Campgrounds in South Lake Tahoe

Camp Shelly

Camp Shelly Lake Tahoe

Camp Shelly is located in South Lake Tahoe on highway 89 conveniently between Fallen Leaf Lake and Emerald Bay. The campground is centrally located in the whispering pines, allowing visitors to take advantage of both the natural wonders of the Lake Tahoe basin as well as the indoor attractions of a major tourist destination. Amenities include hot showers and a metal fire pit and grill in every campsite. Most sites can accommodate tent trailers and campers and some can accommodate motorhomes up to 24 feet in length. Lake Tahoe and the Glen Alpine and Mt. Tallac trailheads are all within hiking distance. Nearby are the Taylor Creek Visitor Center and Vikingsholm.

It is run by the Livermore Area Recreation and Parks District on Forest Service land. There are 25 sites with the following amenities: flush toilets, washbasins, hot showers, faucets with potable water throughout the campground, bear boxes, fire rings with grills, volleyball, table tennis, and basketball. Additional information (925) 373-5700 or

Camp Shelly

South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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