Lone Rock Campground

Antelope Lake

Antelope Lake

Lone Rock Campground, Antelope Lake, Plumas National Forest

Lone Rock 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/li>
  • 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 or vehicles.
  2. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  3. Firewood: Purchase firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.

Lone Rock Campground

Lone Rock Campground is on the northwest shore of Antelope Lake in the Plumas National Forest. The campground is at the point of a peninsula, about 2½ miles from Lost Cove Boat Ramp. Antelope Lake is home to a variety of water sports, including water skiing. Fishing is popular in the coves around the lake.

Lone Rock Campground has 87 campsites which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Thirty-eight sites are available for reservations, while the remainder are kept open for first-come, first-served campers. Nine premium sites are lake-front. Pine and fir trees offer good shade.

Campground Basics
Location: Northwest shore of Antelope Lake, 30 miles northeast of Taylorsville and 32 miles south of Susanville.
Elevation: 5,040 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Truckee - 123 miles, 2:26
Oroville - 101 miles, 2:18
Number of Sites: 87
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
Mt. Hough Ranger District: (530) 283-0555

Reservations available for 44 sites whenever campground is open, up to 6 months in advance
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
Accessible Sites: None designated, some restrooms are accessible
Fees: $25 per night
Reservations: Lone Rock Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out Noon

Lone Rock Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water, store, bait shop, concessions, amphitheater
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, Lost Cove Boat Ramp, boat rentals from Antelope Lake Store, campfire programs, mountain biking, trail to Sunset Point

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 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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