WHITEHORSE CAMPGROUND, CA

Whitehorse campground is located within three miles of Bucks Lake in the northern Sierra Mountains on the Plumas National Forest. The Bucks Lake area offers year-round recreation activities including fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, and snowshoeing.Whitehorse is set in fir and...
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  • Bears frequent the area so proper food storage is a must. Please be prepared.
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Overview

Overview

Whitehorse campground is located within three miles of Bucks Lake in the northern Sierra Mountains on the Plumas National Forest. The Bucks Lake area offers year-round recreation activities including fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing, and snowshoeing.

Natural Features:

Whitehorse is set in fir and pine trees offering shade during the warm summer months. Situated at 5,500 feet in elevation, the campground is settled along a small creek that feeds into Bucks Lake.

Recreation:

Bucks Lake provides fishing, boating, and canoeing. There are walking trails to the lake. A hiking trail runs from the campground and provides access to Buck Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail which runs adjacent to the campground.

Facilities:

There are 19 units for RV and tent camping. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table. There are vault toilets and drinking water is available.

Nearby Attractions:

The nearby Bucks Lake Lodge has a bar, restaurant and store offering fishing supplies and groceries.

Booking Window
Sat Sep 20 2014 - Tue Mar 17 2015

Reservations must be made 3 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 Jul 01 2015 Thu Sep 03 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Host
  • Paved Parking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Pets Allowed
  • Pit Toilets
  • River Access
  • Self Pay Station
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat Ramp
  • Cafe
  • Canoe Rentals
  • Dock
  • Firewood
  • General Store
  • Hospital
  • Ice
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Pay Phone
  • Propane
  • Restaurant
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
Jul 01 2015 -
Sep 03 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $23.00

*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):
39.88806, -121.14111
39°53'17"N, 121°8'28"W

Physical Address:
Plumas NF - MT. Hough Road
39696 State Highway 70
Quincy, CA 95971

From Quincy: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy west 15 miles to the campground which will be on your left. If you have a large RV you will need to take Oroville-Quincy Hwy, left onto Big Creek Road, right on Bucks Lake Road, and the campground will be on your right.

From Oroville: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy 162 East. Left on Bucks Lake Road and campground will be on your right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

WHITEHORSE CAMPGROUND

Bucks Lake  CA 

Phone Number:

Information:  1-530-283-0555