Wyandotte Campground

Little Grass Valley Reservoir

Little Grass Valley Reservoir

Wyandotte Campground, Little Grass Valley  Reservoir, Plumas National Forest

Wyandotte Campground

Little Grass Valley Reservoir
Attractions and Activities

Little Grass Valley Reservoir is a 1,600-acre lake set at 5,000 feet in the Plumas National Forest east of Oroville. Visitors to Wyandotte Campground and the surrounding area have many opportunities for recreation.

  • Enjoy boating, water skiing, and fishing on Little Grass Valley Reservoir.
  • Hike or horseback ride on the Pacific Crest Trail or the 13-mile Lakeshore Trail around the lake (mountain bikers can use the Lakeshore Trail).
  • Take advantage of a wheel-chair accessible fishing ramp by the dam.
  • Spend the day at either of two swim beaches.
  • Campfire programs at several campgrounds are always interesting.
  • Explore nearby historic gold mining towns.
  • Stretch your legs and hike to the summit of Bald Mountain.

Key Wyandotte Campground Regulations

  1. There is a limit of 1 wheeled camper and 2 tents per camp pad.
  2. Store food and similar items in bear-proof lockers to prevent problems with bears .
  3. Confine campfires to the provided fire pits.
  4. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times.
  5. To avoid spreading invasive pests, obtain firewood locally.

Wyandotte Campground

Wyandotte Campground is located on a peninsula along the southern shore of Little Grass Valley Reservoir in the Plumas National Forest. Nearby are opportunities for swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing, and hiking. Several mountain roads lead to the remote reservoir - (1) Highway 162 and Forbestown Road out of Oroville, (2) County Road 21 off Highway 20 near Marysville.

Wyandotte Campground features 28 campsites, 12 of which may be reserved while the others are first come, first served. Two sites are doubles. The dozen sites which may be reserved are described as lakefront. All the sites can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Near the campground are a swimming beach, boat launch ramp, and hiking trail.

Wyandotte Campground Basics
Wyandotte Campground Location: east shore of Little Grass Valley Reservoir, 68 miles northeast of Marysville
Elevation: 5,100 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Marysville - 68 miles, 1:47
Oroville - 54 miles, 1:44 (via Hwy 162 and Forbestown Rd.)
Number of Sites: 28
Open - Closed: Late May through mid-October
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 for Wyandotte Campground
Reservations available: Reservations for some sites; first-come, first-served for others
Booking Window: from 4 days up to 6 months in advance of arrival
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $23, double sites $38
Reservations: Wyandotte Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, Noon

Wyandotte Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, amphitheater, fish cleaning station
Showers: No
Dump station: Nearby
Area Map: Little Grass Valley Reservoir Map
Attractions near Wyandotte Campground: Lakeshore Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Maidu Boat Launch Ramp, Blue Water Beach Day Use Area, boating, water skiing, fishing, swimming, swim beaches, horseback riding, mountain biking

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. First come, first serve sites may be available at campgrounds with reservations if sites have not been reserved. Campers without reservations may have to move after a single night if the campsite becomes reserved.

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.

Little Grass Valley  Reservoir, Plumas National Forest
map of Little Grass Valley Reservoir, CA

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