Frenchman Campground

Plumas National Forest

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Unnamed Road Beckwourth, CA 96129 530-836-2575 530-283-2050 Reservations: 1877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 39.9, -120.188

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Overview of Frenchman Campground

Number of Sites 38

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April-October

Elevation 5,643 ft / 1,719 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 40 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Frenchman Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Colfax, CA
20 reviews
“Just okay...”

Reviewed 7/26/2022

Nightly rate: $34
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 14
RV Length: 24' (Class C)
Overall Rating

Let me start by saying that I live in my RV - at campgrounds, so my needs may be different than yours. For $34 you really don't get much. A picnic table and fire ring. There are quite a few vault toilets around, but when I was there they desperately needed pumping. No hookups in any site, but water spigots were available. My s... more

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9 reviews
“Beautiful off the grid campground”

Reviewed 9/20/2018

Nightly rate: $1
Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

We arrived Wednesday afternoon, and while the campground was lovely and there were many spots available, we were unable to get cell coverage. While that sounds a bit snotty, we were on a working trip and this was a deal breaker for us. Had we not needed to work, this would have been a beautiful and peaceful respite.

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26 reviews
“Don't miss this gem!”

Reviewed 7/8/2018

Nightly rate: $12
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 6
Overall Rating

We arrived on 7-7-18 with no reservation. This was Sunday after the fourth and the place had ZERO trash or even evidence of previous campers. After the park cruise we selected #3. While registering June met us to see if we needed help and we did. She made change for us and Doc rolled up in his Camp Host Cadillac! It was purpose built... more

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Nomad28743 would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets
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