Greenville Campground

Plumas National Forest

Indian Valley

Greenville Campground, Plumas National Forest

Greenville Campground

Plumas National Forest
Attractions and Activities

Located in the northern Sierra Nevada, just south of the Cascade Range, uncrowded Pumas National Forest is filled with wonderful places to visits and things to do.

  • Visit Black Mountain lookout for great views of Honey Lake and surrounding country.
  • Spend some days at Little Grass Valley Recreation Area and enjoy boating, waterskiing, sailing, and fishing
  • Take a scenic drive through the Indian Valley Area north of Quincy
  • Hike in the Bucks Lake Wilderness
  • Hike portions of the famous Pacific Crest Trail
  • Horseback ride in Deanes Valley or Lakes Basin
  • Fish in Lake Davis, Antelope Lake, and round Valley Reservoir
  • Head out for some OHV excitement at Bucks Lake Recreation Area or Gold Lake
  • Take your boat out to Lake Davis, Antelope Lake, or Lower Bucks Lake.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Bears: Food and similar items must be stored in bear-proof lockers.
  2. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  3. Firewood: Purchase firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.

Greenville Campground

Greenville Campground is in the Indian Valley region of the Plumas National Forest, one mile north of the town of Greenville. The campground is along Highway 89, 25 miles north of Quincy.

Recently upgraded, the campground boasts many new facilities. A short distance from the campground are the Greenville Horseshoe Pits, the site of many big tournaments held throughout the summer. Visitors to the campground also enjoy day trips to nearby Lake Almanor, exploring the historic town of Greenville, fishing, cycling, and hiking. Wolf Creek runs by the campground. Some highway noise is picked up at the campsites.

Campground Basics
Location: 1 mile north of Greenville on Highway 89
Elevation: 3,630 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Oroville - 79 miles, 1:40
Number of Sites: 19
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (fee for 2nd vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Feather River Ranger District: (530) 534-6500

No Reservations First come, first served
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 30 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $20 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, check-out Noon

Greenville Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Greenville horseshoe pits, Greenville, Lake Almanor, Indian Valley, Round Valley Reservoir, Plumas Rodeo Grounds in Taylorsville

Horseshoe Pits next to Greenville Campground, Plumas National Forest

Horseshoe Pits

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 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 from the local area of the campground.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate. At some campgrounds campers may use these sites if all others have been filled.

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