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: This site is closed due to fire hazards in the area. Please see fire use, camping, fire closure area and other restrictions that apply to this site at: https://www.fs.usda.gov/alerts/plumas/alerts-notices
Operational Hours: From mid-April to early-September this is a fee fee area beginning the 2020 camping season. The campground remains open throughout the rest of the year with no fees or services. 
Reservations: Reservations are not available
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees Fees are not collected at this time
Best Season: Summer-Fall
Busiest Season: Fall
Restrictions:
  • 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 - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/senior.shtml Access Pass - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/access.shtml
Operated By: Outdoors in Plumas
Information Center: This location is managed by Outdoors in Plumas from May to October. Please contact them with issues at ( contact information is not available at this time ). For more information 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

Directions:

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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Amenities

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

 
  Latitude : 
39.8910041

  Longitude : 
-120.4241887

  Elevation : 
5,600 ft - 5,600 ft

 

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