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Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Plumas National Forest

Whitehorse campground is located within three miles of Bucks Lake in the northern Sierra Mountains on the Plumas National Forest. Bucks Lake camping offers year-round recreation activities including fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing,snowshoeing and horseback riding. Recreation Bucks Lake…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


3 Reviews of Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Sarah J.
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2020

Everything we wanted! Solitude and nature.

The campgrounds is small, which was perfect. A total of 19 spaces, but on a Sunday night there were only 5 filled spaces. Trees and birds! Chipmunks! Walking trails connect to the campground! What a delight and right near Bucks Lake! 

It is bear country, and the campsite was visited by a…

Month of VisitAugust
Trisha V.
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2020

No good!

Bathrooms had a horrific smell, trash overflowed the receptacles all four days we were there; not to mention the huge “bear country” signs to make sure trash is properly disposed of, but the ranger just drove by it multiple times with her truck bed empty. It’s right by the main road/interstate;…

Erin C.
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2018

Peaceful in loop A

Clean campground, great fishing, and nice trail around lake. Kids love camping here. Bathrooms are kept clean and stocked 2-3x a day. We have done both tent only and loop A and don’t have many complaints. Spacing in tent only is cramped but that’s it.

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Month of VisitAugust


Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area is located in California


Physical Address: Plumas NF - MT. Hough Road 39696 State Highway 70 Quincy, CA 95971 From Quincy: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy west 15 miles to the campground which will be on your left. If you have a large RV you will need to take Oroville-Quincy Hwy, left onto Big Creek Road, right on Bucks Lake Road, and the campground will be on your right. From Oroville: Take Oroville-Quincy Hwy 162 East. Left on Bucks Lake Road and campground will be on your right.


39.88805513 N
121.141111 W

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