Union Flat Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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

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
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets
Fees $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Downieville
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Downieville: Drive 6 miles east on Hwy 49. Campground is on North Yuba River.





General Notes:

location: Hwy 49 between Downieville and Sierra City

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Reservation Info 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 http://www.recreation.gov
No. of Sites 11 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms 

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Accessible Restroom
Fee charged for some activities