Union Flat Campground


Area Status: Open

Union Flate Campground is located 6 miles east of Downieville on the North Yuba River along Hwy 49. It is surrounded by oak and maple trees. Hiking trails are nearby. This campground is the only place on the North Yuba River for recreational mining. An area downstream from from the campground is available for recreation mining.

Recreational mining is hands and pans only. Mining claims are in surrounding area. Be aware of claim markers for existing mining claims.  



At a Glance

Current Conditions: non-potable water
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
Area Amenities: Accessible, Fee charged for some activities, Toilets
Fees: $24 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 20 - October 15
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Recreational mining is hands and pans only. Mining claims are in surrounding area. Be aware of claim markers for existing mining claims.  
Closest Towns: Downieville
Water: Yes
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions:

From Downieville: Drive 6 miles east on Hwy 49. Campground is on North Yuba River.
 


Parking:

Yes


Accessibility:

Restrooms


General Notes:

location: Hwy 49 between Downieville and Sierra City


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 11 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
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms 

Swimming

Amenities

Accessible: Restroom

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.568107

  Longitude : 
-120.745037

  Elevation : 
3400