Lime Saddle Campground

Lake Oroville

Lake Oroville

Lime Saddle Campground, Lake Oroville, CA

Lime Saddle Campground

Lake Oroville
Attractions and Activities

Lake Oroville is very popular with anglers seeking bass, with boaters and water skiers, hikers, horseback riders, and anyone looking for outdoor recreation.

  • Lake Oroville water skiing, jet boating, sailing, boating, wake boarding, and swimming
  • Horse camps and floating and boat-in camps
  • Lake Oroville Visitor Center with museum and exhibits
  • Marinas with boat rentals, launch ramps
  • Spend a week on a houseboat cruising all the inlets and coves.
  • Hike the trails around the lake, including the popular Feather Falls trail
  • Bicycle on the many roads and paths open to cycling.
  • In Oroville visit the Feather River Nature Center, the Pioneer History Museum, and the Feather River Fish Hatchery.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Generators may only be operated between 10 AM and 8 PM.
  2. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  3. Dogs must be on leash and always attended. At night they must be in a tent or vehicle.

Lime Saddle Campground

Lime Saddle Campground is part of the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. The campground sits on a peninsula on the northwestern side of Lake Oroville along the West Branch of the Feather River Arm. Visitors to the campground like the close proximity of a boat ramp coupled with the quieter waters away from the main body of the lake.

Lime Saddle Campground's 35 campsites are situated in loops on a ridge overlooking the lake. The sites accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some of the sites have electric and water hook-ups. Reservations for Lime Saddle campsites are non-specific, which means that you will be assigned a site upon arrival. On the reservation website visitors choose between hook-up sites or non-hook-up sites.

Lime Saddle Campground also has some Group Sites

Campground Basics
Location: 3428 Pentz Road off Hwy. 70 on the northwest side of Lake Oroville
Elevation: 1030 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Oroville - 16 miles, 20 minutes
Sacramento - 84 miles, 1:36
Number of Sites: 35
Open - Closed: April though mid-October
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle (fee for additional vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Information: (530) 876-8516

Reservations available April 1 to October 15, up to 7 months in advance
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: accessible sites available
Fees: hook-up sites $45 per night
non-hook-up sites $35
Reservations: Lime Saddle Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Lime Saddle Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill, some sites with electric (30 amp) and water hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: Yes
Campgrounds Map: Lake Oroville Campgrounds Map
Nearby attractions: Lake Oroville for boating, swimming, water skiing, and fishing, hiking trails, boat launch ramp, Visitor Center, including a 47-foot viewpoint tower with high-power telescopes for views from the lake to the Sierra, Lazy T Trail Rides

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

Lime Saddle Group Campground, Lake Oroville, CA

Lime Saddle Group Campground

Lime Saddle Group Camps

Lime Saddle Campground has 2 tent-only group sites. Each group site can accommodate from 9 up to 24 people and a maximum of 7 vehicles.
Fee: $125 per night
Reservations: Lime Saddle Group Campsite Reservations

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