Packsaddle Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Packsaddle Campground is surrounded by pine and fir trees with a view of the Sierra Buttes and alpine lakes. It is located 2 1/2 miles west of Gold Lake Highway on Packer Lake Road. There are 14 developed sites with piped water and vault toilets. Views of open meadows with wildflowers overlooking a ravine with mountains in the background. Views of granitic ridges and glacially serrated rock outcroppings. Campground has corrals and space for stock trailers.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777), or on-line at www.recreation.gov
Fees $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Sierra City
Water: Stream water source - purify before drinking
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Hwy 49 at Sierra City: Drive 4 1/2 miles to Bassett's Station. Turn left on Gold Lake Hwy. Continue for 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road and turn left. Drive 2 1/2 miles to reach campground.

From 89 N to 49 N: Drive 13 miles headed west to Bassett's Station. Turn right on Gold Lake Hwy. Continue for 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road and turn left. Drive 2 1/2 miles to reach campground.
 


General Notes:

Pack and saddle stock are permitted
Corrals available
Room for trailer and tent camping
 


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75425&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites20 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone