The Bear River is part of a large network of streams draining the western slope of the Sierra Nevada. It was to these streams and rivers that the pioneers of the 1800’s came to seek their fortunes. Bear River offers a wonderful hike through nature. With many trails provided to help you explore the park. Animals such as black-tailed deer, raccoons, squirrels, skunks, porcupines, foxes, and even a few bobcats are among the many animals living in the park. Many family and group camp sites are available – pitch your tent here and enjoy nature as it was meant to be!

  • Hours Camping season is April 1st through October 31st. The Day-Use area hours are ½ hour before sunrise to ½ hour after sunset. There is no charge for parking in the Day-Use area.
  • Address 2500 Campground Road, Colfax, CA 95713
  • Reservations 530-886-4901
  • Website Bear River Park & Campground
  • Best Feature Bear River offers a wonderful hike through nature. With many trails provided to help you explore the park. Some trails are narrow and caution is advised.
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Camping

Check their website for maps and directions.

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