Mill Creek Falls Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Tall pines surround this campsite at Mill Creek Falls Campground.

Located on the edge of the South Warner Wilderness this campground is nestled in the thick pine forests above Jess Valley at the south end of the Warner Mountains.  It's easy access makes for a perfect weekend get away.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
 
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $12 a night per unit.  Fees start 6/15/2013 
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually early June to late October.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
 
Closest Towns: Likely, 6 miles, Alturas 24 miles.
 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior and Access passes and Golden Age and Golden Access passes are accepted for half priced camping. Follow the instructions on the bulletin board at the campground entrance.
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Warner Mountain Ranger District 530-279-6116

General Information

Directions:

From Alturas go south on US Hwy 395 approximately 18 miles to Likely, CA. Turn east on County Road 64/Jess Valley Rd and go 3.2 miles to Blue Lake Road and West Warner Road. Turn left (northeast) on West Warner Road for 2.5 miles to Mill Creek Road. Turn right and follow the signs to Mill Creek Falls Campground.
 


Parking:

There is a parking area for trail users.  Do not park in any of the numbered campsites except for paid campers.


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Campground Camping

This lovely campground is on the edge of the South Warner Wilderness. A small creek runs by the campsites and the breathtaking Mill Creek Falls is just a short 1/2 mile walk up hill from the campground.
 

Sleeping ShelterNone
Reservation InfoReservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire InformationFires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
No. of Accessible sitesSome campsites are accessible to persons in wheelchairs with assistance. Some tables and restrooms will accommodate persons in wheelchairs with assistance.

RV Camping

Eight sites at Mill Creek Campground will accommodate RV's up to 22 feet.  There is no dump station and no hook-ups.

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire Information Fires are permitted only in fireplaces provided. Gathering of dead and down wood is permitted.
Vehicle Clearence Watch overhead for low hanging branches.
Size Restrictions 22 feet
No. of Sites 8 RV sites plus additional tent sites
No. of Accessible sites Some campsites are accessible to persons in wheelchairs with assistance. Some tables and restrooms will accommodate persons in wheelchairs with assistance.
Pavement Type for ParkingPaved

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Amenities

Camping trailer Small trailers OK.
Accessible Restrooms are accessible with assistance.
Picnic tables Tables at each campsite.
Parking Parking area for hikers and backpackers.
Tent camping Some sites are level and suitable as tent sites.
Drinking water Piped water in the campground.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.27666667
  Longitude : 
-120.2880556
  Elevation : 
5,700 feet