The Sierra State Parks Foundation has recently announced that several state parks located in California’s Tahoe region opened on Saturday, perfectly aligning with the commencement of the summer season.
The list of parks reopening includes
- Sugar Pine Point State (inclusive of the Visitor Center) located at 7360 W. Lake Blvd., Tahoma;
- Emerald Bay State Park (inclusive of the Visitor Center) in California 96150
- Kings Beach State Recreation Area at 8318 N. Lake Blvd., Kings Beach
- Tahoe State Recreation Area situated at 1100 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City
- Donner Memorial State Park (inclusive of the Visitor Center) at 12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee.
Regarding camping facilities, they are yet to be opened, according to the Foundation. This is attributed to the historic snowpack in the Sierra. Each park will announce separate dates for camping reservations.
As stated on the California Parks Department websites, camping reservations will open on different dates for different parks. Specifically, Sugar Pine Point State will start accepting reservations from June 15, Tahoe State Recreation Area from June 16, and Emerald Bay Boat Camp from June 8. Donner Memorial State Park will open campgrounds from June 8, although this may be subjected to delays depending on the speed of snowmelt and the time required for necessary repairs.
For individuals looking to book a campsite, reservations can be made online at ReserveCalifornia or via phone call at 800-444-7275.