Directions

Stanford Sierra Camp is situated on the southwest shore of Fallen Leaf Lake, CA.  Camp’s physical address is:

130 Fallen Leaf Road
Fallen Leaf, CA 96151

Driving Directions:

From San Francisco: travel time is approximately 4 hours

  • Take interstate 80 East to Sacramento
  • Merge onto US-50 East to South Lake Tahoe – 100 miles and 2 hour drive time
  • At the second stoplight in South Lake Tahoe, stay straight to CA-89
  • Just over 3 miles (and past Camp Richardson) turn left on Fallen Leaf Road
  • Follow the road 5 miles, past the marina, to a paved bridge on the right
  • Cross over the bridge and enter Stanford Sierra Camp
  • Continue on the road to the Main Lodge and follow the “Office” signs up a small hill on the left where you’ll reach check-in

From Reno: travel time is approximately 2 hours

  • Take US-395 to Carson City – approximately 31 miles
  • Take US-395 Business Route exit and continue through Carson City until you reach the turnoff to US-50
  • Veer right onto US-50 (Spooner Summit) to South Lake Tahoe for 27 miles
  • Continue through South Lake Tahoe about 12 miles
  • Turn right onto CA-89 at intersection of CA-89 & US-50
  • Just over 3 miles (and past Camp Richardson) turn left on Fallen Leaf Road
  • Follow the road 5 miles, past the marina, to a paved bridge on the right
  • Cross over the bridge and enter Stanford Sierra Camp
  • Continue on the road to the Main Lodge and follow the “Office” signs up a small hill on the left where you’ll reach check-in

From Southern California: travel time is approximately 8+ hours

  • Take Interstate 5 North to Sacramento – merge onto Interstate 80 East
  • Merge onto US-50 East to South Lake Tahoe – 100 miles and 2 hour drive time
  • At the second stoplight in South Lake Tahoe, stay straight to CA-89
  • Just over 3 miles (and past Camp Richardson) turn left on Fallen Leaf Road
  • Follow the road 5 miles, past the marina, to a paved bridge on the right
  • Cross over the bridge and enter Stanford Sierra Camp
  • Continue on the road to the Main Lodge and follow the “Office” signs up a small hill on the left where you’ll reach check-in

— or —

  • Take US-395 North
  • Exit west towards Lake Tahoe via Kingsbury Grade, Hwy 207
  • Turn left onto Hwy 50 and continue through South Lake Tahoe about 12 miles
  • Turn right onto CA-89 at intersection of CA-89 & US-50
  • Just over 3 miles (and past Camp Richardson) turn left on Fallen Leaf Road
  • Follow the road 5 miles, past the marina, to a paved bridge on the right
  • Cross over the bridge and enter Stanford Sierra Camp
  • Continue on the road to the Main Lodge and follow the “Office” signs up a small hill on the left where you’ll reach check-in