Big Sage Campground

Area Status: Open
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Tables under the trees on the shore of Big Sage Reservoir.

Big Sage Reservoir and campground are surrounded by juniper woodland and sagebrush. The reservoir is several thousand acres and the campground lies on the shore near the boat ramp.

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually mid-May to late October.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Water is not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Alturas 12 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Alturas travel west on Hwy 299, 3 miles. Turn north on Crowder Flat Rd/County Road 73, and travel 6 miles. Turn right on County Road 180 and go 3.5 miles to Big Sage Dam and the campground.
 


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Campground Camping

This campground lies on the shore of Big Sage Reservoir and is located near the boat ramp. Surrounded by the juniper woodland and sagebrush this campground has 11 tent and RV sites and can accommodate rigs up to 22 feet long.
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

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.
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.57888889
  Longitude : 
-120.6280556
  Elevation : 
5,100 feet