City Opens Campground by the Lake to Evacuees

South Lake Tahoe, CA…As the evacuation order has been downgraded in the City of South Lake Tahoe but other areas remain under an order, the City has been able to bring back a small staff to open the Campground by the Lake to serve as an evacuee shelter option until area orders have been lifted.


What: Campground by the Lake available ONLY for evacuees of the Caldor Fire

When: Beginning September 10 at 8am

How: Instructions to secure a campsite are provided at the Campground Gatehouse upon arrival

Cost: All Fees will be waived

The Campground is located at 1150 Rufus Allen Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150. Once evacuation orders are lifted and it is safe for residents to return to their homes this offer will expire.

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The City of South Lake Tahoe is a general law city in El Dorado County, CA, that was founded on November 30, 1965. Located 190 miles northeast of San Francisco, CA and 60 miles southwest of Reno, NV in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, South Lake Tahoe boasts one of the most unique settings in the world, at the edge of an alpine lake of great natural beauty and environmental value. The city limits encompass an area of approximately 16 square miles with an average elevation of 6,200 feet above sea level and a population of 22,525.

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