Lower Rush Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A table and fireplace under the trees by Rush Creek

Shady campsites and a creek running along side make Lower Rush Creek Campground a great getaway destination.  Trailers larger than 22 feet are not recommended.

In the winter months roads may become soft or impassable.  Please do not create resource damage by driving on soft roads or saturated soil.   Remember the weather can change quickly and you do not want to be unprepared for extreme conditions.   

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 05/24/2019: Open - Accessible for dispersed camping.
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Parking
Fees No Fee
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; Campground is inaccessible during inclement weather. Use Caution
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: June and July
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Adin, 8.5 miles.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Big Valley Ranger District 530-299-3215

General Information


From Adin travel north on Hwy139/299 7.6 miles to County Road 198. Turn right on County Road 198 and go .1 mile to Rush Creek Dr/Lower Rush Creek Road. Turn left and continue on .5 miles to Lower Rush Creek Campground.


Parking is limited.  Trailers may have to unhitch.  One vehicle per site on walk-in sites.

Recreation Map

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Parking Limited parking -- one vehicle per site.
Tent camping Nice spots for tents along the creek.
Camping trailer Small trailers only, limit 22 feet.
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4,400 feet