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SIERRA, CA

Sierra Campground is located on the North Yuba River between Sierraville and Sierra City. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.The campground is situated between the highway and the creek-sized...
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
  • RVs are not recommended because there is limited turnaround space
  • An additional $2 per day fee is charged for reservations during Memorial Day, Fourth of July and Labor Day weekends
  • Utility hookups and showers are not available
  • 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
  • Click here for more information on the Tahoe National Forest
  • 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 SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 15 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 36 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 45 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 36 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 40 Back-In
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    AREA SIERRA TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC 6 25 Back-In
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    Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
    ** 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

    Sierra Campground is located on the North Yuba River between Sierraville and Sierra City. Visitors enjoy a wide variety of recreational activities in the area, including hiking, hunting, fishing, canoeing and gold panning.

    Natural Features:

    The campground is situated between the highway and the creek-sized Yuba River in a forest of mature fir trees. Many sites overlook the river.

    Recreation:

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

    Boating, fishing and swimming are available at nearby Sardine Lakes, about 10 miles from the campground. Sardine Lakes Resort offers boat rentals.

    Facilities:

    The campground offers several single-family tent-only sites. Each site has a picnic table and campground ring. Vault toilets are provided.

    Nearby Attractions:

    The nearby Lakes Basin offers boating, fishing and hiking. 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
    Mon Aug 04 2014 - Sat Jan 31 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 Wed May 14 2014 Sat Oct 18 2014
    Peak Fri May 22 2015 Sat Oct 17 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Campfire Rings
    • Canoeing
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Fishing
    • Gold Panning
    • River Access
    • Self Pay Station
    • Tables
    • Tent sites
    • Vault Toilets
    • Water
    • Waterfront Sites
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • General Store
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Rentals
    • Boating
    • Hiking
    • Hunting
    • Restaurant
    • Swimming
    • Trailheads
    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 14 2014 -
    Oct 18 2014
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.18-$20.00
    Peak Season
    May 22 2015 -
    Oct 17 2015
    TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $18.18

    *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):
    39.63083, -120.55861
    39°37'51"N, 120°33'31"W

    From Sierraville, travel south on Highway 49 for about 16 miles. The campground is on the left side of the highway.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SIERRA

    SIERRAVILLE  CA  96126

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (530)862-1368