Lower Rush Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

A table and fireplace under the trees by Rush Creek

Shady campsites and a creek running along side make Lower Rush Creek Campground a great getaway destination.  Trailers larger than 22 feet are not recommended.

In the winter months roads may become soft or impassable.  Please do not create resource damage by driving on soft roads or saturated soil.   Remember the weather can change quickly and you do not want to be unprepared for extreme conditions.   

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For current conditions, please call the Big Valley Ranger District at 530-299-3215
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Parking
Fees No Fee
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; Campground is inaccessible during inclement weather. Use Caution
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: June and July
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Adin, 8.5 miles.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Big Valley Ranger District 530-299-3215

General Information

Directions:

From Adin travel north on Hwy139/299 7.6 miles to County Road 198. Turn right on County Road 198 and go .1 mile to Rush Creek Dr/Lower Rush Creek Road. Turn left and continue on .5 miles to Lower Rush Creek Campground.
 


Parking:

Parking is limited.  Trailers may have to unhitch.  One vehicle per site on walk-in sites.


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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Just a mile off the highway, this lovely campground is easy to get to and easy to enjoy.  Some sites are walk-in with tables and tent sites 25-75 feet from the parking spur.

Sleeping ShelterNone
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.
No. of Sites 10 single sites

RV Camping

Small motorhomes and trailers will be able to navigate the tight loop of this campground.  Rigs over 22 feet are not recommended.  Some sites are walk-ins and parking is 25-75 feet from the table and fireplace.  Parking spurs are short.  Trailers may have to unhitch.  There is piped water to the campground but no hook-ups and no showers.

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.
Vehicle ClearenceWatch overhead for low hanging branches.
Size Restrictions22 feet
No. of Sites10 single sites
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel

Scenic Driving

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Amenities

Camping trailer Small trailers only, limit 22 feet.
Parking Limited parking -- one vehicle per site.
Tent camping Nice spots for tents along the creek.
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.29333333
  Longitude : 
-120.8780556
  Elevation : 
4,400 feet