Meadow View Equestrian Campground

Area Status: Open

This six unit campground is located five miles north of Frenchman Lake. This a family and equestrian campground. This is the only equestrian campground on the Beckwourth District. There is a horse corral across the road from the campground with a table and fire ring.

Each campsite has a table, fire ring and food locker. A vault toilet is provided. There is a hand pump with non-potable water. No garbage service is provided.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should always checkĀ Alerts and Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Reservations: Reservations are not available
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Fees are not collected at this time
Best Season: Summer - Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
  • 14 day camping limit
  • 6 people per campsite
  • 2 vehicles per campsite
  • No horses in campground - keep them in corral
  • OHV riding is not allowed
  • Store food, trash and scented items appropriately - Be Bear Aware
Closest Towns: Doyle, California
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault
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 - Access Pass -
Information Center: For information contact the Beckwourth Ranger District Office at 530-836-2575 at 23 Mohawk Road (PO Box 7) Blairsden, CA 96103 

General Information


 From Reno, Nevada take Highway 395 north 42 miles to Doyle.  From Doyle take County Road 331 six miles west to County Road 101.  Proceed west one mile to campground.

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Campground Camping

There are six campsites, each with a table, food locker and fire ring.  A vault toilet is provided.  There is a hand pump with potable water.  No garbage service is provided.  A horse corral is located adjacent to the campground.

Best Season: Summer-Fall

Horse Camping

There are six campsites, each with a table and fire ring.  A vault toilet is provided.  There is no water or garbage service provided.  A horse corral is located across the road from the campground.

Current Conditions: Open
Best Season: Summer - Fall


Camping trailer: Trailer sites available
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Tent sites available
Parking: Parking at each campsite
Toilets: Vault toilets
Drinking water: One hand pump

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6,100 ft