Settled in beautiful South Lake Tahoe just above Highway 89 nestled in the woods, Camp Shelly is magical camping adventure for the entire family. Livermore Area Recreation and Park District offers twenty-five individual campsites throughout the grounds. Each campsite accommodates up to eight (8) people and one (1) car, and includes a parking space, picnic table, fire pit with grill, food locker, and a level spot to pitch a tent. Several sites can accommodate boats, tent trailers, and motorhomes up to 24 ft. in length by 10 ft. in height. There is a central restroom that offers flush toilets and hot showers. The campground is staffed by Park District rangers who are on duty daily to assist you and to maintain the camp. Special programs may be offered, usually on weekends, including campfire programs, ice cream socials, volleyball games, night hikes and astronomy programs. Enjoy a hike in the breathtaking Desolation Wilderness, raft down the Truckee River or bike through the forest on paved paths or rugged mountain trails. Water play is also highly encouraged. Within walking distance to the lake enjoy boating, kayaking or try your luck at fishing; there is something for everyone who enjoys high country adventure. Pets are welcome, but must be leashed at all times. Wild animals are present throughout the campgrounds; guests are required to follow safety rules and instructions from the Ranger staff at all times.
Camp Shelly is expected to be open and available for reservation for Summer 2021 health orders permitting. Please check back soon for reservation dates and information.
The campground is open seasonal from mid-June to early September of each year. Below is the Campground Map for each camp site location. Fees are set per night, per camp site and include up to eight (8) people in one (1) site and one (1) car. There is a fee for an additional car, however, each campsite can only accommodate up to two (2) cars. Additional vehicles over 2 will need to be parked outside of the campground.
*No group or combination of groups can reserve more than 15 sites over any weekend period (Friday through Sunday, holidays).
Livermore Area Recreation and Park District must receive a cancellation request no less then seven (7) days prior to the first day of your reservation to receive a refund. Refunds will not be granted for any cancellation request less than seven (7) days prior to your first day of your reservation. A $12 cancellation fee will be withheld from the cancellation per campsite. No refunds for group reservations. Changes will be accommodated on a first-come-first-serve basis depending on availability up to seven (7) days prior to the first day of your reservation.
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited basis apply to all programs). To file a complaint alleging discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.