|Facilities: Auburn State Recreation Area has two primitive campgrounds and Wi-Fi internet service available. A boat launch ramp, marina and boat-in campsites are offered at the lake.|
Best Time To Visit: Auburn State Recreation Area is open year round. The park experiences warm/hot summers and cool, wet winters. Fall and spring weather can be variable.Campsites must be paid for in advance. To hold a campsite, it must be reserved or occupied. Checkout time is 12:00 noon. Camping limit in any one campground is 30 days per calendar year.
Fees: At most California State Parks, day use fees are charged for parking only. There is no charge to walk or bike into these parks. Most historical parks and museums charge a day use fee per person.
Rules: Disturbance or destruction of natural scenery, plants and animals resources is strictly forbidden. Loaded firearms and hunting are not permitted. Park quite hours are between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. All vehicle travel must be confined to designated roads or areas. Please clean up after yourself so that others may enjoy the beauty of these parks.Fires are permitted only in facilities provided for this purpose. Gathering of down wood is prohibited. Portable stoves may be used in designated areas. All fireworks are prohibited.Animals may not be turned loose in park units. All animals, other than grazing animals, must be under immediate physical control. Dogs must be on a tended leash no more than 6 feet or confined in an enclosed vehicle, tent or pen. Dogs, other than those that assist the permanently disabled, are prohibited on trails, beaches, and wherever posted.
Directions: Auburn State Recreation Area is situated south of Interstate 80, stretching from Auburn to Colfax. The main access is from Auburn, either on Highway 49 or the Auburn-Foresthill Road. The Auburn SRA park office is located on Highway 49, one mile south of Auburn.
Map: Click here for a map to Auburn State Recreation Area
Reservations: Reservations are recommended when visiting Auburn State Recreation Area.
Reserve your campsite at Auburn State Recreation Area