Snake Lake Campground and Equestrian Camp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Snake Lake is located in the Meadow Valley area off of Bucks Lake road and boasts shady lakeside campsites for tents, RVs, OHVs and horses.  The multi-use campsite has 17 sites; 8 of them with corrals for equestrian campters.  There are no hookups.  Horses are allowed overnight in equestrian campsites only.

Activities include fishing, hiking horseback riding on OHV trails and non-motorized boating. Snake Lake is not recommended for swimming.

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions:
  • Currently closed with a scheduled¬†opening date of 5/21/2021.¬†
  • For forest information please call Mt. Hough Ranger District at (530) 283-0555
  • Check for Alerts & Notices
 
Reservations:
  • No reservations; first come first served.
  • 17 campsites are in the multi-use campground for all campers;
  • 8 sites have  corrals for equestrian campers.   
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions:
  • Horses allowed overnight in equestrian campsites only. 
  • Watering horses at lake edge is prohibited for safety reasons. 
  • Water may be bucketed for horses at the spillway. 
  • Remove or scatter manure from the corrals and campsites. 
  • Please use "weed-seed-free-feed or pellets for horses. 
  • 14 day camping limit
  • 6 people per campsite,
  • 2 vehicles per campsite
  • OHV riding is not allowed
  • Store food, trash and scented items appropriately - Be Bear Aware
  • In winter there are no snowplow services.
 
Closest Towns: Quincy, approximately 7 miles.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault toilet
Operated By: Outdoors in Plumas
Information Center: This site is managed by Outdoors in Plumas For forest information please call Mt. Hough Ranger District at (530) 283-0555

General Information

General Notes:
Parking:

$7.00 extra vehicle fee


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Activities


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Horse Camping

 

17 campsites are in the multi-use campground for all campers; 8 sites have  corrals for equestrian campers.  Horses allowed overnight in equestrian campsites only.  Watering horses at lake edge is prohibited for safety reasons.  Water may be bucketed for horses at the spillway.  Remove or scatter manure from the corrals and campsites.  Please use "weed-seed-free-feed or pellets for horses. 


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Amenities

Picnic tables
Toilets vault
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.970000

  Longitude : 
-121.010000

 



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