Lower Bucks Campground

Area Status: Closed

Lower Bucks Lake Campground has 7 shady, lakeside sites.  Lower Bucks Lake is a high mountain lake surrounded by the Bucks Lake Wilderness on one side and recreation residences/resorts on the other side.  Supplies and boat rentals are available at resorts.  Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.  There are bear boxes in each site for food storage.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should always check for additional information  at Alerts & Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Reservations: Sites are available on a first-come, first served basis. Preferred by hunters. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Quincy, 17 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vaulted toilet
Passes: Access and Senior passes accepted.
Information Center: Mt. Hough Ranger District  39696 Hwy 70  Quincy, Ca 95971   (530) 283-0555

General Information


Located 32 miles northeast of Oroville on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road, or 17 miles west of Quincy on Oroville-Bucks Lake Road.

General Notes:

Preferred by hunters.  No drinking water on site.



Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Boating, swimming, fishing, hiking.

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

OHV Trail Riding

Scenic Driving

Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized


Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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