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. The Plumas Eureka State Park is adjacent to Lakes Basin Recreation area and the Crocker Meadows State Wildlife Area both offer a variety of recreation activities to visitors who find accommodations on and pursue other recreation activities at Forest Service sites.
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Isolated Single Family Campground Sites and Cabin Rental
Conklin Park Campground
The Conklin Park Campground, elevation 5,900 is located off State Highway 395, ten miles south Milford, CA on Willow Creek and adjacent to the Dixie Mountain State Game Refuge. This campground is predominantly used by hunters and has a total of 9 campsites, none are accessible. Each campsite has a table, fire-ring, and bear proof box. There is no potable water. One vault toilet is available.
The Crocker Campground, elevation 5,800 is located off Highway 70, six miles northwest of Beckwourth, CA on County Road 111 to Genesee. It is adjacent to the historic Crocker Guard Station and Lake Davis is approximately 3 miles west of the campground. This campground has a total of 10 campsites and no sites are accessible. Each campsite has a table and fire-ring. There is no potable water. One single and one double vault toilets are available.
The Laufman Campground, elevation 5,100 is located off State Highway 395, three miles south Milford, CA. This campground has a total of 7 campsites and no sites are accessible. Each campsite has a table and a fire ring. There is no potable water. One vault toilet is available.
Meadow View Campground
Crocker Guard Station Cabin Rental
Big Cove Campground
Big Cove Overflow Campground
Cottonwood Springs Family & Group Campground
Spring Creek Campground
Cottonwood RV Sewer Waste Station
Frenchman Dam Kiosk Picnic Site
Frenchman Boat Launch & Picnic Site
Lunker Point Boat Launch
Crystal Point Picnic/Fishing Site
Grasshopper Flat Campground
Lightning Tree Campground
Mallard Cove Overflow Camping Area
Grizzly RV Sewer Waste Station
Lake Davis Dam Kiosk Picnic Site
Camp Five Boat Launch
Honker Cove Boat Launch
Lightning Tree Boat Launch
Mallard Cove Boat Launch
Gold Lake Campground
The Gold Lake Family Campground, 6400’ elevation, is located approximately ten miles southwest of Graeagle off the Gold Lake Highway (Plumas County Road 519). There are 37 campsites each containing picnic tables, fire rings, and bear boxes for food storage. No sites are accessible. There is 1 vault toilet, and three visitor information signs including a self-service fee station. Gold Lake Campground located at the Lakes Basin Recreation Area is a heritage site. Potable water is not available.