Railroad Flat Campground

Merced River Recreation Management Area

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Briceburg Rd. Briceburg, CA 95345 209-379-9414 916-941-3101 Official Website

GPS: 37.6173, -120.0199

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Overview of Railroad Flat Campground

Railroad Flat Campground is the last campground on Briceburg River Road in the Merced River Recreation Management Area managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Mother Lode Field Office. Railroad Flat Campground offers 3 walk-in and 6 drive-up campsites and is located 4.5 miles west of the Briceburg Suspension Bridge. Campers should be aware that trailers over 18 feet and large RV's are not recommended crossing the suspension bridge. Potable water is not available at the campgrounds but there is water available from a faucet at the information kiosk near the Briceburg Suspension Bridge. The BLM campgrounds along the Merced River do not take reservations, campsites are on a first-come-first-served basis only.

Number of Sites 9

Elevation 1,017 ft / 309 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 18 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Railroad Flat Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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16 reviews
“A Little Over An Hour To Yosemite ”

Reviewed 5/24/2024

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 27
Overall Rating

Beware that the turns you must make to get on and off the bridge which you must pass to get to the campgrounds are very tight. I squeezed by with a 20 foot travel trailer towed with an F-150 and later read the website which states that it’s not recommended for an RV or trailer over 18 feet. No cell service here. The dirt road is lon... more

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camper-798967 would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

8 reviews
“BLM Yosemite? Yes”

Reviewed 5/9/2021

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 26
Overall Rating

Solo, I arrived mid-day Thursday and passed many people on the one lane dirt road coming in. Only a few spots were not taken, so I chose the one closest to the river w/ a sandy beach. Very quiet, until the weekend crowds started driving through, turning around (at roads end) and stirring up dust driving too fast. Place was packed all w... more

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Verizon

danamite would stay here again

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Sonya
Sonya
VA
4 reviews
“Campground at the end of the road with drive-in and walk in sites”

Reviewed 12/2/2020

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 0
RV Length: 23' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 night stay at McCabe Flat, and saw this campground several times on bike rides. We thought we’d leave a review as there are none yet. It’s very beautiful and quiet here, with interesting gold mining history, and amazing river, etc. Now some details: Campsites had nice picnic tables and amazing raised fir... more

Access
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Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon

Sonya would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • recycle
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Pets
  • pets

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