Breathtaking beauty and quiet serenity are the trademarks of Plasse's Resort on Silver Lake in California's High Sierras. This secluded family resort is at the 7,200 foot elevation with the grandeur of mountain peaks, dense forests, cloistered lakes and meadows of wildflowers. Open from June until October each year, Plasse's Resort has something for every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast.
By the night, week, or season- Plasse's vacation getaway offers tent and RV campsites. And for the equestrian, separate camp facilities are available to accommodate guest and guest horses.
Ramon Pierre Plasse emigrated from Lyon, France to San Francisco via the Cape Horn in the early 1850's to become founder of the Plasse Ranch in Jackson and the summer ranch range at Silver Lake. Ramon operated a trading post on the Carson Emigrant Trail from 1852 to 1860.
Louise Ratrou arrived with her family in 1860 from Paris, France via the Isthmus of Panama route. She came to Jackson to meet her father already living in Jackson. Louise met Ramon Pierre at a dance given by the large French community in Jackson.
Opened in 1853, Plasse's Resort is recognized as one of the oldest campgrounds in the United States by the National Association of RV Parks and Campgrounds.