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Forest Service extends closure of most developed recreation sites until May 15, but Plumas trails remain open

USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Region, announced that most developed recreation sites will remain closed through May 15.

The order does not close trails, trailheads, and general forest areas on the Plumas National Forest; these areas remain accessible for public use although some areas may still be inaccessible due to snow and mud. Information on other individual recreation sites and opportunities are available from local National Forests.

If an area is crowded, please search for a less occupied location.

If you do plan on visiting the Plumas National Forest please be aware that:

No trash removal is currently offered – please pack out all trash and waste

All toilet facilities are currently closed – please plan accordingly

Avoid high-risk activities – law enforcement and search and rescue operations may be


Developed recreation sites on the Plumas National Forest closed by the regional order include:

Mt. Hough Ranger District

Quincy – (530) 283-0555

Antelope Amphitheatre

Antelope Picnic Area

Antelope Dam Kiosk

Boulder Creek Campground

Bradys Camp

Bucks Kiosk Picnic Site

Cascade Day Use Area

Deanes Valley Campground

Gansner Bar Campground

Greenville Campground

Grizzly Creek Campground

Grizzly Forebay Campground

Guiney Point Fishing Site

Feather River Ranger District

Oroville – (530) 534-6500

American House OHV Camp

Black Rock – Boating

Black Rock Overflow Campground

Black Rock Tent Campground

Blue Water – Swimming

Feather Falls Campground

Golden Trout Crossing

Little Grass Accessible Fishing Trailhead

Little Beaver Campground

Little Grass Valley Horse Camp

Little North Fork Campground

Hallsted Campground

Hutchins Group Campground

Indian Rock Day Use

Lone Rock Campground

Long Point Campground

Long Point Group Campground

Lost Cove Boating

Lower Bucks Campground

Lower Bucks Fishing Site

Lunker Landing Fishing Site

Meadow Camp

Mill Creek Campground

North Fork Campground

Maidu – Boating

Maidu Amphitheatre (LGV)

Milsap Bar Campground

Mooreville Boat Ramp

Mooreville Warming Hut

Onion Valley Warming hut

Pancake – Swimming

Peninsula Tent Campground

Poker Flat OHV Camp

Red Feather Campground

Roger Cow Camp


Queen Lily Campground

Red Bridge Campground

Rock Creek Campground

Round Valley Picnic Area

Sandy Point Boating & Day Use

Silver Lake Campground

Snake Lake Campground

Spanish Creek Bridge Overlook

Spanish Creek Group Camp

Sundew Campground

West End Cove Day Use

Whitehorse Campground

Running Deer Campground

Sandy Beach (Pulga)

Sawmill Ridge Warming Hut

Sly Creek Campground

South Fork Warming Hut

Stag Point OHV Camp

Strawberry Campground

Strawberry Car Top Launch

Tooms Boating

Tooms RV Camp

Wyandotte Campground


Beckwourth Ranger District

Blairsden (530) 836-2575

Big Cove Campground

Frenchman Campground

Lakes Basin Campground

Black Mountain Lookout

Frenchman Kiosk

Lakes Basin Group Campground

Camp 5 Bathrooms & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) Open

Frenchman Lake Picnic Area

Laufman Campground

Chilcoot Campground

Gold Lake 4×4 Campground

Lightning Tree Bathrooms & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) Open

Conklin Park Campground

Gold Lake Boat Ramp

Lightning Tree Campground

Coot Bay Fishing & Picnic Site

Gold Lake Campground

Lunker Point Bathrooms & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) open

Cottonwood Group Campground

Gold Lake Picnic Area

Mallard Cove Bathrooms & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) Open

Cottonwood Spring Campground

Goose Lake Campground

Meadow View Campground

Cow Creek Fishing Site

Grasshopper Flat Campground

Nightcrawler Bay Fishing Site

Crocker Campground

Grizzly Campground

Portola Picnic Area

Crocker Guard Station

Haven Lake Campground

Ross Camp

Crystal Fishing Access

Honker Cove Bathroom & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) Open

Salmon Egg Shoal Fishing Site

Eagle Point Fishing Access

Jackson Creek Campground

Snallygaster Point Fishing Site

Fairview Point

Jenkins Point

Spring Creek Campground

Frenchman Bathrooms & Picnic Tables – Boat Ramp (only) open

Lake Davis Kiosk

Turkey Point Fishing Site


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