Englebright Lake Boat-In Campground

Harry L. Englebright Lake

Englebright Lake is nestled in the steep Yuba River canyon, of the Sierra Nevada foothills. This location offers a unique boat-in camping experience, several species of sport fish, abundant wildlife, and year round water-based recreational activities for enthusiasts and families alike. Located between Grass Valley and Yuba City off State Route 20.

Vault toilets, no potable water.

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Natural Features

Foothills, lake, and wild animals. 

Nearby Attractions

Bridgeport State Park


Fishing, hunting, kayaking, canoeing, picnicing, boating. 

Changes & Cancellations

As per Recreation.gov policy. 

Contact Information


PO BOX 6 Smartsville CA 95977


12896 Englebright Dam Rd Smartsville CA 95977

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 530-432-6427

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Sacramento, CA follow I-5 N, CA-99 N and CA 70 N to Lindhurst Ave in Olivehurst. Take exit 18B from CA-70 N. Take Hammonton Smartsville Rd to State Hwy 20 E in Smartsville. Turn right onto State Hwy 20 E. Turn left onto Mooney Flat Rd. Turn Left onto Englebright Dam Rd.

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