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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:  Open
Operational Hours:  No fees/services from mid October through mid April.
Reservations: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.Recreation.gov  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
Fees
  • $23.00 per single
  • $46.00 per double
  • $3.00 pet fee
Open Season: April - October
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • 14 day limit
  • 2 vehicles per site
Closest Towns: Portola , California
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault 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 Mangaement
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

General Information

Directions:

 

 
From Portola CA. take County road 126 North 7 miles. Take Country road 112 to east side of Lake Davis, go approximately 5 miles and campground is on the left.

Parking:

2 vehicle parking per site , yes


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Campground Camping

Has 40 units total (19 family, 21 double)

Current Conditions: open
Open Season: April-October
Reservation info: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or on-line at www.recreation.gov. Half of the sites are reservation and the other half are first come first serve.
Best Season: Summer
Hours of Operation: Open, no fees for winter season

Amenities

Boat ramp nearby
Camping trailer yes
Toilets yes, vault
Picnic tables yes
Parking yes 2 vehicle per site
Tent camping yes
Drinking water no
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.931721

  Longitude : 
-120.502055

  Elevation : 
5900