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Quick Facts

Dark Day Picnic Ground

Elevation: 2,000 Feet (623.4 Meters)
Number of Sites: 14 Picnic Sites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted




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General Description

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.

Directions from Camptonville: Travel south on Hwy. #49, turn west (right) onto Marysville Road and proceed approximately 2 miles to the picnic ground on the right.

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
Day Use Call for Current Fee 2007 Fees



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching There is a 2 lane boat ramp at this site.
Yes
ICON Camping There is a campground next to the picnic ground.
Yes
ICON Fishing Fishing is available in the Reservoir.
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Hiking is available around the Reservoir.
Yes
ICON Picnicking Dark Day Picnic Ground
Yes



Related Activities
Bullards Bar Overlook - Bullards Bar overlook is located on the southern shore of Bullard Bar Reservoir and offers scenic views of the reservoir.

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.

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.

Hornswoggle Group Site - Hornswoggle Group Campground is located off the southern shore of New Bullards Barr Reservoir at an elevation of 2,200 feet.

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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