BLM announces openings of NE Calif. campgrounds and day use area

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SUSANVILLE, Calif. – Campgrounds and a day use area managed by the Bureau of Land Management in northeast California will open next month for the summer and fall recreation seasons.

In Lassen County, the Hobo Camp Day Use Area, also a trailhead for the Bizz Johnson National Recreation Trail, opens May 1. The area has picnic tables, barbecue grills and fire rings. Along with Susan River access, the area provides open space for games such as volleyball. There are no fees. A host is on site. The day use area is on the west edge of Susanville, accessible via South Street. 

The North Eagle Lake Campground, along County Road A1 about 30 miles north of Susanville, opens May 15. The campground has 20 developed campsites sites available on a first-come, first served basis. The fee is $8 per night for a single site or $12 per night for multiple occupancy. Facilities include potable water, fire rings, picnic tables, RV (up to 35 feet) or trailer sites, tent sites, trash removal, and vault toilets. A host is on site.

Undeveloped camping areas at Rocky Point along the lakeshore are open now. Information on these sites is available online.

In eastern Shasta County, the Pit River Campground opens May 1. There are eight campsites, a group site, kayak launch and a fishing pier designed for those with disabilities. The fee is $8 per night for individual campsites and $12 per night for the group site. A camp host is on site. The campground is five miles east of Fall River Mills along State Route 299. Complete information is available online.