump station. Flush toilets and piped drinking water are available.
There are two launch ramps and a day-use area near the campground. You can also camp ashore with your boat at Peninsula campground in a designated campsite. You will be required to beach the bow of your boat and anchor off the stern. A secure tie-up is essential as the wind often rises during the night.
Dogs must be on leash and always attended. At night they must be in a tent or vehicle.