Lake Oroville

Campground Map

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(Loafer Creek Horse Camp continued) • Park only in designated parking areas within your campsite. • Do not tie horses to trees. Please clean up after your animals. • The horse warm-up area is limited to 15 minutes per horse. Horses may not be left unattended in the warm-up area. LOAFER CREEK GROUP CAMPS There are six different group campsites, and you may request one or more when making reservations: Grasshopper, Grey Squirrel, Jack Rabbit, Lizard, Manzanita Berry and Quail. RESERVATIONS: Group camps can be reserved through the CAMPING RESERVATIONS contact information at the bottom of page 1. FACILITIES: Each group camp includes five level tent sites, a large barbecue pit, picnic tables, a fire pit, a sink with running water, restroom facilities and hot showers (quarters needed). OCCUPANCY: 25 people maximum are allowed per group camp. VEHICLE PARKING: A maximum of eight vehicles are allowed per group camp. Extra vehicles may use space in the camp host or day-use parking areas. Extra vehicles will be charged a fee. Lake Oroville Visitor Center: (530) 538-2219 • 917 Kelly Ridge Road, Oroville, CA 95966 PRIMITIVE TRAIL CAMPING Three additional sites have been developed for equestrian, hikers, and bicyclists accessing the area via the Potter’s Ravine Trail. These three sites have tethering, feeding stations, and corrals near each site for two horses each. All sites have large, level tent sites. Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire ring, with a pit or vault style toilet nearby. No campfires are allowed outside of fire rings. There is no drinking water. FLOATING CAMPSITES Floating campsites are ONLY accessible by boat. NO PETS ALLOWED. FEES & RESERVATIONS: The use of floating campsites are by reservation only. This includes mooring and tying onto a floating campsite. Advanced reservations can be made through the CAMPING RESERVATIONS contact information at the bottom of page 1. Failure to show proof of payment may result in a citation and eviction. CHECK-OUT TIME is at noon. Check-in time is 4 p.m. This is strictly enforced! CAPACITY: The maximum boat mooring capacity is three vessels, each less than 24 feet in length. For mooring purposes only, two personal watercrafts will be considered one boat. The maximum load limit on board is 15 people. CAMPSITES: Each campsite has a camp table, sink, propane barbecue grill (the park provides the propane), a lockable closet, a restroom, a covered living area, an upper sun deck/sleeping area and room for tents. Bring your own drinking water. SAFETY: You must supply a U.S. Coast Guardapproved life preserver for each person on board the floating campsite. A throwable preserver is provided by State Parks and must be easily accessible at all times. A fire extinguisher is provided and must be accessible at all times. No diving or jumping from the floating campsite. SPEED LIMIT: All floating campsites are in a nowake 5 mph zone. CLEAN UP: Campers must leave the campsite clean and take their garbage with them. Check the grill to ensure the propane tank is turned off. CHILDREN must have adult supervision at all times. Report any issues to the Spillway entrance station at (530) 538-2216. FOR AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1 OR STATE PARKS DISPATCH AT 916-358-1300. © 2012 California State Parks (Rev. 2014) BOAT-IN CAMPGROUNDS Boat-in campgrounds are ONLY accessible by boat and are open year round. Check-in is at Spillway and Lime Saddle entrance stations. During low water levels, campsites may be a significant distance from the shoreline. RESERVATIONS: The following boat-in campsites are not on the CAMPING RESERVATIONS system. They are first come, first served: Campground Name # of Sites Foreman Creek 26 Bloomer Point 25 Craig Saddle 18 Bloomer Knoll 5 Goat Ranch 5 OCCUPANCY: A maximum of eight people per campsite allowed. You must be camped in a designated campground. No shoreline camping allowed. WATER & FACILITIES: No drinking water available. Campers should bring plenty of drinking water. Each campsite has a picnic table and a fire ring, with a pit or vault style toilets nearby. No campfires are allowed outside of fire rings. Lake Oroville State Recreation Area Camping Guide BLOOMER GROUP CAMP This campground offers primitive camping primarily designed for boat-in groups. The boat-in group site accommodates a maximum of 75 people and 25 watercraft. Lake Oroville offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including picnicking, hiking, sail and power boating, waterskiing, fishing, swimming, boat-in camping, floating campsites and horse camping. Lake Oroville Marinas at both Lime Saddle and Bidwell Canyon offer rental services and park stores. Lake Oroville Visitor Center has a museum, exhibits, videos and an interpretive sales area. Unless otherwise noted, guidelines apply to all camping facilities. See special guidelines for horse camping, group camping, boat-in campgrounds and floating campsites. PARK FEES are due and payable upon entry into the park. Use the self-registration system if the entrance station is closed. Fees include one vehicle. Extra vehicles will be charged a fee, with a maximum of three vehicles. OCCUPANCY: Eight people maximum are allowed per campsite. See additional guidelines under Horse Camp, Group Camps, Boat-in Campgrounds and Floating Campsites information. VEHICLE PARKING: Vehicles may only be parked in your assigned campsite. They must remain on the pavement and must not extend into the roadway beyond the campsite number or limit line. You may park 2 vehicles in each campsite. Additional vehicles may park in designated overflow parking areas. CAMPSITES: Ropes or lines may not be attached to any plant, fence or park structure. You may attach lines to your property only. It is essential that tents and other equipment be confined to the space assigned. Bring your own drinking water. CHECK-OUT TIME is at noon. Please vacate your site by that time. Check-in is 2 p.m. (except for floating campsites; check-in time is 4 p.m.) SPEED LIMIT: The maximum speed limit is 15 mph. When pedestrians are present even 15 mph might be too fast. Use good judgment. DOGS must be kept on a six-foot-maximum leash and may not be left unattended at any time. They are allowed only on paved roads or in your campsite. Dogs are not permitted on fire roads or trails (except for service dogs). Dogs must be confined to a vehicle or tent at night. Please clean up after your pets. QUIET HOURS are from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Radios and other sound-producing devices must not be audible beyond your immediate campsite. To ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, please do not disturb other campers, regardless of the time of day or night. GENERATORS may only be operated between the hours of 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. FIRES/FIREWOOD: Fires are only allowed in fire rings provided. Collecting dead or downed wood is prohibited. Firewood is available for sale at the entrance station and at camphost sites. All fireworks are prohibited. FIREARMS AND HUNTING are not allowed in campgrounds. Possession of firearms or air rifles is prohibited. Please call the park for a map of approved hunting areas and guidelines. BICYCLES are allowed only on paved roads and multi-use trails. Bicycle riders under age 18 must wear a helmet. Bicycles ridden after dark must be properly illuminated. Please ride safely. DAY USE offers beach access, restrooms, barbeques, picnic tables and shade ramadas. Day use is open from 8 a.m. to sunset. LOAFER CREEK HORSE CAMP This campground is near an extensive trail riding system and offers 15 campsites — two horses per site, tethering and feeding stations near each site, accessible restroom facilities and a horse washing station. Large groups may reserve more than one site. See CAMPING RESERVATIONS below to reserve sites. Discover the many states of California.TM CAMPING RESERVATIONS: You may make camping reservations by calling (800) 444-7275 (TTY 800-274-7275). To make online reservations, visit our website at www.parks.ca.gov ALTERNATE FORMAT: This publication can be made available in alternate formats. 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