PG&E - Potter Valley
The Potter Valley Area is part of the Lake Pillsbury
Recreation Area, located in Northwestern California, about 40 miles northeast of Ukiah. Lake Pillsbury
provides a wide range of recreation activities, such as boating, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.
Nearby Hull Mountain provides a spectacular view, and a great location for hang gliders to launch from.
The local wildlife is diverse, including deer, antelope, and hundreds of species of birds and water fowl.
Fisherman will find trout, salmon, and steelhead in nearby Eel River and its tributaries.
American Land & Leisure runs six different facilities
at Potter Valley.
Fuller Grove Campground is located on the western shore of Lake Pillsbury,
about 20 miles from Potter Valley. The campground has a beautiful view,
a boat launch,
24 camp units and 6 double camp units. Campers come here to fish, swim,
boat, hike, and enjoy the scenery and wildlife. Hours are 30 hours per week per couple during the regular season,
and 35 hours per week during the peak season. Water and sewer hookups are provided, and there's plenty of
sun for solar panels.
Trout Creek Campground is located about 10 miles west
of Lake Pillsbury on the Eel River. The campground is 10 miles
from Potter Valley. It's a beautiful site at an elevation
is 1500 feet. There are 13 camp sites, 1 double campsite, and 3 walk-in sites. Water and sewer hookups
are provided, and while there is generally enough sun for solar panels, a generator is recommended. The
position requires 25 hours a week of work.
The area managers for Potter Valley are located at Pogie
Point Campground, about 21 miles from Potter Valley at an elevation
of 1500 feet. Set on the northwestern corner of Lake Pillsbury the
campground has 45 camp sites. Campers come here to fish for bass,
swim, boat and hike. There's a protected elk herd just outside the
campground. Water, sewer
and propane hookups are provided. The hosts at this campground
also care for Navy Campground, about 1 1/2 miles away. Navy is located
about 23 miles from Potter Valley at 1800 feet of elevation. Set along
the northern shore of Lake Pillsbury, the campground has 20 camp sites.
Campers come here to swim, fish, boat, and hike.
This is a salaried
Sunset Point Campground is located about 24 miles
from Potter Valley at an elevation of 1500 feet. Set on the northeastern
shore of Lake Pillsbury, it has a boat launch and 54 camp sites.
Campers come here to watch the beautiful sunsets, launch their boats
from the boat ramp, and play on the beach areas adjacent to the
campground. Water, sewer, and propane hookups are
provided, and there is enough sun for solar panels. The job takes 40 hours a week.