Union Flat Campground is located 6 miles east of Downieville on the North Yuba River along Hwy 49. It is surrounded by oak and maple trees. Hiking trails are nearby. This campground is the only place on the North Yuba River for recreational mining. An area downstream from the campground is available for recreational mining. Due to below freezing temperatures, the system has been winterized and water is no longer available as of 10/03/2016. Please click this link for an additional description of the casual mining area.
At a Glance
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
Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets
$24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
From Downieville: Drive 6 miles east on Hwy 49. Campground is on North Yuba River.
location: Hwy 49 between Downieville and Sierra City