VW Camper Family

A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.

420 In The Foothills

Event Details

420 In The Foothills

Time: April 19, 2024 at 3pm to April 21, 2024 at 12pm
Location: Lime Saddle CG, Lake Oroville
Street: Lime Saddle Road
City/Town: Oroville
Website or Map: https://www.parks.ca.gov/?pag…
Phone: (530) 876-8516
Event Type: camping, weekend, trip
Organized By: KampnKing
Latest Activity: Apr 21

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Saddle up Volks!

VWCF is going to the foothills near Lake Oroville at Lime Saddle Campground. This place is beautiful this time of year whilst it's still green and the wildflowers are out. Soon after, this place is parched and HOT. LS is fairly new, with flush commodes and showers. There's a nice short trail amongst the oaks with an explosion of wildflowers. If you have a boat there's a marina nearby.

The old VWCF adage holds - Bring firewood. Bring tasty beverages. Bring a friend. Have fun.

hope to see you there!

Comment Wall

Comment by regis101 on February 17, 2024 at 3:41pm

What do we know about this CG.  Should I (we) look for a certain section to congregate?  

Comment by Robyn Kerr on February 17, 2024 at 5:06pm

Interested in going, unless the economy crashes and the lights go out by then!  Is there a group of campsites to aim for?  

Comment by John LaTorre on February 17, 2024 at 5:22pm

what Regis said. This might be a link to the campsites available:


Comment by regis101 on February 17, 2024 at 5:24pm

There is a CG map that is an inset to the Oroville map.  Lime saddle looks to a smaller area so probably not a bad site per se.  I'm thinking on somewhere on the farthest loop.  High 20's low 30's. if memory serves.  I'll check the map again later

Comment by regis101 on February 18, 2024 at 7:48am
Comment by regis101 on February 18, 2024 at 8:16am

I grabbed site 7 for two nights.  The ResCal site is easy enough.  Used Lake Oroville as the destination .  Then it splits into the separate campgrounds. 

Comment by KampnKing on February 18, 2024 at 8:46am

Dang Regis!

You snapped up a campsite before I could. I apologize for not picking a spot when the event was created. You’re in the area with full hookups. I call the area The Terraces, the sites have awesome views. There’s other no hookup sites for $25. Sites here are spread out in groups on the hills. I was looking at the Site 42 or 27 Spur areas. Should we all camp in the same general area?

Comment by regis101 on February 18, 2024 at 9:26am

Yeah.  I saw that there are clusters of sites.  I chose #7 for the hookups in case anyone needs to charge up or cook if there's a pot luck.  Plus #7 looks to have some shade at the rear.  No matter where yinz end up, I don't think it'd be much of a walk to wherever party central is located.  As a first timer to Lime Saddle, the initial site isn't important.  The recon for future outings is what matters to me.  

Comment by KampnKing on February 18, 2024 at 4:54pm

I’m in site #36. A little ways from Regis, but not too far. Didn’t need electric, and I’m staying for three nights. 
Looking forward to seeing you all!

Comment by John LaTorre on February 19, 2024 at 9:36am

I've tried to communicate with the State Parks to see if there's a senior discount available before I make my own reservation. I'll keep you geezers posted.


RSVP for 420 In The Foothills to add comments!

Join VW Camper Family

Attending (4)

Might attend (3)

© 2024   Created by Big Blue's Driver.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service