Old Station Day Use Picnic

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Day use picnic area located on Hat Creek. The day use area has a handicap accessible picnic area. There are vault toilets but no running water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Old Station Day Use Area is open through November 15, 2015.  Stop in for a picnic near the water or drop in a line and and try a little fishing.
Operational Hours: Late April through mid November.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Open Season: April - November
Usage: Medium
Best Season: spring/summer
Busiest Season: summer weekends and holidays
Restrictions: No overnight camping
Closest Towns: Burney is 27 miles to the north.
Water: no
Restroom: vault
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Old Station Visitor Center is 1.5 miles north at the junction of Highway 44/89.

General Information


Old Station Day use has an accessible picnic area and restroom.


Located on Highway 44/89, 1.5 miles south of the Highway 44/89 junction in Old Station.



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River and Stream Fishing

Old Station Day Use is a picnic area located on Hat Creek with excellent stream access for fishing.

Current Conditions: Old Station Day Use Area is currently closed for the winter. Will open in late April 2010.
Status: Temporarily closed
Open Season: April-October
Best Season: spring/summer


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Accessible picnic area
Picnic tables
Fire Danger Level: Low
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