Sycamore Grove Campground, California

Found a Forest Service Campground that's still open. A lot shut down for the season in Sept/Oct. The campground is located on the Sacramento River just outside Red Bluff, CA.

postcard Catch of the day. A Bald Eagle enjoying dinner while a vulture looks on. Lucky enough to see this on the Sacramento River, just behind our campsite.

Sycamore Grove Campground, Red Bluff, CA: Site #16. this site has water & electric, no dump station, 30 total sites, 259 ft elevation. Nov 13th - 14th.

Overall Experience: neutral

Located in the beautiful Mendocino National Forest, the Sycamore Grove Campground is a peaceful and scenic getaway on the banks of the Sacramento River. With an elevation of 300 feet, this 488-acre recreation area is perfect for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts.

Campground Features

The campground itself offers:

  • Well-maintained sites with picnic tables, fire rings, and access to potable water
  • Convenient flush and vault restrooms
  • Hot showers for added comfort

Outdoor Activities

For those looking for adventure, there are plenty of activities to choose from:

  • Hiking trails to explore the surrounding nature
  • A boat ramp for easy access to the river
  • Abundant fishing spots for anglers
  • Safe swimming areas to cool off during hot summer days
  • Opportunities to spot wildlife along the river

Exploring Red Bluff

Just a short drive away from the campground is the town of Red Bluff, California. This charming community serves as a great base for discovering the nearby attractions. Here's what you can expect in Red Bluff:

  • Local shops where you can find unique souvenirs
  • Restaurants offering delicious meals using fresh ingredients
  • Cultural attractions such as museums and art galleries

Red Bluff Recreation Area

One of the main highlights of this region is the Red Bluff Recreation Area. Spanning across 488 acres, it includes the Sycamore Grove Campground and offers even more opportunities for outdoor fun:

  • Additional hiking trails with varying difficulty levels
  • Bike-friendly paths for cyclists of all ages
  • Prescribed burns conducted to maintain the local vegetation

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