Diablo Campground


Area Status: Open

Elevation 5800, Diablo Campground is located in the Packer Lake area near the Sierra Buttes, in northern California. It is north of the Yuba River and next to Packer Creek. 19 designated campsites with room for trailer and tent camping. Vault toilets and stream water source-purify before drinking.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed until at least May 27th due to snow levels
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: $20 per site
$5 for extra vehicle
Open Season: May 27 - October 15
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area
Closest Towns: Sierra City
Water: Stream water source - purify before drinking
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Tahoe National Forest

General Information

Directions:

From Hwy 49 at Sierra City: Drive 4 1/2 miles to Bassett's Station. Turn left on Gold Lake Hwy and drive 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road. Turn left and continue 1 1/2 miles to Diablo Campground.

From 89 N to 49 N: Drive 13 miles west to Bassett's Station. Turn right on Gold Lake Hwy and drive 1/2 mile to Packer Lake Road. Turn left and continue 1 1/2 miles to Diablo Campground.


General Notes:
Parking:

Room for trailer and tent camping
 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

No. of Sites 18 single site(s)
Reservation Info Yes.  Call (877) 444-6777, or on line at www.recreation.gov
No. of Accessible sites None

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.631343

  Longitude : 
-120.639347

  Elevation : 
5800

 

A boy holding a fish

A Boy Fishing