The campground offers several single-family sites, all of which are designated for tent camping only. Each site has a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.
Flatten the Curve
Maintaining social distance of 6ft or more when walking, hiking, jogging or biking.
• Stay at least 6 feet (about 2 arms’ length) from other people.
• Do not gather in groups.
• Stay out of crowded places and avoid mass gatherings.
Remember to bring soap & hand sanitizer.
• Clean your hands often.
• Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds especially after you have been in a public place, or after blowing your nose, coughing, or sneezing.
• If soap and water are not readily available, use a hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub your hands together until they feel dry.
STAY HOME IF YOU’RE SICK.
Wear a cloth face covering in public.
Cover coughs and sneezes.
Clean and disinfect frequently touched surfaces.
Before traveling please check for local advisories:
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The campground has two loops situated in a scenic, dense forest of oak, pine, and fir trees, which provide ample shade. One section of the campground meanders up a hillside, while the other lies on level ground.
Gold Lakes Basin offers boating, fishing, biking, and hiking. Boating, fishing and swimming are available at nearby Sardine Lakes, about nine miles east of the campground. Sardine Lakes Resort offers boat rentals. Over 30 miles of maintained trails for hiking, mountain biking, and motorcycle singletrack branch out across the area and the Pacific Crest Trail can be accessed at a few spots east of Sierra City and in the Gold Lakes Basin area. The historic towns of Sierra City and Downieville offer historic and cultural attractions, restaurants, shops, churches, and vistor information. On the water, visitors enjoy boating and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow and brook trout in many of the lakes, streams, and rivers throughout the basin.
Nearby activities include fishing, hiking, white water boating, mountain bike and motorcycle trails, and seasonal hunting. The scenic and historic town of Sierra City is a short drive from the campground where a variety of lodging and dining options are available as well as a grocery store and some boutique stores.
YUBA RIVER RANGER STATION THIS IS THE ADDRESS OF THE CAMPGROUND, NOT THE RANGER STATION 15924 HIGHWAY 49 Camptonville CA 95922
For campground inquiries, please call: (530)478-6253
From Downieville, take Highway 49 north about 17 miles. The campground is on the right side of the highway across from the Logaville RV Dump Station.