Antelope Lake Recreation Area opens

Plumas National Forest’s Antelope Lake recreation area facilities opened today, Friday, June 12.

For more information about the sites, including fees and reservation information, visit Outdoors in Plumas is the new concessionaire responsible for managing most of PNF developed recreation sites under permit to the Forest Service.

Campfires are allowed within the campgrounds but are not allowed anywhere else (some exceptions apply). Portable propane campfire pits with shutoff valves are a handy substitute, with a valid CA campfire permit (

While the Antelope Lake Road and the Walker Fire area, northeast of Taylorsville, are closed, alternate routes to Antelope Lake are available, including nearby Plumas County Road

213 (Diamond Mountain) through the North Arm of Indian Valley (north of Taylorsville) and then east on Forest Service (FS) Road (Rd) #28N03.

For a more complete list of fire restrictions, additional alternate routes to Antelope Lake and

other forest recreation information, visit, check them out on Facebook at, or call the local offices including: the Feather River Ranger District Oroville/ LaPorte/Challenge at 534-6500;

the Mt. Hough Ranger District Quincy/Greenville/FR Canyon at 283-0555; or theBeckwourth Ranger District Blairsden/Portola/Graeagle at 836-2575.