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ROBINSON CREEK NORTH, CA

Photo: ROBINSON CREEK NORTH
Status: Closed through Thu May 08 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Robinson Creek North Campground is located just 9 miles from Bridgeport, California, next to Robinson Creek 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 is situated alongside its namesake creek, where a forest of massive Jeffrey pines towers over the site, offering partial shade. Lodgepole pines, sagebrush and summer wildflowers dot the landscape.

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 single sites with picnic tables, food storage lockers and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Educational programs are held next door at Robinson Creek South Campground's amphitheater on weekends from July 4 through Labor Day.

Nearby Attractions:

Upper and Lower Twin Lakes are nearby, offering beautiful mountain scenery, boating, canoeing and fishing for Kokanee salmon and rainbow and brown trout. 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 Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • Recycling
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • 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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.18611, -119.3175
38°11'10"N, 119°19'3"W

Take U.S. Highway 395 through Bridgeport. Turn south on Twin Lakes Road at the Shell gas station. Travel 9.3 miles on Twin Lakes Road, then turn left into the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ROBINSON CREEK NORTH
P.O. BOX 472
BRIDGEPORT CA 93517

Phone Number:

Information: (760)932-7092
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