Hope Valley is known for its stunning beauty, especially in the fall when the aspen leaves turn to vibrant shades of yellow and orange. Painters, photographs, fly fishermen, and nature lovers are drawn to the valley. A newly renovated campground is located right in Hope Valley while others are found to the east along the Carson River. Next to Sorensen's Resort is a private campground with tent and RV sites.
Fully renovated for 2012 season. Located at an elevation of 7,300 feet in Hope Valley, 8 miles east of Carson Pass on Blue Lakes Road. Usually open mid-June to September 30, depending on snowfall. Improvements for the 2012 season include new RV-friendly roads, single and double sites, and all new campsite furnishings, including campfire rings, bear boxes, picnic tables, BBQs, and prep tables.
Reservations: (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Hope Valley
Fees: $22 per night for a single site
Located at an elevation of 6,900 feet, 10 miles east of Carson Pass on Highway 88. On the West Fork Carson River. Usually open May 1 to September 30.
Fees: $18 per night for a single site
Located at an elevation of 6,000 feet, 13 miles east of Carson Pass on Highway 88. On the West Carson River. Usually open May 1 to September 30.
Fees: $18 per night
Hope Valley Resort & Campground is a private campground located 1¼ miles east of Pickett's
Junction, the intersection of Highway 88 and Highway 89 coming over Luther Pass from South Lake Tahoe. It is situated
next to Sorensen's Resort. Opens Memorial Day and closes mid-October.
Hope Valley Resort & Campground
Walk-in tent sites: $20 per night for 2 people and small tent
RV and tent sites: $35 - $45 per night for 4 people and one vehicle