Lightning Tree

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground has 40 sites, 11 are reservable. Sites include lake side sites, shaded sites and open unshaded sites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground is open with host, water and trash service.
Operational Hours: This campground remains open through the winter. During that time fees are not collected, water is turned off and trash collection stopped.
Reservations: Sites can be reserved online at  or by calling 1-877-444-6777. The campground has about half reservation and half first come first serve.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
  • $25.00 per single
  • $50.00 per double
  • No pet fee
Open Season: April - October
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
  • 14 day limit
  • 2 vehicles per site
Closest Towns: Portola , California
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault toilets
Passes: Senior and Access passes honored for single camp sites. These passes are available at the Beckwourth Ranger Station in Blairsden, CA. from 08:00 to 16:00. Call 530) 836-2575 for information. For more information about these passes visit; Senior Pass - Access Pass -
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

General Information


From Portola CA. take County road 126 North 7 miles. Take Country road 112 to east side of Lake Davis, go approximately 5 miles and campground is on the left.


2 vehicle parking per campsite

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Picnic tables yes
Drinking water yes
Toilets yes, vault
Parking yes 2 vehicle per site
Boat ramp nearby
Tent camping yes
Camping trailer yes
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