26820 Silver Dr.
Pioneer, CA 95666
Lower Bear River Reservoir is considered an exceptional Northern California trout fishery.
There are two nearby developed campsites at South Shore Campground and Bear River Group Campground. South Shore Campground has 22 units and is first come, first served; Bear River Group Campground has 3 sites which may accommodate 25-50 people. For reservations at the group campground call Sierra Recreation Managers at (209) 295-4512. Fees are charged at both campgrounds. There is piped water, picnic tables, toilets, grills, and fire-rings, but no hook-ups. Open May 15 - Oct. 15, depending on snow.