Wentworth Springs Campground is a free campground that is only accessible by rough, rutted dirt roads only suitable for off-road worthy vehicles. In other words, if you drive a sedan, stop reading now. Wentworth Springs is about a 2 miles from the north end of scenic Loon Lake, but the road to Wentworth springs is gated to prevent those without the proper vehicles from getting stuck on the way.
The campground itself is a small spot, with only 8 first-come, first-served campground, dotted with tall, narrow pines and plenty of sun. All of the campsites include a picnic table, fire ring, and access to a vault toilet. Reservations are not accepted for Wentworth Springs Campground. Campfire restrictions may be in effect during fire seasons.
Wentworth Springs Campground Features
|Number of Campsites:||8 Campsites|
|Toilets:||Yes – Vault Toilets|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||June 15th through October 1st – weather permitting|
|Geo Coordinates:||39.01134, -120.323806|
|Nearest City/Town:||Pollock Pines, California|
|Location:||El Dorado County, California|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||3 Miles to Loon Lake|
|Directions:||23 miles east of Placerville on Highway 50 and 24 miles north on Ice House Road (Forest Road 3) , 5 miles north on Forest Road 33, 1.5 miles east on Forest Road 14N07, and 3 miles east on Forest Road 14N34.|
Maps & Brochures
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When To Go
Summer – Wentworth Springs Campground is best during the summer and late fall.
Monday 10/15 0%
High 70° / Low 48°
Sunny skies. High around 70F. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 mph, becoming WNW and decreasing to 5 to 10 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Tuesday 10/16 0%
High 71° / Low 47°
Mainly sunny. High 71F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 10/17 0%
High 68° / Low 45°
Mainly sunny. High 68F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 10/18 0%
High 70° / Low 49°
Sunny. High around 70F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 10/19 0%
High 73° / Low 53°
Mainly sunny. High 73F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 10/20 0%
High 73° / Low 50°
Mainly sunny. High 73F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
What To Do
Kayaking, & Canoeing – Loon Lake are not far from Wentworth Springs Campground
4-Wheeling, OHV Driving – The Rubicon Trail and other OHV trails are accessible from the area around Wentworth Springs Campground