Camping: There is no camping on State Park property along the Yuba River.


Nearby camping options:

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

16 miles from Nevada City, near the South Yuba River, miles of hiking trails and a historic old town.

30 campsites, 1 group site (up 60 individuals), 3 rentable cabins in town

Reservations can be made at

Edwards Crossing, South Yuba River Campgrounds, Bureau of Land Management

16 campsites for tents or RV's with tables, water, fire rings, pit toilets and trash pick-up. First come first serve. (916) 941-3101

Wilderness camping along the South Yuba Tahoe National Forest  

Permitted in Tahoe National Forest along a 4.4 mile section from Edwards Crossing to Purdon Crossing.

In the Tahoe National Forest land you can camp anywhere. Check for fire restrictions and obtain a campfire permit.

Englebright Lake, Army Corp of Engineers 

Around 100 sites in 16 campgrounds: Beach, private, coves, rivers, body of lake, close to neighbors, etc.


 For more options look at the Nevada City Chamber of Commerce website