Chilcoot

  

Located in the shade of large cottonwoods in the mixed pine forest along Last Chance Creek, and downstream from Frenchman Lake. Chilcoot Campground has 40 reservable and first come camp sites.

  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground is closed for the 2019 Season. It is expected to open in May of 2020.
Reservations: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at www.Recreation.gov  The campground has about half reservation and half first come first serve campsites.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees
  •   $25.00 per night
  •   No Pet Fee
Open Season: April
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: 14 day limit
Closest Towns: Chilcoot, CA.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush 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 - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/senior.shtml Access Pass - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/access.shtml
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

General Information

Accessibility:

The campground has two accessible camp sites


Directions:

From Reno take Highway 395 to Hallelujah Junction, head West on Highway 70 to Chilcoot. Head North on Highway 284 to the Chilcoot Campground entrance on the left.


Parking:

Maximum of 2 vehicles per campsite. Overflow parking is available.


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Amenities

Picnic tables yes
Drinking water yes
Toilets yes flush toilets
Parking yes
Tent camping yes
Accessible 2 fully accessible sites with table, grill, fire rings, water spigot, a level hardened pad (1 site has a concrete pad) and path of travel to accessible toilet.
Camping trailer yes
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.865475

  Longitude : 
-120.167152

  Elevation : 
5700

 

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