Map to Camp / Directions

Mountain Camp is located on 26 acres in the high sierras with a private beach on Ice House Lake. We are located west of South Lake Tahoe off of highway 50.

Check In for campers on Monday is between 11am and 12:30pm, Check Out for campers on Saturday is between 1:30pm and 3:30pm.

Directions from South Lake Tahoe: 

  • Head West towards Sacramento on Highway 50.
  • After passing Strawberry Lodge on Highway 50, proceed 4 miles and turn right onto Wright’s Road.
  • Follow Wright’s Road for 6 miles, then turn left – road name not posted but look out for a sign to Ice House Reservoir.
  • Proceed for 6 miles and Mountain Camp is on the left, although the sign is hard to see from that direction.
  • If you come to a “T” intersection you’ve gone half a block too far. Turn around and Mountain Camp will be on your right.

Directions from Sacramento:

  • From Sacramento, head East on Hwy. 50 past Placerville and Pollock Pines
  • 8 miles past the 2nd Pollock Pines exit (Sly Park Rd.) you will cross a bridge above the South Fork of the American River
  • Immediately after you cross the bridge, turn left onto Ice House Road • Drive .7 miles and follow the sharp curve in the road to the right (do not go straight)
  • From this curve, proceed 8.5 miles on Ice House Road. At this point you will see Ice House Resort on the right
  • Continue on Ice House Road for 1.5 miles and turn right immediately after the sign that reads: “Ice House C.G.” and “Mountain Camp”
  • Continue 1.2 miles to a four-way intersection and take the left fork towards Wright’s Lake and Mountain Camp
  • After 1.7 miles take a left at the intersection marked by a sign says “Wright’s Lake – 9 miles” and “Mountain Camp”
  • This sign is the corner of the Mountain Camp property, the camp entrance is on the right 100 yards after turning left at this corner


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Mountain Camp operates under a Special Use Permit from the U.S.D.A. Forest Service.