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Parks & Campground

Public Works
Michael Lee, Director
915 8th Street, Suite 125, Marysville, CA 95901
Phone: (530)749-5420      Fax: (530)749-5424
Hammon Grove Park
Located at 5560 Hwy 20, Browns Valley CA, 0.8 miles east of Marysville Road.
Hammon Grove Park offers a glimpse into the rich past of Yuba County’s gold mining legacy.  Encompassing just over 40 acres, Hammon Grove sits where Long Bar - a town long since buried under layers of hydraulic mining debris - once flourished.  The land, a remnant of Wendell P. Hammon’s vast dredging operation, is littered with tell-tale signs of the quartz mining operation of days past.  From extensive water canals that traverse the property leading to the mine tailings brought forth from deep underground, the stories can all but be heard from the subtle evidence that the Yuba River once thrived with prospectors.

A one-mile trail that follows the circumference of the park affords visitors the opportunity to experience the essence of the Yuba County foothills and its natural splendor.  With majestic oak trees, California sycamores and towering pines, benches and tables along the way allow visitors to stop and enjoy the surrounding beauty.  River access is provided at one-half mile from the trailhead and a paved road also allows vehicle access from Highway 20 to the river.  Reservations are available for group functions.

To reserve the BBQ Area please contact our main office at (530) 749-5440              



Sycamore Ranch Campground
Located at 5390 Hwy 20, Browns Valley, CA, 0.3 miles east of Marysville Rd.
Sycamore Ranch is located westerly of Hammon Grove Park just across Dry Creek.  Sycamore Ranch encompasses 90 acres and has the same beauty and history as Hammon Grove Park.  Sycamore Ranch also has campsites available for reservation as well as Day Use Gazebo Areas.

Dear Valued Campers,

During PG&E, Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS), events where Sycamore Ranch is without power and water the campground will remain open.

     - Portable restrooms are onsite and available at all times in the campground.

     - Campers should plan for dry camping conditions and bring any needed 
        water during a PSPS event or warning.

Thank you for your understanding.

To reserve the Day Use area, please contact our office at (530) 749-5430  

Reserve Campsite        Campground Map        Campground Rules

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