Tips for Visitors, Camping, & Hospitality

Please be Aware:

  • IMG_4474Many areas do not have mobile phone service. Be aware of your service limitations.
  • Mapping applications are not always correct. Know where you are going and how to leave safely in an emergency.
  • Please obey all posted signs.
  • Never block road access.
  • Observe Red Flag Warning days and never light a fire during those times.
  • Inspect your vehicle for dragging hazards that may spark a fire.
  • Never light a campfire in an unauthorized area. If you are not sure, don’t.
  • Your vehicle will be ticketed or towed if you are illegally parked and are blocking routes for potential emergency response.

IMG_4499Camping & Recreation

If you are planning a visit to Nevada County or hosting guests, be sure to learn about specific ways to prepare for both fun and safety. From the beauty of the river valleys to the tall pines and our charming historic towns, there are so many enjoy this area. Keeping our environment and guests safe is a top priority for locals, please do your part to protect our home. 

For more helpful information on specific areas of interest, visit the following links:

South Yuba River Citizens League

SYRCLLearn the rules and norms for a river visit.

Questions about visiting the Yuba River.

South Yuba River crossings and points of interest descriptions and facilities

Bureau of Land Management

BLM_LogoWant to camp at the river?Visit South Yuba Recreation, Bureau of Land Management.

United States Forest Service

Tahoe-National-Forest-Forest-ServiceThe Tahoe National Forest is a beautiful spot with plenty of recreational options. Plan your trip and learn about warnings and advisories here.

Nevada Irrigation District


Nevada Irrigation District Recreation opportunities on lakes and resevoirs

Pacific Gas & Electric

PGE-Tall-LogoPG&E Outdoor Recreational Facilities.