Hallsted Campground

Plumas National Forest


Feather River


Hallsted Campground, Feather River Canyon, Plumas National Forest

Hallsted 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.

Hallsted Campground

Hallsted Campground is tucked in the beautiful Feather River Canyon in the Plumas National Forest. The campground is 17 miles west of Quincy. Visitors to the campground appreciate the great campground amenities such as electric hook-ups in some sites, hot showers, and flush toilets. Fishing in the North Fork of the Feather River is always rewarding. A walking path leads from the campground down to the river. A general store is located less than ½-mile away in Twain.

Hallsted Campground's 20 campsites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Eight of the sites have electric hook-ups and several sites are universally accessible. Reservations are accepted for the campgrounds.

Campground Basics
Location: 17 miles west of Quincy on Highway 70
Elevation: 2,780 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Oroville - 60 miles, 1:18
Number of Sites: 20
Open - Closed: Late May through early September
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

Reservations
Reservations accepted Late May through early September
Booking Window: from 4 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 30 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: #18 and 20
Fees: $25 per night for standard sites
$32 per night for sites with electricity
Reservations: Hallsted Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Hallsted Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring with grill, lantern post; some sites with partial hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: Yes
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Butterfly Valley Botanical Area with its insect eating plants, historic Greenville, Quincy, Lake Almanor, Round Valley Reservoir

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

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