Yuba Pass Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Campsite in the Yuba Pass Campground

Yuba Pass Campground is located in the North Yuba River area atop Yuba Pass. A forest of pine and fir provide ample shade for campsites.  A variety of wildlife make their homes in the area.  Visitors enjoy a wide variety of activities in the area: including birding, hiking, hunting, fishing and gold panning. Due to below freezing temperatures, the system has been winterized and water is no longer available as of 10/03/2016.

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,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area.  Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers.  Utility hookups and showers are not available at this location.
Closest Towns: Sierra City/Sierraville
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Senior and Accessibility passes are honored at this location.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Sierraville Ranger District, 317 South Lincoln Street, PO Box 95, Sierraville, CA  96126  (530) 994-3401 Monday-Friday  8:00 am - 4:30 pm

General Information


Directions from Sierra City: Travel 11 miles northeast on Hwy. #49, the campground will be on the right.

From Sierraville: Drive 11 miles west on Hwy 49.  Campground will be on the left.

General Notes:

Operated By: concessionaire

Reservations: yes

Location: Highway 49 North of Yuba Pass




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Campground Camping

The campground offers 20 single-family campsites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.  Vault toilets are provided. 

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 19 single site(s)


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Camping trailer
Toilets Vault toilets
Accessible Restrooms, selected campsites
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water Drought conditions have dried up potable water source. No drinking water is available at this time.