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Pit River Campground
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Pit River Campground, California
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Description: 8 campsites on the Pit River. The Pit River Campground is located on the river near Fall River Mills, California. This isolated area is one of the most unique and aesthetic camping spots around. The campground offers sites with tables, fire rings under large pine, oak, and ash trees. Fishing is available in the river as well as in several large reservoirs and lakes nearby. A variety of habitats surround the campground, including riparian areas, pine/oak woodlands, and upland brush land. The wildlife varies with the landscape, resulting in great bird watching opportunities. Hiking, sight-seeing, and mountain biking are some of the other recreational opportunities available in the vicinity.

Location: 5 miles west of Fall River Mills on CA 299. Take the turnoff for Pit 1 powerhouse and follow the signs for Pit 1 Campground, approximately 1 mile.

Address: Alturas Field Office
Bureau of Land Management
708 W. 12th St.
Alturas, CA  96101
Phone: (530) 233-4666

Season: May - November

Fee: yes

Reservations: no
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability
 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports

Services and Facilities
Blue Box indicates availability  White Box indicates unavailability  An A for Accessible indicates the service or facility is accessible to people with disabilities
 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Please use existing road and trails. Bring water.
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