Sycamore Ranch Campground

Yuba County

Sycamore Ranch Campground, Yuba County, CA

Sycamore Ranch Campground

Yuba & Nevada County
Attractions and Activities

Sycamore Ranch Campground is close to the main facilities of the lake, including a marina and launch ramps.

  • Enjoy neighboring Hammon Grove Park.
  • Fish along the nearby Yuba River.
  • Drive up to nearby Collins Lake, Englebright Lake or New Bullards Bar Reservoir for a day of boating, fishing, and water skiing.
  • Enjoy Western Gateway Park in Penn Valley. Find a playground, hiking trails, disc golf, baseball, and a dog park.
  • Enjoy a day in historic Grass Valley and Nevada City. Visit unique shops, learn about the towns' Gold Rush histories, enjoy a meal at a local restaurant.
  • Explore Empire Mine State Historic Park in Grass Valley.
  • Find some excitement at MMX Racing in Marysville.
  • In Oroville visit the Feather River Nature Center, the Pioneer History Museum, and the Feather River Fish Hatchery.

Key Sycamore Ranch Campground Regulations

  1. No draining of gray water or sewage is permitted in the park. Use the RV dump station. No portable holding tanks are to be dumped at restrooms.
  2. Quiet Time is from 10 PM 7o 7 AM.
  3. Fires must be confined to provided fire rings.
  4. Dogs must be on leash and always attended.

Sycamore Ranch Campground

Sycamore Ranch Campground is spread along Dry Creek, just upstream from the Yuba River and neighboring Hammon Grove Park. Both Sycamore Ranch and Hammon Grove are operated by Yuba County. Many of Sycamore Ranch's 90 acres are well shaded by mature trees. Large grassy areas offer room for games. The park includes horseshoe pits, a volleyball court, hiking trails, and fishing. Small boats can be launched into Deer Creek and connect to the lower Yuba River.

Sycamore Ranch Campground offers 28 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Every site has electric and water hook-ups. All 28 campsites are first-come, first-served. In addition, Sycamore Ranch Campground has 4 Group Sites.

A single restroom with 2 stalls on each side and 2 showers each side serve the entire campground, including groups. At busy time portable toilets are placed around the campground.

Sycamore Ranch Campground Basics
Sycamore Ranch Campground Location: 5390 State Hwy 20, Browns Valley, 13 miles east of Marysville
Elevation: 145 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Marysville - 13 miles
Grass Valley - 21 miles
Sacramento - 54 miles
Number of Sites: 28
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle
Pets: on leash, always attended
Operated by: Yuba County Public Works
Information: (530)749-5424

Reservations All standard campsites are first-come, first-served.
Group sites must be reserved.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $25 per night
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Sycamore Ranch Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, electric and water hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Campgrounds Map: Sycamore Ranch Campgrounds Map
Attractions near Sycamore Ranch Campground: Enjoy Deer Creek and the Yuba River for small boats and fishing. Play volleyball (bring your net and ball) or horseshoes. Visit neighboring Hammon Grove Park. Drive up for a day of boating at Collins Lake or Englebright Lake. Explore historic Grass Valley and Nevada City.

Sycamore Ranch Campground Group Sites

Sycamore Ranch Campground has 4 group sites adjacent to the standard campsites. Each site has BBQs for group cooking as well as fire pits, picnic tables, and electric and water hook-ups.

  • Group Site A is along Dry Creek and can accommodate up to 72 people. Fees are $250 per night.
  • Group Sites B and C can accommodate up to 60 people. Fees are $200 per night for each site.
  • Group Site D is along Dry Creek and can accommodate up to 20 people. Fees are $75 per night.

Sycamore Ranch Group Campsite, Yuba County, CA

Sycamore Ranch Group Campsite

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, firewood should be obtained locally.

Accessible Sites

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

Dry Creek at Sycamore Ranch Campground, Yuba County, CA

Dry Creek at Sycamore Ranch Campground

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