Chapman

Tahoe National Forest

Chapman Creek Campground is located next to Chapman Creek, near the North Yuba River. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing and wildlife viewing,  This facility is operated and maintained by the Tahoe National Forest.

The campground offers several single-family campsites. Each site is equipped with a picnic table, food storage locker and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

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Natural Features

The campground is split into two loops, with one overlooking Chapman Creek and the other, neighboring a small meadow.  Stands of mature fir and lodgepole pine trees covers the area, providing pleasant shade at most campsites.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby Lakes Basin area offers boating, fishing, hiking and more than 30 miles of maintained trails, that are also open to biking and horseback riding. The lakes provide visitors with ample opportunities to enjoy boating, canoeing and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow and brook trout in many of the scenic bodies of water in the area. A boat ramp is located at Gold Lake.

Recreation

A large network of hiking trails is available in the area, including the nearby Pacific Crest Trail. The trailhead for the 2-mile long Chapman Creek Trail is located within the campground.  Boating, fishing and swimming opportunites are available at nearby Sardine Lakes, about five miles from the campground. Sardine Lakes Resort offers boat rentals.

Contact Information

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YUBA RIVER RANGER STATION THIS IS THE ADDRESS FOR THE RANGER STATION, NOT THE CAMPGROUND 15924 HIGHWAY 49 Camptonville CA 95922

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (530)478-6253

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Driving Directions

From Sierraville, take Highway 49 south 14.8 miles. The campground is on the right side of the highway.

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