Wild Plum Campground

Area Status: Closed

Wild Plum Campground is located 1 mile east of Sierra City on Haypress Creek off the Wild Plum Road. There are 47 campsite, piped water, vault toilets, and it is near the Kentucky Mine and Sierra County Historical Park. The lower loop campground sites are located next to Haypress Creek. This is a quiet campground. Sites are better suited for tents or smaller campers/sleeper vans.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Typically stays open from Memorial Day to Labor Day
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777), or on-line at www.recreation.gov
Fees: $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 20 - October 15
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area. No cell service. Sometimes there is cell service in Downieville
Closest Towns: Sierra City
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


From Sierra City: Drive 1 mile east of Sierra City on Hwy 49. Campground is 1 1/2 on Wild Plum Road along Haypress Creek.

General Notes:

PCT equestrian access
Bear proof food boxes available

Reservations: yes



Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

General Info:

General Notes

Only part of Wild Plum Campground will be open for Memorial Day Weekend -  (due to snow).  Reservations are not required for this weekend. 

No. of Sites 44 single site(s)
Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=75434&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Accessible sites None


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