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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Northern California District
 
Release Date: 04/01/10
Contacts: Jeff Fontana , (530) 252-5332  
News Release No. CA-N-10-54

BLM Pit River Campground Reopens April 17


With the opening of California’s stream fishing season just around the corner, the Bureau of Land Management’s Pit River Campground and river access area will re-open Saturday, April 17.  Fishing season begins Saturday, April 24.

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.  Campsite fees are $8 per night; 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.




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Last updated: 04-01-2010