Malakoff Diggins Shp Campground

Malakoff Diggins Shp Campground
Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park, a forested 3,000 acre park, is thesite of California's largest hydraulic gold mine. Visitors can see hugecliffs carved by mighty streams of water, results of the goldminingtechnique of washing away entire mountains find the precious metal. Legalbattles between mine owners and downstream farmers ended this method. Thepark also contains a 7,847 foot bedrock tunnel that serves as a drain.The visitor center has exhibits on life in the old mining town of NorthBloomfield.

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Within Facility
  • Bunk Bed - No Bedding
  • Comfort Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking Trail
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Trails
  • Outhouse
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Swimming
  • Visitors Center
  • Water In Cabin
  • Wood Heater


Malakoff Diggins SHP
Nevada City CA 95959

Malakoff Diggins SHP is 90 miles northeast of Sacramento and 26 miles northeast of Nevada City. From Nevada City, travel 11-miles north on Highway-49 toward Downieville. From Sacramento & Highway 49: Right on Tyler Foote Road 15 mi (follow signs to park) Right on Derbec Rd Right on North Bloomfield Rd Rd

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