Whitehorse campground is located within three miles of Bucks Lake in the northern Sierra Mountains on the Plumas National Forest. The Bucks Lake area offers year-round recreation activities including fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing,snowshoeing and horseback riding.
There are 19 total campsites suitable for RV and tent camping, 16 of which are standard non-electric sites and three are equestrian non-electric sites. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. There are vault toilets and drinking water is available. Sites are walk-up May 24, 2019 thru June 30, 2019. Sites may be reserved July 1, 2019 thru September 8, 2019.
Generally, campsites will accommodate 2 vehicles. The first vehicle is included in the site fee, the second vehicle fee will be collected onsite at the daily rate posted on the fee sign.
Check- In is 2:00pm and Check-Out is Noon
There is no current burn damage at this location.
Whitehorse is set in fir and pine trees offering shade during the warm summer months. Situated at 5,500 feet in elevation, the campground is settled along a small creek that feeds into Bucks Lake.
The nearby Bucks Lake Lodge has a bar, restaurant and store offering fishing supplies and groceries.
Bucks Lake provides fishing, boating, and canoeing. There are walking trails to the lake. A hiking trail runs from the campground and provides access to Buck Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail which runs adjacent to the campground.
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For campground inquiries, please call: 1-530-283-0555
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Plumas NF - MT. Hough Road
39696 State Highway 70
Quincy, CA 95971
From Quincy: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy west 15 miles to the campground which will be on your left. If you have a large RV you will need to take Oroville-Quincy Hwy, left onto Big Creek Road, right on Bucks Lake Road, and the campground will be on your right.
From Oroville: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy 162 East. Left on Bucks Lake Road and campground will be on your right.