Running Deer Campground

Area Status: Closed
Running Deer

 This campground has 40 sites including six prime lakeside sites. Campground amenities include seasonal host, water, flush toilets and trash service along with paved roads. Campsite amenities include picnic tables, fire ring and paved parking pad. Fishing, day hiking, nature viewing and water recreation are some of the local attractions.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Visitors should always checkĀ Alerts and Notices on the Plumas National Forest website.
Reservations: Sites can be reserved by calling 1-877-444-6777 or online at  The campground has about half reservation and half first come first serve.
Fees: $23 per site $25 per Prime Lakeside site
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Restrictions: •  14 day limit
•  6 people per campsite and
•  2 vehicles per campsite
•  14 day camping limit, 
•  OHV riding is not allowed in the campground, 
•  Bear Awareness  
Closest Towns: LaPorte, CA.
Water: Water not available
Restroom: Temporary portable toilets
Passes: Senior and Access passes honored for single campsites. These passes are available at the Beckwourth Ranger Station in Blairsden, CA. from 08:00 to 16:00. Call (530) 836-2575 for information.
Operated By: Feather River Ranger District
Information Center: For more information contact the Feather River Ranger District Office at 530-534-6500, 875 Mitchell Ave. Oroville, CA 95965

General Information


Maximum 2 vehicles allowed in campsites. Park on blacktop. Overflow parking available across from Information board.


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