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CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST
PILLSBURY LAKE
LATITUDE: N xx°xx.xxx
LONGITUDE: W xxx°xx.xxx
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Pillsbury Lake
Pillsbury Lake

Pillsbury Lake
Pillsbury Lake

FULLER GROVE CAMPGROUND
Fee Area. Road M1 on Pillsbury Lake
NAVY CAMP
Fee Area. Road M1 on Pillsbury Lake
OAK FLAT CAMPGROUND
Free campground on Pillsbury Lake.
Garbage and outhouse. See below...
POGIE POINT
Fee Area. Road M1 on Pillsbury Lake
SUNSET CAMPGROUND
Fee Area.

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Oak Flat Campground
Oak Flat Campground

Grass Photo from Oak Flat Campground
From Oak Flat Campground

There are some primitive camp areas on
Road#18N35 or #18N43?, near the turn
to Pillsbury Lake Resort. Creek was dry
Aug.17, 2006

Road#18N35 or #18N43?
Road#18N35 or #18N43?

Road#18N35 or #18N43?
Road#18N35 or #18N43?

Road#18N35 or #18N43?
Road#18N35 or #18N43?

MORE ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS
These campgrounds are near Pillsbury Lake
BEAR CREEK CAMPGROUND
No description at this time...
Road M2 to Road#17N33

Litter
Litter at Deer Valley Campground

DEER VALLEY CAMPGROUND
OHV Area and Trail System.
Main campground on Road#16N01
Cement picnic tables, BBQ grills, metal firerings,
and outhouses. ATVs zipping around. The main
campground is crowded and littered.
Better dispersed camping areas up the road.
LOWER NYE CAMPGROUND
No description at this time...
MIDDLE CREEK CAMPGROUND $6.00
Water and garbage service

Penny Pines Campgound
Penny Pines Campground
(Campsite across from main campground)

PENNY PINES CAMPGROUND
OHV Area and Trail System.
Small area, crowded together
On the other side of the road is a good site.

Camping limit is 14 days at developed campgrounds
and 21 days at undeveloped areas. Dispersed camping
allowed throughout most of Mendocino National Forest.

PINE MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO KNOW
WHAT FIRE RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT
Each year is more stricter and the danger increased.
When FIRE RESTRICTIONS are in effect,
it is mandatory to have water, shovel and ax.
As an extra precaution bring a fire extinguisher.
Gloves are also a good idea...

BEAR FACTS

Lowery road View
Lowery Road towards Redding, CA

DIRECTIONS:
There are limited road markings and signs.
From Upper Lake / Hwy.20
Lake Pillsbury Rec. Area 31 miles
Take Elk Mtn. Road / Road#301 north
Road#301 will become Road M1...
From Eel River
Take Road M1 south...

MAP
These are our personal hand drawn maps
Not guaranteed for accuracy

It is recommended to buy a
MENDOCINO National Forest Map
Printed on water resistant paper.
$7.00

Junction of Road M1 and M8
Junction of Road M1 and M8

Day Use Area
Road M1 Day Use Area

Mercury in Fish Warning
Mercury Warning

Mendocino National Forest has over
forty designated campgrounds.
VIEW LIST OF CAMPGROUNDS
Most of the campgrounds are free

FOUTS SPRINGS CAMPGROUND
Good campground, but should be avoided
weekends and holidays.(OHV area)

WHITLOCK CAMPGROUND
Whitlock Campground is decent

Also see: INDIAN VALLEY RESERVOIR
Also see:
LAKES BASIN
Also see:
SHASTA LAKE
Also see:
TRINITY LAKE

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Free campgrounds and camping
CALIFORNIA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
MENDOCINO NATIONAL FOREST
PILLSBURY LAKE