Friends of Sciots Camp

If you have a problem, these phone numbers may help.

Name Number
Cookies Cabin Service 530-644-2124 (o)
530-957-6062 (c)
Ed Cook, tree falling 530-577-5997
Sweet Septic Service 530-622-8768
Amerigas 530-622-4777
U.S. Forest Service,
Cabin hot line
Placerville Ranger
Linda Babcock,
Recreation Officer
(Interim District Ranger)
Strawberry Store 530-659-0744

Ice Cream Hours

Open from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend.

Day Open Close
Saturday 6:30PM 8:00PM
Sunday (Memorial & Labor day weekend) 6:30PM 8:00PM

Current ice cream flavors are:

Chocolate Brownie
Rainbow Sherbet

Local Road and Weather Information

Current Road Conditions
Webcam – Highway 50 at Twin Bridges
South Lake Tahoe, California
Placerville, California (forecast)
Truckee, California
Blue Canyon, California
Sacramento, California
Twin Bridges, California
Animated Doppler Loop
Animated Satellite Loop
Severe Weather Alerts

South Lake Tahoe & Reno Links

Saber Cabin & Web Cam
Alert Wildfire
Virtual Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe.Com
Harvey’s Web Cam
Lake Tahoe WebCam by KXTV


Eldorado National Forest Recreation Residences
Placerville District Cabin Owner’s Guidelines
Burn Day Status
Campfire Permit
Debris Burn Permit
US Forest Service
US Geological Survey – Tahoe
Spare the Air
Sierra Nevada Framework Project
Hwy 50 Mudslide Monitoring
Recent Earthquakes in California – Links & information on the high sierra area near Hwy 395.
Topographical Maps – Maps can be zoomed, moved, etc.
Tahoe Rim Trail
Jack Voss Trail – Starts at Sciots Ice Cream Shop

Snow Activities

Ski Town.Com – Resorts, coupons, weather, ski events & more.
Ski Directory.Com – Snowmobiling, Snowboarding, Skiing, Ski Resorts & more.
Local Ski Conditions & Webcams


Sky – Download and print your own night sky map. Very Good maps.
US Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications – View sun and moon data for an entire year, eclipse calendars, and moon phases.
Star Maps – Enter coordinates and view a star map for your area. According to the USGS, Sciots Camp is located at 38°47’10″N 120°9’9″W.