Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Gold Lake Campground is located along the shores of Gold Lake at an elevation of 6,400 feet. It has 37 campsites. The road leading north of the boat launch facility is narrow and rough and may not be suited to your vehicle. Vault toilets are available and from May to October portable toilets are installed. Trash collection is available from May to October. No water.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: A closure order has been issued for this site - This location is closed. Affected reservations have been cancelled and refunds have been issued. Local managers are committed to the health and safety of recreational visitors and our staff. We are following the guidelines from our agency and the CDC regarding COVID-19, closely monitoring the situation and responding to current conditions. Please continue to monitor this page for status updates.
Reservations: Reservations are not available
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Outdoors in Plumas is our new management company. Fee information is available at https://www.outdoorsinplumas.com/  Call the Beckwourth Ranger District for information.season.
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions:
  • 14 day camping limit
  • 6 people per campsite
  • 2 vehicles per campsite
  • OHV riding is not allowed
  • Store food, trash and scented items in the bear resistant lockers - Be Bear Aware
Closest Towns: Graeagle and Blairsden, California
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault and portable toilets
Passes: Senior and Access passes honored. 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 - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/senior.shtml Access Pass - http://www.fs.fed.us/passespermits/access.shtml
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: This site is managed by 'Outdoors in Plumas' from May 1 to September 13, 2022. During that time report issues at https://www.outdoorsinplumas.com/ For more information contact the Beckwourth Ranger District Office at 530-836-2575 at 23 Mohawk Road (PO Box 7) Blairsden, CA 96103

General Information

Accessibility:

Accessible toilet building near site #6


Directions:

Take Highway 89 southeast from Graegle, California for two miles.  Proceed south on Gold Lake Highway for 10 miles to Gold Lake. 

 

Parking:

Second vehicles at the campsite will be charged a fee


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Amenities

Picnic tables Wood tables & food lockers
Toilets Vault and portable toilets
Tent camping Tent sites available
Accessible One accesible toilet
Camping trailer Trailer sites available
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.678680

  Longitude : 
-120.646249

  Elevation : 
6,400 ft - 6,400 ft

 



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