Beckwourth Ranger District

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Situated in the Sierra Nevada, just south of the Cascade Range, the Plumas is versatile in its land features, uncrowded, and enhanced by a pleasant climate. Outdoor enthusiasts are attracted year round to its many streams and lakes, beautiful deep canyons, rich mountain valleys, meadows, and lofty peaks.

Beckwourth District includes three major recreationa areas; Lakes Basin, Lake Davis and Frenchman Lake.  These areas offer an array of recreational activities for all and have campgrounds operated by concessionaires.  There are also Forest Service operated campgrounds in the Lakes Basin Recreation Area as well as a few throughout the District.

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Cabin Rentals

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Group Camping

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RV Camping

RV Disposal facilities near Lake Davis campground is located across from the entrance to Grizzly Campground and Grasshopper Flat.

RV Disposal facilities near Frenchman's Lake is located @ Cottonwood Springs Campground.

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Campground Camping

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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