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...
Status: Open through Wed Sep 03 2014   Season Dates

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  • Bears frequent the area so proper food storage is a must. Please be prepared.
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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

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
Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sat Feb 28 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 Tue Jul 01 2014 Wed Sep 03 2014
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 2014 -
Sep 03 2014
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $23.00
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