YELLOW CREEK CAMPGROUND
Yellow Creek Campground, overlooking Humbug Valley, is a true gem. This PG&E campground provides access to
world-class fly-fishing. 10 miles south of Hwy 89, near Chester, California.
Ponderosa Pines provide cool shade for this northern California
campground. Views overlook Humbug Valley and Yellow Creek
borders the campground.
This is a remote campground with no paved access.
Developed sites include a picnic table and fire ring; kept
clean and tidy by the on-site campground host. Firewood is
available from the host. Drinking water is accessible
throughout the campground. Several sites are reserved for
people with disabilities. Most sites have a storage cabinet for
non-food items. Vault toilets are kept clean. No garbage
service is provided due to the bears. Pack it out.
Northern California is a very dry area and prone to wildfires.
All campfires must be contained inside the fire ring. This is
black bear country. Keeping food in containers in your car
will keep the bears, squirrels and skunks out of your tent.
Listen for coyotes and watch for meadowlarks nesting on
Getting there: Watch for the Yellow Creek Campground sign, on
Hwy 89, between Chester and Almanor. Turn west and stay on the,
well-worn, gravel road, and watch for signs, 10 miles to the
Workamping at Yellow Creek Campground:
If you're looking for a slow, tranquil, summer, this is your dream come true! There are 11 campsites and one vault
toilet to care for. Fly-fish in the creek or explore the area's history. This campground host also keeps an eye on the
Soda Springs Historic Site, a couple miles before the campground. The host site has water and sewer hookups. A
generator is used to fill the campground water tank. The host can charge up the rig batteries while the generator is
running. Contact: American Land & Leisure for more info on workamping in this and other PG&E and USDA Forest
Service campgrounds in California.