Capps Crossing

Grizzly Flats, California

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Overview

Capps Crossing is located on the North Fork of the Cosumnes River. The campground is located in a forested area and is well shaded during the day. Hiking trails and rock climbing areas are nearby.

Recreation

Wading is possible in the North Fork Cosumnes River. Fishing is an option and a good spot for swimming is nearby. While exploring the river, it's not uncommon to see people panning for gold. Gold-seeking hobbyists maintain the excitement of the old days of gold mining in the region.

Facilities

Capps Crossing is a unique campground. It is designed for groups, by reservation, and can accommodate 42 people. When the campground is not reserved for groups, the individual sites may be used on a first-come, first-served basis. Individual sites are limited to one vehicle and six people. Campsites 2-5 are for tents only and sites 1, 6, and 7 can fit RVs. Individual sites are arranged in a single loop that forms the group site.

Natural Features

Capps Crossing sits at an elevation of 5,100 feet, in the shade of cedar and fir trees. A Mediterranean climate extends over most of the forest, creating warm, dry summers and cold, wet winters.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors enjoy taking scenic drives to many overlooks in the area. Fishing, hiking, bird watching, and close proximity to off-highway vehicle routes are some of the attractions of Capps Crossing.

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