Grizzly Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Lake Davis is located 7 miles north of Portola, California. This lake was created in 1967 for recreational opportunities. The Lake Davis Recreation Area offers a wide variety of summer outdoor experiences including: camping , picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, mountain biking, swimming, and wildlife viewing. Waterskiing and jet skis are not permitted. Frequent strong winds can cause the lake to become very hazardous for small craft. In winter, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing are favored.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:  Closed for 2016 season.
Operational Hours: This campground is closed for the 2016 season.
Reservations: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at  The campground has about half reservation and half first come first serve.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • $23.00 per night
  • $3.00 pet fee
Open Season: April
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
  • 14 day limit
  • 6 persons per site
  • 2 vehicles per site
Closest Towns: Portola, California
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush toilets
Passes: Senior and Access passes honored. These passes are available at the Beckwourth Ranger Station in Blairsden, CA. from 08:00 to 16:00. Call 530) 836-2575 for information.
Operated By: Thousand Trails management
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

General Information


yes, two vehicles per site


There are 2 sites that are fully accessible with grills, fire rings, water hydrants, a hardened pad (one site is paved) and paved walkways to accessible toilet building.


From Portola CA. take County Road 126 north seven miles. At intersection with County Road 112, turn left and proceed approximately one mile. Campground is on the left.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 55 sites at Grizzly campground. There is piped water and flush toilets. There is trailer space available.

Current Conditions: Open
Open Season: April-October
Reservation info: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-4444-6777 or online at Half of the sites are reserved and half first come first serve.
Best Season: Summer


Boat ramp nearby
Camping trailer yes
Toilets flush toilets
Picnic tables yes
Parking 2 vehicles per site
Tent camping yes
Drinking water yes
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