Gansner Bar Campground (CA)

Plumas National Forest

Gansner Bar Campground is located on Highway 70 just east of the Highway 89 intersection; just east of where Spanish Creek and Indian Creek merge together to create the east branch of the North Fork Feather River. The campground is very popular. Although the campground has been recently upgraded, it still holds the charm that it did in years past.

Gansner Bar campground offers several single-family campsites that accommodate both tent and RV camping, however hookups are not available.

 Each site is equipped with tables and campfire rings with grills. Vault toilets and drinking water are also provided. A full-service store, gas and phone service is available less than 10 miles away.

Need to Know

Natural Features

This campground is located in the Plumas National Forest, which is attractive to outdoor enthusiasts because of its many streams and lakes, beautiful deep canyons, rich mountain valleys, meadows, and lofty peaks. Gansner Bar is in the Feather River Canyon, at an elevation of 2,000 feet.


Anglers enjoy a healthy supply of rainbow trout in the nearby Feather River, which is within walking distance from the campground. The river and nearby Gansner Bar are also popular for swimming and wading activities.

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 530-927-7878

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