Experience Plumas National Forest

Outdoors in Plumas LLC is a campground concessionaire for the Plumas National Forest in California. These campgrounds, day use areas, and boat launches are located in government-owned recreation facilities located on the Beckwourth Ranger District, Mt. Hough Ranger District, and Feather River Ranger District.

The Plumas National Forest is located in Plumas, Butte, Yuba, Sierra and Lassen Counties in Northern California. The Plumas National Forest provides year-round recreational opportunities. In summer, visitors can enjoy many recreational activities include scenic drives, river rafting, lake boating, camping, stream and lake fishing, hiking, mountain biking, back road vehicle use, horseback riding, and picnicking. Come Winter, activities include snowmobiling, ice fishing and downhill and cross country skiing. 

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR 2020

We are opening the following locations on Friday,  May 22, 2020:

Frenchman Lake

  • Big Cove Campground
  • Big Cove Overflow Camping Area
  • Chilcoot Campground
  • Cottonwood Springs Family & Group
  • Frenchman Campground
  • Spring Creek Campground
  • Cottonwood RV Sewer
  • Frenchman Dam Kiosk Picnic Site
  • Frenchman Boat Launch and Picnic
  • Linker Point Boat Launch
  • Crystal Point Picnic / Fishing Site

Lake Davis recreation Area

  • Grasshopper Flat Campground
  • Grizzly Campground
  • Grizzly RV Sewer Waste Station
  • Lighting Tree Campground
  • Mallard Cove Overflow Camping
  • Lake Davis Dam Kiosk Picnic
  • Camp 5 Boat Launch
  • Honker Cove Boat Launch
  • Lightning Tree Boat Launch
  • Mallard Cove Boat Launch

Lakes Basin Recreation Area

  • Lakes Basin Family Campground

We do not have an opening date for the other locations at this time.

Beckwourth Ranger District

Beckwourth Ranger District is located on the eastern portion of the forest in Eastern Plumas Country and extends into Northeastern Sierra and South Lassen Counties. The district offers ample recreational activities including rv and tent camping, hiking, waterfalls, boating, and picnicking.

Mount Hough Ranger District

Mount Hough Ranger District is located on the Northern end of the Plumas National Forest. It borders Lassen National Forest on the Northern side. Here, visitors can enjoy RV and tent camping, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, and boating on one of its two lakes.

Feather River Ranger District

Feather River is located between Oroville and Quincy in Plumas County. The district features tent camping and access to the highest used trail on the Plumas National Forest, the 8 mile Feather Falls National Recreation Trail which leads visitors to 640 ft. Feather Falls, the highest waterfall in California.
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