Big Cove Overflow

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This overflow campground only opens when all other campgrounds are full in the Frenchman Lake Recreation Area.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for 2016 season
Operational Hours: Currently this campground is closed for the 2016 season.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Parking
Fees $12.00 per night. Open when Big Cove is full.
Open Season: April
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Chilcoot California
Water: none
Restroom: vault toilet
Passes: Senior and Access passes homored.
Operated By: Thousand Trails

General Information


15 Accessible camp sites, 1 accessible vault toilet.


From Reno NV, head North on Highway 395 to Hallelujah Junction. Head West on Highway 70 to Chlicoot. Head North on Hwy. 284 to Frenchman Lake.


Parking is available.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

15 camp sites, primative camping, open only when Big Cove campground is full. no camp fires permitted.

Open Season: April-October
Fees: $12.00 per night
Best Season: summer
Difficulty Level: Easy


Boat ramp 2 boat docks on the lake nearby
Camping trailer Trailer sites available
Toilets accessible
Parking available
Tent camping Tent sites available
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