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SALMON CREEK, CA

Salmon Creek Campground is located in the North Yuba River area. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.The campground stretches along the banks of Salmon Creek. A forest of lodgepole pine...
Status: Open through Sat Oct 18 2014   Season Dates

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  • In accordance with standard industry practices, Tahoe Recreation will be assessing a $5 additional vehicle fee on the 'second vehicle' in each single family campsite, and on the 'third and fourth vehicle' in any double family campsite, provided these vehicles are not joined to the first vehicle by a hitch and towed onto the site. In the case of motorcycles, the first two are considered to be one vehicle and the third and fourth are also considered to be one vehicle. No additional vehicle fees are collected for bicycles.
  • Bears frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers
  • Utility hookups and showers are not available at the campground
  • This facility is operated by Tahoe Recreation, doing business as California Land Management and comments are welcome; forms are available from campground hosts or online
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  • Fire restrictions may be imposed at any time due to hot, dry weather conditions, at which time campfires and charcoal fires may not be allowed. For current fire conditions or weather closures contact the Yuba River Ranger District (530) 288-3231 or 478-6253 (voice), (530) 288-3656 (TDD).
    • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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    AREA SALMON CREEK STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 15 Back-In
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    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Salmon Creek Campground is located in the North Yuba River area. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.

    Natural Features:

    The campground stretches along the banks of Salmon Creek. A forest of lodgepole pine and cedar offers partial shade. The surrounding area contains an abundance of beautiful high mountain lakes and rugged peaks.

    Recreation:

    A large network of trails is available in the area, including Deer Lake Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Boating, fishing and swimming are available at nearby Sardine Lakes, which is a short drive from the campground. Sardine Lakes Resort offers boat rentals.

    Facilities:

    The campground offers 31 single-family sites, including five tent-only sites. Each site has a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Lakes Basin offers boating, fishing and hiking. Anglers will find rainbow and brook trout in many of the lakes throughout the basin. A boat ramp is located at Gold Lake. Over 30 miles of maintained trails branch out across the area. Many of the trails are also open to biking and horseback riding.

    Booking Window

    STANDARD NONELECTRIC

    Fri Sep 26 2014 - Sun Mar 22 2015

    Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

    Fri Sep 26 2014 - Sun Mar 22 2015

    Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 09 2014 Sat Oct 18 2014
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Canoeing
    • Creek Access
    • Drinking Water
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Fishing
    • Gold Panning
    • Hiking
    • Host
    • Hunting
    • Paved Parking Spurs
    • Paved Roads
    • Self Pay Station
    • Tables
    • Tent sites
    • Trailheads
    • Vault Toilets
    • Water
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • Boat Rentals
    • Boating
    • General Store
    • Swimming
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 09 2014 -
    Oct 18 2014
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $21.82-$23.64
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.82-$23.64
    Peak Season
    May 29 2015 -
    Oct 31 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $21.82-$23.64
    STANDARD NONELECTRIC $21.82-$23.64

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    39.62361, -120.61222
    39°37'25"N, 120°36'44"W

    From Sierraville, travel south on Highway 49 for 18 miles to Bassetts. Turn right and continue two miles to the campground, which is on the left side of the highway.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SALMON CREEK

    BASSETT  CA  96126

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (530)862-1368