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CRAGS CAMPGROUND, CA

Photo: CRAGS CAMPGROUND
Status: Open through Sun Oct 26 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Crags Campground is located just 10 miles from Bridgeport, California, at an elevation of 7,000 feet. The Twin Lakes area is close by, offering boating, fishing, hiking and horseback riding opportunities.

Natural Features:

The campground offers views of the rugged Sawtooth Ridge, with craggy peaks topping out at over 10,500 feet in elevation. A forest of Jeffrey pines towers over the campground, offering limited shade. Sagebrush and summer wildflowers dot the area.

Recreation:

Robinson Creek offers good rainbow trout fishing and can be easily accessed from within the campground. Numerous hiking trails are in the vicinity, including the popular Robinson Creek Trail.

Facilities:

The campground contains one group site that can accommodate up to 45 people, with picnic and serving tables, grills, food storage lockers, a campfire circle and ample parking. Several single and double-family sites, some of which are accessible, are also available.

Flush toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Robinson Creek South Campground is nearby, where educational programs are held on weekends from July 4 through Labor Day.

Nearby Attractions:

Upper and Lower Twin Lakes are within walking distance, offering beautiful mountain scenery, boating, canoeing and fishing for Kokanee salmon and rainbow and brown trout. Twin Lakes Resort is just across the road.

The rugged and scenic Hoover Wilderness Area can be accessed from the Twin Lakes area and offers additional trails for hiking and horseback riding.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Trash Collection
Know Before You Go
  • This is Crags near Bridgeport, not Crags in Lassen Volcanic National Park
  • Caution: black bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers
  • This campground has first-come, first-served sites
  • A per-day, per-vehicle fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles
  • Click here for more info about the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests


  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.17361, -119.30417
38°10'25"N, 119°18'15"W

From Bridgeport, California, take Highway 395 and turn south at Twin Lakes Road and travel 9.6 miles. Turn left onto the paved road across from the Twin Lakes Resort Laundromat. Travel approximately 0.6 miles, go across Robinson Creek Bridge and turn left into campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

CRAGS CAMPGROUND
PO BOX 472
BRIDGEPORT  CA  93517

Phone Number:

Information:  (760)932-7092
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