Reservoir C Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

A table under the trees on the shore of Reservoir C.

Close to the boat ramp and right on the water, campsites at Reservoir C are quiet, scenic and partly shady.

A recommended spot for Amateur Astronomers.  Light polution is non-existant.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 6/29/2021: Be Advised: Water levels are far-below average.
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fees No fee.
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually mid-May to late October.
Usage: Light
Busiest Season: July and August
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Garbage service is not provided. Please take all trash, garbage, fish guts and dog droppings with you when you leave. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Alturas, 20 miles.
Water: None
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Devil's Garden Ranger Station 530-233-5811

General Information


From Alturas travel west on Hwy 299, 3 miles. Turn north on Crowder Flat Rd/County Road 73, and travel 9.6 miles to Forest Road 43N18. Turn left on 43N18 and continue approximately 7 miles and follow the signs to Reservoir C Campground.

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Boating - Motorized

A boat ramp is located adjacent to the campground entrance.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Canoe or kayak use on this lake is an ideal way to scout the shoreline.

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4,900 feet