U. Dillon Creek River Access

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Parking for Dillon Creek River Access is on Hwy 96 across the road from the Dillon Creek Campground. Access to the creek is by hiking trail. Access to the river is by hiking down the creek. The Dillon Creek Campground is a fee area. Do not park in the campsites.

At a Glance

Fees No fee for river access. Campground fee for overnight.
Permit Info: A current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water and garbage service are not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Dogs on leash only. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Happy Camp 23 miles
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Happy Camp west on Hwy 96 approx. 23 miles to the small parking area on the left. Access to the creek is by hiking trail. Access to the river is by hiking down the creek.


Parking:

Parking for Dillon Creek River Access is on Hwy 96 across the road from the Dillon Creek Campground.


Activities


Fishing

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Hiking

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Day Hiking

Access for The Dillion Creek Trail is found across the bridge from the Dillon Creek Campground. This low elevation trail follows Dillon Creek on a small footpath 100 ft above the creek, which provides outstanding views of the Dillon Creek Drainage. This trail has very sheer bluffs and is not recommended for small children or stock.

Fire InformationA current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.

Backpacking

Access for the Dillon Creek Trail is found across the bridge from the Dillon Creek Campground. This low elevation trail follows Dillon Creek on a small footpath 100 ft above the creek, which provides outstanding views of the Dillon Creek Drainage. This trail has very sheer bluffs and is not recommended for small children or stock.

Fire InformationA current California Campfire Permit is required to use a camp stove, barbecue or have a campfire outside of developed areas. Local fire restrictions supersede the campfire permit. Inquire at the Ranger Station before having a fire.

Nature Viewing

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Rocks & Minerals

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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