Grasshopper Flat campground is one of the three located on Lake Davis, CA, 7 miles north of Portola, California. This lake was created in 1967 for recreational opportunities, and the area offers a wide variety of summer outdoor experiences including camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, mountain biking, swimming, and wildlife viewing. The California Department of Fish and Game sponsor a free trout fishing day in June and September. The Smith Peak State Game refuge boarders the Lake Davis Recreation area to the east and south of the lake. Numerous fishing access points on perimeter of lake. Frequent strong winds can cause the lake to become very hazardous for small craft. In winter, ice fishing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing are favored.
There are 2 sites that are fully accessible with grills, fire rings, water spigots, a hardened paved pad, and walkway to accessible toilet building. There is a 2 car limit per site. An RV dump site is provided 1/8 mile from campground.
Things To Do:
- Mountain biking
- Wildlife viewing
- 2 vehicles per site
- Accessible Sites
- Boat ramp at Honker Cove
- Drinking Water
- Fire wings
- Flush Toilets
- Picnic Tables
- Tent and trailer camping
- Walkway to accessible toilet building
Store within 10 miles
Campground closed for 2011 for a new water system. Overflow camping available nearby. Contact Ranger Station in Portola for updates. 214-488-5003.
Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. First-Come, First-Served Sites may also be available. Please be advised that Grasshopper Flat will be undergoing reconstruction and will be closed from October 31, 2010 to October 31, 2011. An additional fee will be collected on-site for extra vehicles.
For more information about the park, please call 530-832-1076.
This campground has tent camping and RV camping available for reservations.
Grasshopper Flat (CA)
Portola CA PO Box 626
Phone Park for More Information: (530)832-1076
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From Reno, travel north on Highway 395 to Highway 70 and turn west to Portola. From Portola, take County road 126 north for 7 miles and County road 112 to east side of Lake Davis, approximately 1 mile to campground on the left.