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Light wind..I have a jayco 1207...it’s perfect for almost every spot there...
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So any thoughts on what campsites we should be getting?
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He said all are good, I think we should focus on a group of sites. No one wants to be on the far side of the campground away from the group. That defeats the purpose.
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My personal ratings..
1 is great....5 is poor

1 - 3
2 - 3
3 - 3
4 - 3
5 - 3
1-5 are nice sites but right at entrance
6 - 4
7 - 5 right at restroom
8 - 3
9 - 5 right at restroom
10 - 4
11 - 1.. this site is a gem 💎!!
12 - 1
13 - 1
14 - 1
15 - no space
16 - no space
17 - no space
18 - 1
19 - 1
20 - 3
21 - 3
22 - 3
23 - 3
24 - 4
25 - 2
26 - 4
27 - was closed last season
28 - was closed last season
29 - was closed last season
30 - 2
31 - 5 next to restroom
32 - 1 camp site is set way back
33 - 4
34 - 1
35 - 4
36 - 1
37 - 2
38 - 2
39 - 5
40 - 4
41 - 3
42 - 4
43 - 1
44 - 1
45 - 2
46 - 1
47 - 4
48 - 4
49 - 1
50 - 3
51 - 4
52 - 4
53 - 5
54 - 1 tent only
55 - 1 tent only
56 - 1 tent only
57 - 1 tent only
58 - 2
59 - 1 tent only
60 - 2
61 - 1 tent only
62 - 3 tent only
64 - 5
65 - 3
66 - 5
67 - 1
68 - 1
69 - 1
70 - 2

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The best sites are the loop sites on 10-14 and 18-19..
13, 14 18,19 21,22,24 are eight in the creek..nice if you like the water and mosquitos.
41-45 are super nice..trailers and rv’s will have plenty of room.. the sites are HUGE and lead down to the creek. The same 67-70.. super nice!!
The tents sites are awesome!! 54, 55,56,57,59,61,63,65..
32,34,36 are also super nice for smaller rv’s tent trailers..

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11,12,13,14, 18,19 look closely grouped and there is common area by 11,12,13 plus the open area between 13 and 18/19. All of these are rated a #1.

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For those into fine suds.. the brewing lair is close by!

Local dinning
Sardine lake is a must do if want a beautiful evening with the family.
The iron door is local and fantastic/historic
Graeagle lodge is good
Harrington’s is suburb in Sierra city
Longboards is great
Gumbas and cuccinas for pizza
Frosty for ice cream
Bassett’s for burgers!!
Lots of other places to go also..lots

Antiques in blairsden, Graeagle, Clio, Maybe, and Portola

Great yard sales every weekend

Not to mention the fishing , golfing, hiking

Gold ..real gold at the river that runs through the campground...seriously..

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I can’t tell on my little phone what sites are available grouped together. Maybe when I get home to the computer...
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Hi guys, so I talked to one of the rangers stationed at the park. They have a really nice museum and stamp mill at the campground and are involved every weekend educating the public on all kinds of issues. So far, it’s not for sure yet, but most likely can happen, is they said if we want we can set up a table at the park museum and display as much Coleman stuff as we’d like and can give presentations on it also! Pass out flyers, history stuff, get people interested in collecting and the forum. I’m sure a couple hundred people will come by..so if anybody is interested in doing this, we have an opportunity to do it we we want.
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I’m in. I’m just traveling and only have my phone. If anyone wants to get a spot get it! I’ll reserve one when I get home later this week.

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I got #49.

you guys should get #50,#51,#58.
Thats as close to a grouping as we are going to find.

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I'll check it out tomorrow, headed to that area to go bping in the morning.
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Duane....Eureka Peak? Elwell? Buttes?
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Wades.
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I reserved site 34. Its close to 49 etc. but it was the one i liked best 

I have not decided what vehicle to drive yet - or if I will bring my trailer. We shall see. 

Very excited for another campout!!!

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Sites by 49 which has a couple spots for tents away from the picknik table and fire pit, are a short walk to each other, I believe site 53 is a walk-in site, but off the road parking, away from the road, nice spot in the shade and tent site. Will get a few pics resized in a little while, just got back from Wades Lake.
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Sites 37, 38, 49, 50, 51, 52, 58 in order I think.
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I know I'm going to be sorry I missed this camp but can't be helped.  Must have been 18 or 20 years ago my son worked at the park in the blacksmith shop for the summer.  Beautiful area and cool at the elevation.  Hope you guys have a great time.
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Cpt..it awesome that your son was able to be around some of the blacksmith guys. They are one of the highlights of the stamp mill tour and you always learn a ton from those guys..good characters too!
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You guys have some great spots! Duane, great job in the pics..I was trying to find some of mine of the creek and stamp mill. I changed phones a few months back so I’ll get them later and post.
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So two sites so far? 

Who else is coming?

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Linus, my place is literally 10 mins from the campground, so I can always just grab a space at the last minute. Duane I think is probably in a similar position as he is close by also.
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If anyone wants to make the trip more worthwhile due to the distance, I may camp three miles away at Ross Camp the Thursday before, can shower at the CG on Friday then. It is past the Park CG, along a narrow, dirt, rocky road. I know some like to come a day early. There is a vault toliet there, so not totally primitive unless they didnt pump it out last year, only one table there though, which I would hope to snag before anyone else.
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Nice Duane, that is a beautiful area up that road...just gorgeous!!
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OK, I am in. I just reserved site 48 as that was the last one available for my camping trailer! I am coming from UT, so I am staying a few extra days. 
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Excellent, Dan.
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Glad you can come Dan.
Already thinking about what to bring/use. Fired up my nice 220B, gotta think what other stuff to bring. A surprise for Graeagle Coleman to see.
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To be clear, Im in. Split a campsite with someone.
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Heads up, think of a Plan B as a backup. Plumas-Eureka has a history of closing due to the Black plaque carried by fleas, infecting Chipmunks, squirrels.
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Nasty. Also. Half the state is on fire. Plumas may be next.
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My yard is raked up again, limbed trees higher yesterday. I've had quarter size cold embers fall in my yard from close by fires.
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Well. Keep the defensible space. And have water on the ready. Having water on the ready saved my brother in laws place during Oct firestorms.
Seems drastic, but dont be afraid to drain those LP tanks if you have to leave. Those are just trouble ahould a fire move thru.

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Yea, my tank is next to my trailer and garage. I have a genny with my breaker panel in the garage set up to just flip the switch from pg&e to Duane. So I'll have my well until the pumphouse burns down.
Just heard a siren come down from Bucks Lake, so maybe that was the FS crew coming down. Fingers crossed. Normally CHP or a ambulance going up.
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Fire down the canyon along 70, burning where a fire went thru a few years back. Down by Storrie I think, cant find it mentioned on Inciweb yet if it gets big enough.
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PS: Murphy Fire, holding at 100 acres by Belden. 70 down to one lane, PCT closed. Supposed to be a music event there this weekend I believe.

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T minus one week and counting. Is everyone still in? Randy, did you find a campsite to split? I bet we could squeeze you in with Duane and myself if needed.
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Air has been very good this week, very little smoke, even my misadventure down the canyon had good air. No ash either. Still been hot. If you have a fishing license you can fish in a few spots, may be hot to try the hike up to Grass Lake later in the AM.
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Anyone have any LP 2 burners they would like to donate to our scout troop? Bring em along. Thx in advance. Ill bring some items for trade if need be. Like the one in the pic. Thats what we prefer due to the size. We also have a lot of parts cause they are kind of a crappy stove and break. Well the Scouts break em. Of course, they break everything. LOL.

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I am still in. I will be in Site 48 Thursday night. I am bringing the same trailer that I had at Death Valley. Spending a few extra days due to the travel distance. The site is at the intersection right after you cross the bridge at the creek. I will look for you guys in the upper loop around site 50 Friday evening. From the other posts, that is where it looks like everyone got their sites. 

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I have 34 for friday night and saturday night and my mom is sharing the site with us

She will be there before we will and I expect we will get in pretty late- maybe around 11

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Weathers looking good. Low 50 high 80 +|~.
Hows air quality Duane?

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I may just bring a backpack stove, food and gear I can pack in one of my backpacks, might take a spin on my motorcycle for a second look to see how much room is available. I can always just swing by on Saturday to visit a few hours if I dont camp, you guys are traveling aways.
Mornings are down to 41, 42 so bring a coat, shorts for later.
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Duane,

If you could get a picture of site 48 that would be great. Just wondering how much room I will have for my trailer and truck. 

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Dan, can do, will have to be with my tablet. When you headed out?
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Site 34 pics, present occupant and picnic table, around 30' for parking. Third pic site 48, paced it off, about 50' paved driveway, good shade thru midday. Last pic site 49, enough space for two trucks, three, two man tents, maybe one a bit bigger, wood chips over tent spots.
Campers need to check in at the museum, CG is another mile further. Park office is in the museum, go in the door, hang a right. If arriving late, check in the next morning. Not much over flow parking at the CG entrance, about three spots, more back at the museum in the dirt, over a mile away. Nice showers, free. Nice sites in the CG close to the entrance to the right.
I'll bring my camping gear Friday afternoon and set up, not sure how many gpa's I'll have. I'll try to park by the CG entrance or bring my bike and pedal back from the museum. Air has been good, clear for a few days now. Morning temps last few days low, low 40's, 39 today. Still in the 50's at 10, but warm before 11.
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