Area Status: Open
Situated in the Sierra Nevada, just south of the Cascade Range, the Plumas is versatile in its land features, uncrowded, and enhanced by a pleasant climate. Outdoor enthusiasts are attracted year round to its many streams and lakes, beautiful deep canyons, rich mountain valleys, meadows, and lofty peaks.
Beckwourth District includes three major recreationa areas; Lakes Basin, Lake Davis and Frenchman Lake. These areas offer an array of recreational activities for all and have campgrounds operated by concessionaires. There are also Forest Service operated campgrounds in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area as well as a few throughout the District.