Crocker Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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: The campground is open through the winter. However, winter road conditions are likely to impact access.
Operational Hours: Open year around.
Reservations: First come only
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees This campgroud is included in the new facilities prospectus. This may result in its management by the company winning the bid. It is expected that this will become a fee area starting the 2020 season. For information call the Beckwourth Ranger District at 530-836-2575.
Open Season: Open year around
Best Season: Summer-Fall
Busiest Season: Fall
Restrictions: 14 day camping limit
Closest Towns: Portola, California
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For information about this location please call the Beckwourth Ranger District Office in Blairsden, CA at (530) 836-2575

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.


Each camp site has a parking area.

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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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