Howard’s Gulch Campground sits in a tree-lined gulch in Modoc National Forest. Set back from the highway, the campground is convenient to reach, but still feels quiet and secluded. Take the short nearby hiking trail through pine, aspen, and wildflowers, and watch for the many species of birds, including the white-headed woodpecker.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
6 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Howard's Gulch Campground.

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Daniel B.
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August 1st, 2017

This place is amazing! It is a birding area with lovely forest and stone formations. We were the only ones at the site. We found a wild turkey's skeleton, hunted dragon flies and hiked around a bit. The only negatives were the highway- it is well traveled by big rigs- and gnarly bathrooms. However, it was a beautiful spot for a one night stay on our way up to Crescent Lake.

Hipcamper Daniel B.
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August 1st, 2017
Modoc National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(530) 233-5811
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41.486° N, 120.969° W
Tent / RV / Trailer: 6 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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