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IMPORTANT NOTICES

WILDFIRE RISK REDUCTION

Upon arrival, check the bullitin board for the current fire index rating.  Be prepared for the index to change daily. 

In an effort to reduce the risk of wildfire, PG&E will prohibit and/or restrict certain recreation activities during times when our Fire Index Rating is elevated.

When the Fire Index Rating is R4 (Very High):

  • Use of charcoal grills will be prohibited.

When the Fire Index Rating is R5 (Extreme):

  • all fires will be prohibited
  • smoking will only be allowed within vehicles/RVs

When the Fire Index Rating is R5-PLUS (Extreme Plus):

  • all fires and flames will be prohibited, including petroleum and LPG devices
  • the following activities will be restricted to within vehicles/RVs: smoking, use of generators, use of battery powered devices with motors, extension cords, devices with power cords

Additional wildfire risk mitigations and prohibitions that aren’t tied to the Fire Index Rating are posted in our Frequently Asked Questions.

Lodgepole  A dam repair project is schedule in 2020 and the campground is planned to be completely closed next season.

Spaulding Lake Recreation Area Lake Spaulding will be OPEN for the 2019 season.

* Upper Blue Lake 2019 Closure  Due to planned work at Upper Blue Lake Dam and surrounding campgrounds all recreation located around Upper Blue Lake* will be closed to the public for the entire 2019 season. Recreation around Lower Blue Lake will be open.

The closures include the following campgrounds: Middle Creek, Middle Creek Expansion, Upper Blue Lake Dam Site, Upper Blue Lake Dam Site Expansion, Upper Blue Lake. The closure includes access to the Grouse Lake/Granite Lake Trailhead and all boat ramp access to Upper Blue Lake.

 *BELDEN DAY USE AREA CLOSURE ALONG HIGHWAY 70

PG&E's Belden Day Use Area in the Feather River Canyon along Hwy 70 will be closed to public access beginning March 15, 2018 to approximately October 2019 due to a highway project by Caltrans that proposes to reconstruct the Hwy 70 bridge over Yellow Creek.  The PG&E day use facility will be used as a construction staging area by Caltrans for this project and will be closed to public use during the term of the project.  Caltrans will provide alternate recreation parking and portable toilets during the project at a site across the Belden Bridge in Belden.  This temporary day use parking site will be located on PG&E property along Howells Rd and is intended to allow for continued public use of area trails and stream/river reaches during the project.  Caltrans will provide signage in the area directing users to the alternate recreation parking site as well as how to access area trails around the construction closure. For highway project information please contact the Caltrans Public Information Officer at D2PIO@dot.ca.gov.


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Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  1 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
43' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  2 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
35' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  3 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
50' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  4 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
25' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  5 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
40' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  6 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
38' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  7 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
53' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  8 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
30' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  9 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
37' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  10 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
44' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  11 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
42' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Site:  12 Last Chance Campground
Max People: 6
Basic
37' Max Combined Vehicle Length


Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Last Chance Group, sites 13-16 in Group Area, Last Chance Campground
Max People: 40
Group, horses allowed (13-16)

Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Last Chance Group, sites 17-19 in Group Area, Last Chance Campground
Max People: 30
Group

Last Reserveable Night This Season: Sep 30 2019
 Last Chance Group, sites 20-25 in Group Area, Last Chance Campground
Max People: 60
Group horses allowed Premium (20-25)
Last Chance CampgroundDue to late and heavy snow this season the opening for reservations for Last Chance may be later than previous years. The opening date is subject to change.


Last Chance Creek Campground is a great location for the whole family to enjoy the fun of Lake Almanor and Last Chance Creek in gorgeous Northern California. The secluded camp is close to where the creek empties into Lake Almanor, well known for its beauty and wide range of activities. In the spring, keep an eye out for white pelicans, which make their home around the lake. Visitors will find 12 campsites, offered by first come first serve or through our on-line reservation system. There are no hookups but a double vault toilet is available. Group camping is also available at the Last Chance Creek Group Campground. Bear boxes are not available at this location so please be prepared to lock your food in your car with the windows securely up.DirectionsTake Hwy 36 to 2.25 miles east of Chester (east of causeway) and turn north on the campground access road. Continue about 3.5 miles to campground. Stay along the lakeside (do not go onto spurs). The road into the campground is a privately owned, unimproved, rough dirt road.

Frequently Asked Questions!

What FIRE RESTRICTIONS are in place because of wildfire risk? What is the Camping Season? How do I make a reservation? What is the cancellation / change policies? What are the RULES for the PG&E campgrounds? What are the RULES for the PG&E Day Use Areas? Can I reserve a First Come First Serve site? What if I don't have an account? Can I bring my pet? How is the reservation season determined?