Big Sage Reservoir and campground are surrounded by juniper woodland and sagebrush. The reservoir is several thousand acres and the campground lies on the shore near the boat ramp.
This campground lies on the shore of Big Sage Reservoir and is located near the boat ramp. Surrounded by the juniper woodland and sagebrush this campground has 11 tent and RV sites and can accommodate rigs up to 22 feet long.Fishing at Big Sage Reservoir is just a short walk from the campground. The reservoir is stocked by the California Dept of Fish and Game. All California fishing laws apply and all anglers over the age of 16 must have a valid fishing license in possession.
From Alturas travel west on Hwy 299, 3 miles. Turn north on Crowder Flat Rd/County Road 73, and travel 6 miles. Turn right on County Road 180 and go 3.5 miles to Big Sage Dam and the campground.
Elevation : 5,100 feet
Reservations: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fees: No fee.
Open Season: Facilities open as weather permits; usually mid-May to late October.
Restrictions: Water is not provided. Bring enough water for drinking, cooking and washing as well as extra water to drown campfires each day. Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dog. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Alturas 12 miles.
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: US Forest Service