There's a puptacular Horse Campground on the northeastern shore of Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Make your reservations at least four days before staying at this popular facility. The campground offers convenient access to trail riding, hiking, boating, fishing, and swimming. You can sleep in tents or RVs, but there are no hookups. Amenities include hitching and lantern posts, fire rings, picnic tables, and vault toilets. Accessible sites and facilities are available here. Camping pads can accommodate one camper and two tents.
The campsites here are near the lake in a stand of fir and pine trees. There's a furrific trail adjacent to the facility. Hike or ride your horse on the Bald Mountain Trail to climb up the dome. You'll have spectacular views of the reservoir, Blue Nose Mountain, and the area around you. This pathway also has a connector trail to the Pacific Coast Trail if you're looking for a longer trek.
Another option is to head to the Little Grass Valley Reservoir. The lake offers a range of recreational activities including swimming, water skiing, and boating. Get a fishing license and drop your line in the water in search of trout, salmon, and other cold-water species. Finish your day by the fire pit as you recount the day's adventures with friends or family. Use local firewood, and limit your burning to the designated spot.
In addition to your horse, Fido can come with you when you camp here. Pups always need to be on a leash and attended. Be courteous to other campers and collect and throw out your pal's waste.
The Horse Campground at the Little Grass Valley Reservoir offers a range of outdoor adventures. Go hiking around the lake or up a mountain, or bring your boat and enjoy the water. This facility has potable well water for you and your stock. One word of caution: there are bears here. Be safe by storing food, toiletries, and other items in sealed containers.