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Plumas National Forest Big Cove Campground

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 45 ft.


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Reviewed Jun. 8, 2020

Nicely kept dog-friendly campground

Great campground for a weekend or weekday getaway only 50 minutes from Reno, NV. Many of the spaces allow for double parking, but if you just have a car or truck you can fit 3 vehicles. Nice big campsites, we went with friends and had two large tents, room for some toys (kayak, spikeball game) and…


Plumas National Forest Big Cove Campground is located in California


In Chilcoot, CA, at intersection of State Rts. 70 and 284 (Frenchman Lake Rd.), take Rt. 284 north 8.5 miles to campground directional sign. Turn right at sign, crossing dam, and go 2.4 miles to campground on left.


39.91669319999998 N
120.17200028 W

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Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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