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WILD PLUM, CA

Wild Plum Campground is located on Haypress Creek 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 is situated on the banks of Haypress Creek. A forest of...
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
  • 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 WILD PLUM STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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    AREA WILD PLUM STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 35 Pull-Through
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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

    Wild Plum Campground is located on Haypress Creek 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 is situated on the banks of Haypress Creek. A forest of hardwood and pine trees covers the area, offering pleasant shade. Many rocks, from early gold dredging activity, cover the forest floor. Several sites overlook the creek.

    Recreation:

    Wild Plum Loop can be accessed from the campground. The 2.5-mile trail is open to hiking and horseback riding and provides access to the Pacific Crest Trail and Haypress Trail.

    The scenic and historic town of Sierra City is just one mile from the campground. A variety of lodging and dining options are available.

    Facilities:

    The campground offers several single-family sites, many of which are designated for tent camping only. Each site has a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

    The campground's two smaller loops have paved roads and parking spurs; the larger upper loop has a gravel road and spurs.

    Nearby Attractions:

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

    The Lakes Basin area offers boating, fishing and hiking, and more than 30 miles of maintained trails branch. Many of the trails are also open to biking and horseback riding.

    On the water, visitors enjoy boating and fishing. Anglers will find rainbow and brook trout in many of the lakes throughout the basin. A boat ramp is located at Gold Lake.

    Booking Window

    STANDARD NONELECTRIC

    Sat Oct 04 2014 - Tue Mar 31 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

    Sat Oct 04 2014 - Tue Mar 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 Sat May 10 2014 Sat Oct 18 2014
    Peak Fri May 29 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Canoeing
    • Creek Access
    • Drinking Water
    • Firewood Vendor
    • Fishing
    • Food Storage Locker
    • Gold Panning
    • Hiking
    • Horseback Riding Trails
    • Host
    • Hunting
    • Parking Area
    • Paved Parking Spurs
    • Paved Roads
    • Self Pay Station
    • Tables
    • Tent sites
    • Trailheads
    • Vault Toilets
    Greater Than 1 Mile
    • General Store
    • Lodging
    • Restaurant
    Within 10 Miles
    • Boat Rentals
    • Boating
    • 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 10 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):
    39.56639, -120.59917
    39°33'59"N, 120°35'57"W

    From Sierraville, travel south on Highway 49 for 35 miles. Turn left at Wild Plum and travel just over a mile to the campground.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    WILD PLUM

    SIERRA CITY  CA  96125

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (530)862-1368