Big Cove Campground

Plumas National Forest

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NF-24N01 Chilcoot, CA 96105 530-836-2575 530-283-2050 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 39.9047, -120.1739

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Overview of Big Cove Campground

Number of Sites 42

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May-October

Elevation 5,643 ft / 1,719 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 50 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Big Cove Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

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Site Quality
2 reviews
“Nice setting”

Reviewed 9/6/2023

Nightly rate: $38
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 26
Overall Rating

fortunately we got in the day after labor day and had the campground to ourselves! we chose a spot above the lake with just a short walk down. hooked a couple nice catfish from the beach. modern flush bathroom. sadly showers not open, tried the host but nobody home.

Site Quality

lorit would stay here again

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“Beautiful view and cool little beach!”

Reviewed 11/10/2020

Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 29
RV Length: 22' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

We stayed here September, 2018 - just randomly decided to go here. We should have grabbed site #28, but the driver didn't think we would fit and it was closer to the one other camper in that loop. 28 is on the water side of the road, 29 is not. So we just took our chairs across the road! Somewhat tight spot as they have little fence posts along the sites. We fit and didn't have to un-hook. Dry camping. Porta potties near us - never made it to the other restrooms. Loads of deer all around us! Found a trail down to the beach and it was heavenly! Happy old Labrador. Gorgeous spot for the sunset and a place we would have loved to spend a few days.

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Travel Small Live Big would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
  • dump station
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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