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Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

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Located at an elevation of 6,000 feet. When you stay at Bear River Campground you can enjoy hiking, swimming, tubing (in the summer time), and fishing. You may be lucky and see wild animals here (though very rare because they are very shy). The wildlife here includes deer, raccoons, foxes and porcupine.

Is it ok to gold pan on bear river by the camp sites?  Says Ron Morrison

Naturally there are restrooms here, and on a nice day you could
    have a nice picnic at the picnic area. Fires are welcome. Scores of folks opt for this campground to pop by nearby Empire Mine State Park.
All the pleasant local attractions around here and the pleasant variety of outdoors recreation
 will make you pleased you came. Alright, it's about time you went camping, or what do you think? Bear River Campground in California is the outdoors at its best.
Outdoors folks generally like this section of California. Bear River Campground is located in the Northern Sierra Nevada. Bear River Campground is loved by the folks of Colfax.
The folks who take care of the campground and the competently controlled operations beat anything. Outdoors recreation
    is bountiful, some of the entertaining stuff you can do is fishing, playing golf, hiking, swimming, and whitewater paddling, so most likely you want to stay a bit. Bear River Campground is situated in a neighborhood with lots of enjoyable
  things to do; a lot of folks like to come here to escape.
Nearby there is a perfect 11-mile-in-length class II-V whitewater part, the Highway 174 Bridge to Lake Combie segment of Bear River. This segment of Bear River is proposed for expert whitewater paddlers exclusively. Whitewater kayaking or rafting can become dangerous, so check circumstances ahead of going.

Campfires are allowed
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

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Other campgrounds near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Orchard Springs Resort, Colfax, 3 miles away
   Long Ravine Campground, Placer County, 5 miles away
   Ponderosa Rv Resort, Auburn, 5 miles away
   Greenhorn Campground, Grass Valley, 5 miles away
   Peninsula Camping and Boating Resort, Grass Valley, 6 miles away
   Holiday Adventure Resorts, Colfax, 6 miles away
   Gold Rush Ranch, Auburn, 7 miles away
   Bear River RV Campground, Auburn, 9 miles away
   Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, 9 miles away
   Bowman RV Park, Auburn, 9 miles away

Paddling Rivers Near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Bear River, Nevada / PlacerCounty, 4 miles away
      Class II-V - 11 miles long (Highway 174 Bridge to Lake Combie)

   American River - North Fork, PlacerCounty, 4 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4.8 miles long (Colfax-Iowa Hill Road to Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge)

   American River - North Fork, PlacerCounty, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Colfax-Foresthill Road Bridge to Ponderosa Way Bridge)

   American River - Middle Fork, Placer / El DoradoCounty, 8 miles away
      Class I(II) - 7.1 miles long (former Greenwood Bridge to Mammoth Bar)

   American River - North Fork, PlacerCounty, 9 miles away
      Class II - 3 miles long (Confluence with Middle Fork to Folsom Lake)

Public Lands near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Empire Mine State Park, California, 8 miles away

   Auburn State Park, California, 10 miles away

   Marshall Gold Discovery State Park, California, 16 miles away

   Malakoff Diggins State Park, California, 17 miles away

   Folsom Lake State Park, California, 19 miles away

Trails near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   South Yuba Trail, Nevada County, 14 miles away
      2.3 hiking miles, 929 feet elevation difference

   Green Valley Trail, Placer County, 15 miles away
      2.8 hiking miles, 2371 feet elevation difference

   Humbug Trail, Nevada County, 15 miles away
       4 hiking miles, 1041 feet elevation difference

   Euchre Bar Trail, Placer County, 18 miles away
      3.3 hiking miles, 1947 feet elevation difference

   American Eagle Trail, Placer County, 20 miles away
       1.8 hiking miles, 190 feet elevation difference

Beaches Near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Pine Island Beach, Nevada County, 17 miles away

Golf Courses Near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Darkhorse Golf Club, Auburn, 5 miles away

   Lake Of The Pines, Auburn, 5 miles away

   Winchester County Club, Meadow Vista, 6 miles away

   Raspberry Hill Public Golf, Auburn, 8 miles away

   Black Oak Golf Course, Auburn, 8 miles away

Lakes Near Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California:

   Lake Combie, Placer County, 6 miles away

   Lake Theodore, Placer County, 6 miles away

   Halsey Forebay, Placer County, 6 miles away

   Lake Vera, Nevada County, 12 miles away

   Oxbow Reservoir, El Dorado County, 18 miles away

Current weather conditions at Bear River Campground, Northern Sierra Nevada, California

Local climate location: NEVADA CITY 4 miles away

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