Bullards Bar is located 35 minutes north of Nevada City if you take Highway 49. Accomodations are plentiful in both Nevada City and Grass Valley. The nearest town to Bullards Bar is Camptonville, a small town about 5 minutes away.

The Lost Nugget Market is the nearest gas station and has a small market

16448 Hwy 49 Camptonville 95922

Here's a list of a few restaurants, grocery stores and lodgings that we dig in and around the  Nevada City/Grass Valley area:


Jernigans Grill & Tap House 123 Argail Way Nevada City (530) 265-6999

Grass Valley Brewing Co/The Roost 141 E Main St Grass Valley​ (530) 271-2739

Three Forks Bakery and Brewing Co. ​211 Commercial St Nevada City (530) 470-8333

South Pine Cafe ​102 Richardson St Grass Valley (530) 274-0261

Diego's 212 W Main St Grass Valley (outstanding South American food)

Sopa Thai 312 Commercial St Nevada City (530) 470-0101 (Thai food)

Grocery & Lodging:

-SPD Market- 129 W McKnight Way, Grass Valley 95949 530 272-5000

-Briar Patch Co-Op- 290 Sierra College Dr Grass Valley 95945 530 272-5333

Holbrook Hotel 212 W Main St Grass Valley 95945 530 273-1353

-Outside Inn 575 E Broad St Nevada City CA 95959

Running Store:

For any last minute sports apparel needs hit up locally owned 

Trkac Running Store 101 W McKnight Way Grass Valley 95949 530 274-4422

They will take care of you!

The Auburn Running Company and Fleet Feet/Chico are great options if you are coming from out of town!


Join us for a post-race celebration at the finish line!!

Cold drinks, ​and most importantly, music will be provided for all registered runners.

​​Mi Ranchito Food Truck will be catering the event. They will have tacos and burritos for sale after the race both at the finish line and later back at camp. Cash, ApplePay, and Cards accepted.​


Camping will be available free of charge both Friday and Saturday nights at School House and Hornswoggle Campgrounds located within 1 mile of the start/finish line.

Amenities include Restrooms, water, firewood, music and a lively campfire!! If you are in need of a good nights sleep, we recommend the Schoolhouse Campground. If a "late night" is more up your alley, hornswoggle is the way to go!!

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Want to enjoy a stay in Downieville for the weekend of the race? The Riverside Mountain Lodge and Carriage House Inn are pleased to offer all runners a special discounted rate for the weekend of April 18th - 22. Take advantage of this exclusive offer as our way of saying thank you for participating in the 2024 Hotshot Half. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to the cause.

Additionally, we want to remind you that we have special rates available for our First Responders Month in October and November. It's our honor to extend these discounts to those who serve our communities tirelessly.

We look forward to welcoming you to our locations and sharing in the spirit of camaraderie and appreciation.

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