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Wild Plum Campground

Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1371.6 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 47 Campsites 21 have space for trailers.
Reservation Status: Not Accepted

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General Description

Wild Plum Campground is locate 1 mile east of Sierra City at an elevation of 4,400 feet. This campground is on Haypress Creek and has 47 campsite, 21 of which have space for campers. There are toilets and potable water on site. Supplies are available at Sierra City. The main attractions of this campground are the Kentucky Mine, the Sierra County Historic Park, PCT Equestrian access and fishing.

Directions from Sierra City: Travel east on Hwy. #49 for approximately .5 miles, turn right onto Wild Plum Road and travel approximately 1 mile, the campground will be on the right.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: June through October (NOTE: may be open off season, but without managed services.) .

Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Wild Plum Campground
ICON Fishing Fishing is available on Haypress Creek.
ICON Horseback Riding This campground provides PCT Equestrian access.
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Near this campground is the Kentucky Mine and the Sierra County Historic Park.

Related Activities
Haypress Creek - Near Wild Plum Campground, Haypress Creek has catchable rainbow trout are planted every two weeks throughout the year. The upper stream runs through the meadows and is abundant with brook trout.

Haypress Creek Trail - Haypress Creek Trail is a moderately difficult trail at an elevation of 4,400 feet. On this trail you have an excellent view of the Sierra Buttes. This trail merges with the Wild Plum Loop Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail.

PCT North to Love Falls Trail - The North to Loves Falls is an moderately difficult 2 mile trail at an elevation of 4,400 ft. The River has cut a gorge through the rock and thunders from fall to fall.

PCT South to Milton Creek Trail - The PCT South to Milton Creek Trail is an easy 2 mile long trail at an elevation of 4,400 feet. This trail providing a peaceful walk up the beautiful Milton Creek.

More Information

Visitor Information:

Nevada Commission on Tourism, 401 N. Carson Street , Carson City, NV, 89701


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