Butte County, Northern California

Lake Oroville Camping


Boat-In Campgrounds


Bloomer Primitive Area

Location: West shore, 6 miles north of the dam
Campground Areas: Bloomer Point, Bloomer Knoll, Bloomer Cove, and Bloomer Group
Campsite Amenities: Tables, Stoves
Campground Facilities: No Water, Vault Toilets, Garbage Cans
Online Reservations for Group Site at ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Fees: $20 for Single Sites; $135 for Group Site

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Goat Ranch
Boat-In Campground

Location: On west shore, 8 miles north of the dam
Campsite Amenities: Tables, Stoves
Campground Facilities: No Water, Vault Toilets, Garbage Cans
Reservations: None
Fees: $20

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Foreman Saddle
Boat-In Campground

Location: McCloud River Arm, 3 miles south of Hirz Bay Boat Ramp
Campsite Amenities: 9 Units, Tables, Stoves, Garbage Cans
Campground Facilities: No Water, Vault Toilets
Reservations: None
Fees: $20

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Craig Saddle
Boat-In Campground

Location: On a point at the convergence of the Middle and South Forks
Campsite Amenities: Tables, Stoves, Garbage Cans
Campground Facilities: No Water, Vault Toilets
Reservations: None
Fees: $20


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Camping at Oroville Lake

Lake Oroville is part of the Lake Oroville State Recreation Area. Its campgrounds reservations are handled by Reserve America. These campgrounds include Standard Campgrounds, Group Campgrounds, and Equestrian Campgrounds.

For boaters Lake Oroville offers unique Floating Campsites along with Boat-In Campgrounds.

Lake Oroville Floating Campsites

Lake Oroville floating campsite

Floating Campsites are 20' x 24', double-decker pontoon boats, moored in quiet inlets around the lake. You need your own boat to reach them. The Floating Campsites come with the following:

  • Camp Table
  • Sink
  • Propane BBQ Grill (propane provided)
  • Food Locker
  • Lockable Closet
  • Restroom
  • Covered Living Area
  • Upper Sun Deck, which doubles as a sleeping area
  • Safety Railing
  • Docking for 3 Boats
  • Room for 15 People


There is room to set up your own tents. You must bring your own drinking water, lights, and garbage bags (take trash out with you).

Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Fee: $175
For a map showing the locations of the Floating Campsites, see
Lake Oroville Campgrounds Map

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Lake Oroville Campgrounds

Bidwell Canyon Campground

Location: Next to Bidwell Marina
Campsite Amenities: 75 Tent or RV Sites, trailers up to 31', motor homes to 40'; full hook-ups
Campground Facilities: Boat Launch, Fishing-cleaning Stations, Restrooms,
Online Reservations ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Nearby Features: Dan Beebee Trail, Bidwell Marina
Fees: $45

Loafer Creek Campground

Location: South end of Lake Oroville
Campsite Amenities: 137 Tent/RV Campsites, Table, Cooking Stove; no RV hook-ups, trailers up to 31', RVs up to 40'
Campground Facilities: Boat Launch, Restrooms, Coin-operated Showers, Piped Water, Dump Station, Group Sites
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Nearby Features: Swimming, Equestrian Trails
Summer Fees: $35 for Single Sites; $45 for Equestrian Camp, $125 for Group Sites

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Lime Saddle Campground

Location: North end of Lake Oroville
Campsite Amenities: 30 Tent Sites, 15 RV sites with electric and water hook-ups; One Group Site
Campground Facilities: Restrooms, Fish-Cleaning Station, Boat Launch, Dump Station
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Nearby Features: Lake Oroville Marina, Hiking Trails
Summer Fees: $45 with hook-ups, $35 all other single sites; Group Sites $125

Spillway Campground

Location: Northwest end of Oroville Dam
Campsite Amenities: Overnight Camping Only for RVs
Campground Facilities: Restrooms, Boat Ramp
Reservations: None
Nearby Features: Oroville Dam, Thermalito Diversion Pool
Fees: $15

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Lake Oroville Equestrian Camps


Loafer Creek Equestrian Camp

Location: South shore of the lake.
Campsite Amenities: 15 sites, each with room for 2 horses
Campground Facilities: Horse Shower Stalls, Feeding Troughs, a Circle Ring, Ample Parking, People Showers,
Online Reservations at ReserveCalifornia:
Oroville Lake SRA Campground Reservations
or call (800) 444-PARK (7275) between 8 AM and 6 PM
Nearby Features: 17-mile Loop Riding Trail
Fees: $45

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Nearby Forest Service Campgrounds


Feather Falls Trailhead Campground

Location: Northeast of Oroville Lake off Lumpkin Road, 25 miles from Oroville
Campsite Amenities: 5 Developed Campsites, Fire Rings with built-in Grills
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Vault Toilets
Nearby Attractions: Located at the trailhead to Feather Falls, a 9-mile loop trail requiring 4-5 hours to complete.
Fee: None



Sly Creek Campground

Location: 35 miles east of Oroville on Sly Creek Reservoir
Campsite Amenities: 23 Developed Campsites, Room for trailers, Picnic Tables, Fire Rings with built-in Grills
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Vault Toilets, Boat Ramp,
Nearby Attractions: Located at the trailhead to Feather Falls, a 9-mile loop trail requiring 4-5 hours to complete.
Fee: $22


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River Reflections RV Resort & Campground

4360 Pacific Heights road, Oroville, CA
1 miles south of Oroville on the Feather River
(530) 533-1995
Website:   River Reflections RV Resort
Amenities: 100 Sites, Full Hook-ups, 20/30/50 amp, Internet, Laundry, Game Room
Rates: $40 Tent Site for 2 People, $45-$50 RV Site for 2 People, $95 Camping Cabins (sleeps 5-6)


KOA Campground

3 Alverda Dr., Oroville, CA
(800) 562-5079
Website:   Oroville / Feather Falls Casino KOA



Mt Vista RV Park

3864 Olive Highway, Oroville, CA
(530) 534-1133



Feather West Travel Trailer Park

3922 Pentz Road, Paradise, CA
Near the West Fork of Lake Oroville
(530) 877-9666



Quail Trails Village RV Park

5110 Pentz Road, Paradise, CA
Near the West Fork of Lake Oroville
(530) 877-6581