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Hornswoggle Group Site

Elevation: 2,200 Feet (685.8 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 5 Group Campsites 4 25-person sites and 1 50-person site.
Phone Number: 530-692-3200 Emerald Cove Marina
Reservation Status: Required




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General Description

Hornswoggle Group Campground is located off the southern shore of New Bullards Barr Reservoir at an elevation of 2,200 feet. This campground is near Schoolhouse Campground. There are 4 25-person campsites and one 50-person campsite. Potable water and toilets are available, as well as trailer space, benches, tables and fire pits.

Directions from Camptonville: Travel south on Hwy. #49, turn west (right) onto Marysville Road and proceed approximately 2.5 miles to the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend (NOTE: may be open off season, but without managed services.) .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
25-person sites Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees
50-person site Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Schoolhouse Campground
Yes
ICON RV Camping RVs Welcome
Yes
ICON Lakes & Reservoirs New Bullards Barr Reservoir
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Downieville Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Downieville Ranger District
Yes



Related Activities
Dark Day Campground - Dark Day Campground is located on the southern shore of New Bullards Bar Reservoir at an elevation of 2,000 feet. This campground has 16 sites, potable water, a boat ramp, hiking and fishing.

Dark Day Picnic Ground - Dark Day Picnic Ground is located on the south shore of New Bullards Bar Reservoir at an elevation of 2,000 feet. This picnic ground has 14 sites with tables, potable water, a boat ramp, hiking and fishing.

Emerald Cove Hotel/Lodge/Resort - The Emerald Cove Resort and Marina is located on the southern tip of the New Bullard Bar Reservoir. This Resort offers a marina, houseboats, fishing and patio boat rentals. There is a two lane boat ramp and overnight slips.

Garden Point Campground - Garden Point Campground is located 1 mile northwest of Dark Day Boat Ramp on the north side of the Reservoir at an elevation of 1,965 feet. This campground can only be accessed by boat. There are 16 sites and toilets.

Madrone Cove Campground - Madrone Cove Campground is located 5 miles northwest of the Dark Day Boat Ramp on the west shore of the Reservoir at an elevation of 2,000 feet. This campground has 10 single sites and is accessible only by boat.

Schoolhouse Campground - Schoolhouse Campground is located on the southern shore of the New Bullards Bar Reservoir Area at an elevation of 2,200 feet. This campground has 56 sites, potable water, toilets and trailer space on site. Fishing is available in the reservoir.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Downieville Ranger District, 15924 Highway 49 , Camptonville, CA, 95922, Phone: 530-288-3231, TTY: 530-288-3656

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