Union Flat Campground

State: Northern California

Address 1: Southwest of Sierra Buttes North.

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 11

Elevation: 3369

County: Sierra

Free: No

Reservations: Yes - Check Recreation.gov for information

About: Union Flat Campground is located on the North Yuba River along Hwy 49. It is surrounded by oak and maple trees. Hiking trails nearby and gold panning at the campground. This campground is the only place on the North Yuba River for recreational mining.

Fees: $17 (2011)

Usage: Heavy

Closest Towns: Downieville (CA)

Water: Yes

Restrictions: Camping outside designated campground is prohibited in this area; gold panning is for “hands and pans” only.

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions: From Downieville: Drive 6 miles east on Hwy 49. Campground is on North Yuba River.