Big Reservoir Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
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Big Reservoir Campground (also known as Morning Star Campground) is located outside of Foresthill at Big Reservoir (Morning Star).

For reservations at Morning Star campground call: (530) 367-2129

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Call (530) 367-2129 for more information.
Reservations: Yes
Area Amenities: Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Toilets
Fees $25-$35 per site, $100+/$160+ for group sites
 $6/$20 for extra vehicle
 $5 per pet
 $2 per watercraft
 $7 for firewood (2 for $13)
 $12 per camper's fishing license
 $25 per day user's fishing license
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No boats with gasoline engines; no firearms or any other implement of destruction including sling shots and fireworks; no chainsaws; reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance
Closest Towns: Foresthill, Ca
Water: Piped Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Morning Star Resort (530) 367-2129

General Information

Directions:

From I-80:   Take the Foresthill Road exit for 17 miles to the town of Foresthill. Continue driving for 9 miles until reaching Sugar Pine Road. Turn left and travel for 3 miles to Forest Road 24. Continue for 3 miles, the campground will be on the right.


General Notes:

Limited firewood
Picnic sites with tables
Fire rings
Showers
Space for trailers
Trailer dump station


Accessibility:

Restrooms


General Notes:

Location: 13 miles Northeast of Foresthill off Foresthill Divide Road


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Activities


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Campground Camping

General Info:

Directions

From I-80:   Take the Foresthill Road exit for 17 miles to the town of Foresthill. Continue driving for 9 miles until reaching Sugar Pine Road. Turn left and travel for 3 miles to Forest Road 24. Continue for 3 miles, the campground will be on the right.


General Notes

Limited firewood
Picnic sites with tables
Fire rings
Showers
Space for trailers
Trailer dump station


No. of Sites 100, 1-40 person unit, 1-60 person unit
Reservation Info Morning Star Resort (530)367-2129  Reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance
No. of Accessible sites Restrooms

Group Camping


Picnicking

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Amenities

Toilets
Fee charged for some activities
Accessible Restrooms
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.143696

  Longitude : 
-120.755314

  Elevation : 
4000

 



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