Feather Falls Trailhead Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Feather Falls Trailhead CampgroundFive developed units are available for overnight camping on a first come, first-served basis. Each campsite is equipped with a table and a fire ring. Two bear-proof trash bins are available for use at the trailhead. If these bins are full, please pack out your trash. The Feather Falls area is bear habitat, and bears are attracted to trash and food. Please help keep yourself and your fellow campers safe, and store all food and dispose of all waste properly.

For more information on bear safety, please visit: https://www.fs.fed.us/visit/know-before-you-go/bears

Calycanthus occidentalis Image of rocks at Feather Falls Image taken from the Feather Falls Trail Image of Poison Oak Clarkia concinna

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The Feather Falls Campground and trailhead parking area is temporarily closed during construction of a new toilet facility and demolition of the old facility. The upper loop of the Feather Falls Trail is open. The lower loop is closed for repairs. Please pack out trash.
Operational Hours: Open year-round, weather permitting.
Reservations:  First come, first served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees No Fee Required This facility will potentially begin charging camping fees beginning in 2020.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: spring - early summer
Busiest Season: spring - early summer
Restrictions: 14 day maximum stay. No OHV use permitted in Feather Falls Scenic Area
Closest Towns: Feather Falls
Water: potable water
Restroom: vault toilets
Operated By: Plumas National Forest Feather River Ranger District

General Information


From Oroville, take Oro Dam Boulevard to Olive Highway and turn right.  Take Olive Highway approximately five miles to Forbestown Road, turn right and go seven miles.  Turn left on Lumpkin Road, continue 12 miles to the trailhead turn off and turn left.  Go 1.5 miles to the parking area.  Camp units are located at the southwest side of the parking area; the Feather Falls trailhead is located on the northeast side of the parking area, adjacent to the restrooms.



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Campground Camping

Feather Falls has five developed campsites that are available on a first come, first served basis. Each site is equipped with a fire ring and built-in grill. A vault restroom is available in the trailhead parking lot.


This facility will potentially begin charging camping fees beginning in 2020.

Current Conditions: Work is commencing during the summer 2019 season to improve the condition of the Feather Falls National Scenic Trail. Crews will be working throughout the summer and fall to remove excess vegetation, improve the trail tread, and remove down trees. Futher improvements to the facilities and the parking area are forthcoming through 2020. This facility will potentially begin charging camping fees beginning in 2020.
Status: Open
Fees: No fees charged

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