Hutchins Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
Map of Hutchins Campground

This campground requires a reservation. Hutchins Group has 3 campsites that accommodate both tent and trailer camping and each site holds 25 people.  Located in the Bucks Lake Recreation Area, it is approximately 17 miles southwest of Quincy.  Bear boxes are available at each campsite for food storage.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the 2023 season. Visitors should always check for additional information  at Alerts & Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Reservations:  Reservations at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.   
Area Amenities: Accessible
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: July-August
Closest Towns: Quincy approximately 17 miles.
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Mt. Hough Ranger District  39696 Hwy 70  Quincy, Ca 95971   (530) 283-0555

General Information


From downtown Quincy, take the Bucks Lake Rd. for 17 miles.  From Oroville, you have the choice of two alternate routes.  You can either take Hwy 70 east through the Feather River Canyon to Quincy and then follow the Bucks Lake Rd. to the lake.  Or, from Oroville take Oroville Dam Blvd., turn right on Olive/Hwy 162 and follow it to the lake. This route is only open during the summer months after the road is plowed.

General Notes:

Hutchins Group camp accommodates both tent and trailer camping and holds 25 people at each site.  Located in the Bucks Lake Recreation Area, it is approximately 17 lies southwest of Quincy.  The area offers year-round recreation opportunities, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. 

A bear box is available at each campsite.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Group Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Fishing Bucks Lake

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery



Accessible: Accessible sites available

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