Big Reservoir Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Big Reservoir Campground is located outside of Foresthill, adjacent to the Morning Star Campground at Big Reservoir. 

At a Glance

Reservations: Yes
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets
Fees $25-$35 per site, $100+/$160+ for group sites
 $6/$20 for extra vehicle
 $5 per pet
 $2 per watercraft
 $7 for firewood (2 for $13)
 $12 per camper's fishing license
 $25 per day user's fishing license
Open Season: Memorial Weekend - October
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No boats with gasoline engines; no firearms or any other implement of destruction including sling shots and fireworks; no chainsaws; reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance
Closest Towns: Foresthill, Ca
Water: Piped Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Morning Star Resort (530) 367-2129

General Information



General Notes:

Location: 13 miles Northeast of Foresthill off Foresthill Divide Road

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Campground Camping

General Info:


From I-80:   Take the Foresthill Road exit for 17 miles to the town of Foresthill. Continue driving for 9 miles until reaching Sugar Pine Road. Turn left and travel for 3 miles to Forest Road 24. Continue for 3 miles, the campground will be on the right.

General Notes

Limited firewood
Picnic sites with tables
Fire rings
Space for trailers
Trailer dump station

Reservation Info Morning Star Resort (530)367-2129  Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance
No. of Sites 100, 1-40 person unit, 1-60 person unit
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms

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Accessible Restrooms
Fee charged for some activities