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Pi Pi Valley

Pi Pi Valley

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Pipi Valley is a great place for riding Off Road Vehicles, camping, picnicing hiking and fishing. Fun for the whole family.  The area is part of the Eldorado National Forest along the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River.  Historically, the native Miwok people of northern California used to camp in this region in summertime.
 
PiPi Picnic Area
The PiPi Picnic Area is located at the entrance to PiPi Campground along the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River and offers great fishing and swimming opportunities.
Rainbow trout are regularly stocked in the river and wheelchair accessible fishing is provided from the paved river walkway. The walkway meanders along the river for just under a mile.
The campground provides drinking water and vault toilets. It is usually open from Mid-April to mid-November.
 
PiPi Campground
Pipi Campground (pronounced "pie pie") offers RV and tent camping along the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River.  At an elevation of 4,100 feet, PiPi boasts three camp loops with a dense mixture of conifers like cedar and fir.
The area is part of the Eldorado National Forest.Most parking aprons are paved, but some are gravel. Single sites fit a maximum of two vehicle and six people.  Interpretive programs take place in peak season.  The campground is generally open between May 1st
and Nov. 15th. These dates are affected by snowfall.
 
From Jackson, California, head east on Highway 88 for 26 miles to Omo Ranch Road. Turn north (left) on Omo Ranch Rd. and follow for 1 mile to North South Road. Turn right on North South Road and continue for about 6 miles into the campground.
Latitude, Longitude: 38.57361, -120.4375,38°34'25"N, 120°26'15"W
 
Eldorado National Forest
Amador Ranger Distirict
26820 Silver Drive
Pioneer, CA  95666
(209) 295-4251
 
Summer Schedule: Open 6 days a week, Monday - Saturday Memorial weekend through Labor Day
Winter Schedule: Open Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm