Crocker Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

This ten unit campground is located approximately ten miles northeast of Portola, California.  Tables, vault toilets, and fire rings are available.  Water and garbage service is not provided. Pack out all trash

This campground is located adjacent to the historic Crocker Guard Station.  The guard station was recently updated and is available for rental.  

This campground is popular in the fall for deer hunters.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: As of September 16, 2021, this campground is closed for the season. Large parts of Plumas National Forest are closed. Visitors are responsible for understanding all closures.  Detailed information is available at Alerts and Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Operational Hours: The 2021 season for Crocker Campground is from April 30,2021 to October 24, 2021
Reservations: Reservations are not available
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Fee information is available at Outdoors in Plumas.
Best Season: Summer-Fall
Busiest Season: Fall
  • 14 day camping limit
  • 6 people per campsite, 12 people for double sites
  • 2 vehicles per campsite
  • OHV riding is not allowed:
  • Store food, trash and scented items appropriately - Be Bear Aware
Closest Towns: Portola, California
Water: No
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 -
Operated By: Outdoors in Plumas
Information Center: This location is managed by Outdoors in Plumas. Please visit their website at for more information. Or, call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office at 530-836-2575. The office is located at 23 Mohawk Road (P.O. Box 7) Blairsden, CA 96103

General Information


From Portola, California, take Highway 70 east for five miles to County Road 111 at Beckwourth.  Proceed north for approximately ten miles to the campground.

General Notes:

This is a popular deer hunting campground.

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Camping trailer Trailer sites available
Picnic tables Yes
Tent camping Tent sites available
Parking Each site has parking
Toilets Vault toilets
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