News Release

For Release:  April 23, 2009      
Contact: Jeff Fontana (530) 252-5332
CA-N-09-52

BLM Pit River Campground Reopens April 24

Just in time for the opening of California’s stream fishing season, the Bureau of Land Management’s Pit River Campground will re-open Friday, April 24.  Fishing season begins Saturday, April 25.
 
The campground features seven individual campsites, a group campsite, and a day use area ideal for fishing and picnicking.  Campsites have fire rings, tables and barbecues.  Barbecues and picnic tables are available at the day use site.
 
Those with walking difficulties can fish from an accessible fishing pier, while kayakers can take advantage of a specially designed launch site.
 
There are no fees for the day use site.  Fees for individual campsites are $8 per night and the group site is $12 nightly.  Camping is on a first-come, first served basis, with a limit of 14 days.  Reservations are not accepted.
 
The campground is five miles west of Fall River Mills along State Highway 299.

-BLM-

Alturas Field Office     708 West 12th St.     Alturas, CA  96101