Plumas Camping

Plumas National Forest Camping – Primitive Camp Sites

Spanish Creek, Quincy, CA

Spanish Creek, Quincy, CA

Plumas Camping

Listed below are primitive campgrounds w/ minimal facilities or open camping areas in Plumas National Forest. Plumas has excellent fishing as the big rivers & numerous creeks run thru this northern Sierra Nevada landscape. Open camping is allowed on almost any dirt road w/ a current campfire permit.

Brady’s Camp
[on Pine Creek near Argentine Rock] Hwy.70 Quincy, go 4 mi. west on Hwy.89/70. Head east on Squirrel Creek Rd. & go 8 mi. to the campground. Elevation 7200′ / Open May – October

Deanes Valley
[along Rock Creek] Hwy.70 Quincy, go 3.5 mi. west on Buck Lake Rd. Head south & 7 mi. to the campground. Elevation 4400′ / Open April – October

Ohio Valley – Seneca Road
[off Hwy 89 to southside] Primitive forest camping near Lake Almanor. ATV trails, hunting. Creeks and river camping closer to Seneca. High clearance or 4WD may be needed on these dirt back roads Рdepending on snow and mud. There is plenty dirt roads back here to explore.

Snake Lake
[good fishing area] Hwy.70 Quincy, go 5 mi. west on Buck Lake Rd. Head north & 5 mi. to the campground at the lake. Elevation 4200′ / Open April – October

Snake Lake, California

Snake Lake, California