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Shasta Cascade Camping

Shasta Cascade Camping Overview

Shasta Cascade

Campground in the Shasta Cascade of California number in the hundreds. Find Shasta Cascade campgrounds with conveniences like flush toilets and showers, as well as popular and unique campgrounds to help you narrow the choice. These include National Parks, State Parks, National Forests, State Forests, County Parks and privately owned camping resorts. Camping in the Shasta Cascade varies from dense mountainous forests to recreational lakes and river sloughs. Shasta Cascade campgrounds of notable interest include lake camping on Lake Shasta and Lake Almanor, McArthur-Burney Falls State Park Campground with its picturesque waterfall and nearby lake and Cave Campground featuring an ancient lava tube. We've included as much detail as possible so you have a better idea of what to expect and whether camping reservations are required in advance.

BEARS: Metal bear-proof lockers are provided in almost all campsites where bears are a problem. California bears rarely attack people without provocation and should not be feared, but a great deal of space and respect should be given to a bear. Please visit our Tips page for more information on bears and other precautions to consider.

PETS: Dogs are allowed at almost all campgrounds but must be kept on a leash, picked up after, and never left unattended. Most beach camping allows dogs in the campground but not on the beach.

pdf CAMPING CHECKLIST - download our checklist of common camping supplies and you won't forget anything at home.

REI - rents camping equipment including tents, sleeping bags, stoves, lanterns and more.

Looking for some late night campsite entertainment? Check out www.seasky.org for their celestial calendar including meteor showers.

Mt. Shasta Camping

Lake Siskiyou Campground is located on the south end of Lake Siskiyou off Interstate 5, near the Highway 89 junction. Resort includes cabins and RV & tent spaces. Activities include swimming, boating, canoing, kayaking and fishing. This campground by the lake has 245 tent campsites and over 100 full-hookup RV campsites. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Resort includes a full service marina, bar & grill, groceries, outdoor movie theater, arcade and much more. RV dump station. Reservations recommended.

Lake Siskiyou Beach & Camp
4239 W. A Barr Road
Mount Shasta, California 96067
(530) 926-2618
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Sims Flat Campground is located approximately 10 miles north of Lake Shasta, next to the Sacramento River and Interstate 5. Activities include kayaking, fishing, hiking and swimming. The campground has 20 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.

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Ah-Di-Na Campground is located south of McCloud and Highway 89, near Lake McCloud. Activities include boating, fishing, hiking and swimming. The campground has 16 campsites for tent and small RV although trailers are discouraged due to rough dirt roads. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.

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Railroad Park Resort is located off Interstate 5 at the Railroad Park Road exit. What a cool place this is, especially for kids and railroad buffs. Stay in an actual Southern Pacific, Santa Fe or Great Northern Caboose Motel, or stay in their campground along side Castle Creek. Resort amenities include rail car motel rooms and a restaurant & bar/lounge that offer views of Castle Crags. The campground has 45 campsites for tent and RV camping. Nearly half of the sites are pull-through layout with full hook-ups. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets, showers, laundry and game room. Exceptional fishing available in Castle Creek or the nearby Sacramento River. Reservations recommended.

Railroad Park Resort
100 Railroad Park Road
Dunsmuir, CA 96025
(530) 235-0420
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Castle Crags Campground is located 6 miles south of Dunsmuir off Interstate 5. Camp is situated next to the Sacramento River below 6,000-feet tall glacier-polished crags. Activities include fishing, hiking and swimming. The campground has 76 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Visitor Center and groceries on site. Reservations recommended.

Castle Crags
Interstate 5
Castella, California 96017
(530) 235-2684
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Trinity & Lewiston Lakes are located west of Redding along Highway 299 and north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Trinity Lake is also known as Clair Engle Lake with the small Lewiston Lake residing beneath the dam. The region has tremendous views of the jagged and picturesque Trinity Alps. Trinity is a large lake offering many amenities and activities including marinas, resorts, fishing, water-skiing, boating, lake camping, hiking, horseback riding and much more. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Trinity Lake. All of the campgrounds are located on the west side of the lake along Highway 3.

  • Pinewood Cove Campground is located approximately 15 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Activities include fishing, swimming and hiking. Pinewood Cove offers cabins, full hook-up RV sites and tent camping along side Trinity Lake. This campground by the lake has 73 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, barbecue, flush toilets and showers. Resort amenities include a general store, laundry facilities, swimming pool, playground, horseshoes, boat launch ramp and marina with canoe & kayak rentals. Reservations Recommended.

    Pinewood Cove Campground
    45110 Highway 3
    Trinity Center, CA 96091
    (530) 286-2201
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  • Trinity Lake KOA Campground is located 32 miles north of Weaverville off Highway 3, at the north end of Trinity Lake. Resort includes cabins and RV & tent spaces. Activities include swimming, boating, canoing, kayaking, fishing and water-skiing. This campground by the lake has campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, barbecue, flush toilets and showers. Resort includes a full service marina, groceries, shuffle board, swimming pool, horseshoe pits and much more. RV dump stations & laundry room on site. Reservations recommended.

    Trinity Lake KOA
    60260 Highway 3
    Trinity Center, CA 96091
    (530) 266-3337
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  • Alpine View Campground is located approximately 26 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Activities include fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 53 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Hayward Flat Campground is located approximately 20 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated in a portion of the historic Unity Mine. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 98 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Stoney Point Campground is located approximately 20 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated on the Stuart Fork arm of Trinity Lake. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 21 campsites for tent camping only. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Minersville Campground is located approximately 20 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated on the Stuart Fork arm of Trinity Lake. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 14 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Clark Springs Campground is located approximately 18 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated next to boat launch ramp, picnic area and swimming beach on Trinity Lake. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 21 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Bushytail Campground is located approximately 17 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated less than one mile from Trinity Lake. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 11 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Reservations recommended.
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  • Tannery Gulch Campground is located approximately 11 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3. Camp is situated next to boat launch ramp and swimming beach on Trinity Lake. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. Interpretive programs are held during the summer months. This campground by the lake has 82 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Ackerman Campground is located approximately 22 miles east of Weaverville. Campground is on the edge of Lewiston Lake and world class fishing. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 66 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Mary Smith Campground is located approximately 22 miles east of Weaverville on Lewiston Lake. Boat launch ramp and rentals are nearby. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 18 campsites for tent camping only. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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Coffee Creek Campground is located 3 miles north of Trinity Lake off Highway 3. Coffee Creek offers tent and RV sites with water and electric hook-ups along side beautiful Coffee Creek. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets, showers and laundry facilities. RV dump station available. Activities include hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing and fishing. Reservations recommended.

Coffee Creek Campground
Highway 3
Coffee Creek, CA 96091
(530) 266-3534
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Bigfoot Campground is located 10 miles west of Weaverville off Highway 299. Bigfoot offers cabins, full hook-up RV sites and tenting camping along side the Trinity River. Amenities include a picnic table and barbecue. Local activities include hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing, whitewater rafting and fishing for salmon and steelhead. Reservations recommended.

Big Foot Campground
39810 Highway 299
Weaverville, CA 96093
(530) 623-6088
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Trinity Canyon Campground is located 15 miles west of Weaverville off Highway 299. Trinity Canyon offers cabins, motel rooms, full hook-up RV sites and tenting camping along side the Trinity River. Amenities include a picnic table, flush toilets and showers. Local activities include hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing, whitewater rafting and fishing for salmon and steelhead. Reservations recommended.

Trinity Canyon Lodge
27025 Highway 299
Junction City, CA 96048
(530) 623-6318
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Sidney Gulch Campground is located in the town of Weaverville off Highway 299. Sidney Gulch offers full hook-up RV sites and tenting camping just outside the historic town of Weaverville. Amenities include a picnic table, flush toilets, showers and laundry facilities. Local activities include golfing, hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing, whitewater rafting and fishing for salmon and steelhead. Reservations recommended.

Sidney Gulch RV Park
30 Tinnen Street
Weaverville, CA 96093
(530) 623-6621
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River Oaks Campground is located 18 miles east of Weaverville off Highway 299 at the south end of Lewiston Lake. River Oaks Resort offers full hook-up RV sites and tenting camping along side the Trinity River. All RV campsites are pull-through sites. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets, showers, laundry facilities and horseshoes. Local activities include hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing, whitewater rafting and fishing for salmon and steelhead. Reservations recommended.

River Oaks Resort
561 Deadwood Road
Lewiston, CA 96052
(530) 778-0220
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Old Lewiston Bridge Campground is located 17 miles east of Weaverville off Highway 299 at the south end of Lewiston Lake. Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort offers trailer rentals, full hook-up RV sites and tenting camping along side the Trinity River. Some pull-through sites available. Amenities include a picnic table, flush toilets, showers, general store, laundry facilities and propane. Local activities include hiking, gold panning, inner-tubing, whitewater rafting and fishing for salmon and steelhead. Reservations recommended.

Old Lewiston Bridge RV Resort
8460 Rush Creek Road
Lewiston, CA 96052
(530) 778-3894
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Lake Shasta is located off Interstate 5 north of Redding 10 miles. Lake Shasta is a popular destination for boating, water-skiing, fishing, lake camping, house boating and more. Shasta Caverns are located on the north end of the lake and feature underground caves with stalactites and stalagmites. Lake Shasta also offers many primitive campsites, cabins and motels throughout the many forks of the lake. Local wildlife includes bald eagles, osprey, bear and deer and are seen frequently at the lakes edge. Fish species include bass, many varieties of trout, many varieties of salmon and sturgeon. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Lake Shasta.

  • Antlers Campground is located on the north end of Lake Shasta near Lakehead. Camp is situated on a bluff near Antlers Amphitheater and boat launch ramp with a marina and boat rentals. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 41 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, bear boxes, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Bailey Cove Campground is located on the north end of Lake Shasta near Lakehead. Watch for the Shasta Caverns turnoff. Camp is situated near the boat launch ramp with a marina and boat rentals and tours to Shasta Caverns. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming, hiking and spelunking. This campground by the lake has 7 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, bear boxes, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Gregory Creek Campground is located on the north end of Lake Shasta just south of the bridge crossing the Sacramento River arm. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming, hiking and spelunking at the nearby Shasta Caverns. This campground by the lake has 18 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Hirz Bay Campground is located to the east of Interstate 5 off the Gilman Road exit, along the McCloud River arm of Lake Shasta. Camp is situated within the Hirz Bay recreation grounds. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 38 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, bear boxes, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Lakeshore East Campground is located on the north end of Lake Shasta near Lakehead. Camp is situated near two boat launch ramps with marinas and boat rentals. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 26 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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Whiskeytown Lake Campground is located approximately 6 miles west of Redding off Highway 299. Whiskeytown Lake offers many recreational activities including boating, water-skiing, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding and more. Although several more primitive campgrounds exist, Oak Bottom is the more popular with modern conveniences. This campground by the lake has several campsites for tent and small RV along the lake shore. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Reservations recommended.

Reservations: (530) 359-2407
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Mt. Lassen Camping

Burney Fall

McArthur-Burney Falls Campground is located off Highway 89 near Highway 299, northeast of Redding. The park's highlight is a 129-foot waterfall that is considered to be one of the most beautiful in all of California. The waterfall is fed from an underground spring so water flow is constant throughout the year. Hiking trails lead from camp to Lake Britton where boat rentals and launch ramp is available. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking and swimming. Horseback riding is available at the nearby Burney Mountain Guest Ranch. The campground has 129 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Visitor Center, groceries and RV dump stations on site. Reservations recommended.

TIP: This is one of our favorites. Absolutely gorgeous waterfall with plenty of activities on Lake Britton. Lassen Volcanic Park is within easy driving distance.

McArthur-Burney Falls State Park Campground
24898 Highway 89
Burney, California 96013
(530) 335-2777
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Cave Campground is located off Highways 44 & 89 near Old Station, north of Lassen National Park. Campground is situated next to a creek and Visitor Center offering tours to Subway Cave, which is a large explorable lava tube. Activities include fishing, hiking, caving and swimming. The campground has 46 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. dump station near Old Station Visitor Center. First-come first-served.

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Hat Creek Campground is located off Highways 44 & 89 near Old Station, north of Lassen National Park. Campground is situated next to creek with excellent trout fishing and near Subway Cave, which is a large explorable lava tube. Activities include fishing, hiking, caving and swimming. The campground has 157 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. dump station located near the Old Station Visitor Center. Reservations recommended.

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Battle Creek Campground is located off Highway 36 west of Mineral approximately 2 miles. Activities include fishing and hiking. The campground has 50 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come, first-served.

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Lassen National Park is located east of Redding and Red Bluff on Highways 44 & 36. Mt.Lassen is one of many active volcanoes in California. Popular volcanic campsites include boiling mud pots and lava tubes the size of caves. Fishing is excellent at many of the lakes and creeks running through the park. Hiking trails to some of California's most spectacular scenery are abundant. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Lassen National Park.

  • Butte Lake Campground is located east of Old Station on Highway 44, to a dirt road leading south. Campground is situated next to a small fishing lake and near a large area of lava beds. Activities include fishing, canoing, kayaking, hiking, caving and swimming. This campground by the lake has 101 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, bear box and flush toilets. Store with souvenirs and groceries on site. Boat rentals available. Nearest dump station is located in Old Station. Reservations recommended.
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  • Manzanita Lake Campground is located near the northwest entrance to the park off Highway 44. Campground is situated next to Manzanita Lake, a small fishing lake that allows non-motorized boats and offers kayak rentals. Activities include fishing, canoing, kayaking, hiking, caving and swimming. This campground by the lake has 179 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, bear box, flush toilets and showers. Groceries, laundry and RV dump station. The Loomis Museum is a short hike away. Reservations recommended.
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  • Summit Lake North & South Campground is located off Highway 89 midway between Highways 44 & 36. Two campgrounds are situated next to a small fishing lake, which allows non-motorized boats. Activities include fishing, canoing, kayaking, hiking, caving and swimming. These campgrounds by the lake offer 94 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, bear box, flush toilets and showers. Groceries and RV dump station. Reservations recommended.
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Susanville Camping

Eagle Lake is located north of Susanville off Highways 44 & 139. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, hiking and swimming. Eagle Lake is California's second largest natural lake. Several campgrounds are located along the perimeter of the lake, mostly at the southern shore. Trout fishing is phenomenal with 3 to 5 pound averages. A paved bike path passes through some of the campsites. Camper amenities include a marina with boat launch and rentals, groceries, laundry room and showers. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Eagle Lake.

  • Aspen Grove Campground is located on the southeast end of Eagle Lake. Camp is situated next to two boat launch ramps with marinas and boat rentals. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 26 campsites for tents only. Amenities include a picnic table, grill and flush toilets. Showers and groceries available at adjacent marina. First-come first-served.
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  • Christie Campground is located on the southwest end of Eagle Lake. Camp is situated near two boat launch ramps with marinas and boat rentals. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 69 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, grill and flush toilets. Showers and groceries available at marina 4 miles away. dump station is 2 miles away at Merrill Campground. Reservations recommended.
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  • Eagle Campground is located on the southeast end of Eagle Lake. Camp is situated near two boat launch ramps with marinas and boat rentals. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 50 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, grill and flush toilets. Showers and groceries available at nearby marina. Dump station is less than 2 miles away at Merrill Campground. Reservations recommended.
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  • Merrill Campground is located on the south end of Eagle Lake. Camp is close to two boat launch ramps with marinas and boat rentals. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 173 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, grill and flush toilets. Showers and groceries available at marina 2 miles away. dump station on site. Reservations recommended.
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Lake Almanor Campground is located off Highway 36 east of Highway 89 and Chester. Activities at Lake Almanor include fishing, hiking, boating, water-skiing, sailing, kayaking, canoing and swimming. Horseback riding is available at the nearby Plumas Pines Resort. Many campgrounds exist around this large lake, but North Shore Campground is the largest and most popular. This campground by the lake has 133 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Groceries, laundry room, dump station and boat rentals available on site. Reservations recommended.

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Portola Camping

Frenchman Lake is located northwest of the Highway 70 and Interstate 395 junction, along Highway 284 (Frenchman Lake Road) out of Chilcoot. This small lake offers activities including boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. Two boat launch ramps are available. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds at Frenchman Lake.

  • Big Cove Campground is located on the southern end of Frenchman Lake. Activities include boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. A paved walking path leads from the campground to Frenchman Lake. This campground by the lake has 38 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. RV dump station located at nearby Cottonwood Springs Campground. Reservations recommended.
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  • Cottonwood Campground is located on the southwest side of Frenchman Lake. Activities include boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. This campground by the lake has 20 campsites for tent and RV camping, plus large group areas. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. RV dump station available. Reservations recommended.
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  • Chilcoot Campground is located along the road to Frenchman Lake. Activities include boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. A paved walking path leads from the campground to Frenchman Lake. The campground has 40 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. RV dump station located at nearby Cottonwood Springs Campground. Reservations recommended.
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Lake Davis is located north of Highway 70 out of Portola. Lake Davis offers activities including boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. Several boat launch ramps are available. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Lake Davis.

  • Grasshopper Flat Campground is located on the southeast shore of Lake Davis. Camp is situated near a dock and one of several boat launch ramps. Activities include boating, fishing, kayaking, canoing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 70 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. Groceries and RV dump station very close by. Reservations recommended.
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  • Grizzly Campground is located on the southeast shore of Lake Davis. Camp is situated near a dock and one of several boat launch ramps. Activities include boating, fishing, kayaking, canoing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 55 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. Groceries and RV dump station close by. Reservations recommended.
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Plumas-Eureka Campground is located 5 miles west of Blairsden where Highways 70 & 89 intersect. Camp is situated in an old gold mining camp from the 1850's. An on-site museum houses tools, machines and artifacts from gold mining activities. A creek and two small lakes offer rainbow, brown and brook trout fishing. Activities include fishing, hiking and swimming. The campground has 70 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. RV dump station and laundry on site. Reservations recommended.

Plumas-Eureka State Park Campground
310 Johnsonville Road
Blairsden, California 96103
(530) 836-2380
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Little Grass Valley Reservoir is located approximately 50 miles northeast of Oroville along Lumpkin Road. Take Highway 162 out of Oroville, make a right on Forbestown Road, a left on Lumpkin Road and follow for another 30+ miles to Little Grass Valley Reservoir. This small, secluded lake offers activities including boating, kayaking, canoing, fishing, hiking and swimming. Several boat launch ramps surround the lake. This lake is known for its large brown trout. Below we've provided information on the most popular campgrounds in Little Grass Valley.
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  • Little Beaver Campground is located on Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 120 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Wyandotte Campground is located on Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 40 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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  • Red Feather Campground is located on Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 60 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Running Deer Campground is located on Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 40 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. Reservations recommended.
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  • Peninsula Campground is located on Little Grass Valley Reservoir. Activities include boating, fishing, biking, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 25 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and flush toilets. First-come first-served.
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Collins Lake Campground is located off Highway 20 northeast of Yuba City/Marysville. This campground by the lake offers over 500 campsites for tent and RV camping along the western shore of Collins Lake. Activities include fishing, hiking, boating and water-skiing. Amenities include RV hookups, a boat launch ramp, marina, boat rentals, swim beach, children's playground, beach volleyball, picnic areas, general store, laundry room and hot showers. Reservations recommended.

Collins Lake Resort
7530 Collins Lake Road
Oregon House, CA 95962
(530) 692-1600
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Central Valley Camping

Sycamore Grove Campground is located south of Highway 36 (Antelope Blvd) in Red Bluff along Sale Lane. Camp is situated at the base of the Red Bluff Diversion Dam beside the Sacramento River. Activities include fishing, hiking and boating. The campground has 30 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, barbecue, flush toilets and showers. RV hook-ups include everything but sewer. Reservations recommended. Recreation area includes fish ladders, boat ramps and a fish viewing station. Excellent fishing for salmon and steelhead.

Sycamore Grove Campground
Sale Lane
Red Bluff, CA 96080
(530)934-3316
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Woodson Bridge Campground is located off South Avenue 3 miles east of Corning. Situated beside the Sacramento River, popular activities include boating, fishing and birding. The campground offers 37 campsites for tent and RV camping, one boat-in site and one group site. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets, showers and laundry. Reservations recommended.

CAUTION: Swimming is discouraged due to strong currents and underwater snags.

Woodson Bridge State Park Campground
25340 South Avenue
Corning CA 96021
(530) 839-2112
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Black Butte Lake Campground is located east of Interstate 5 from the town of Orland. Black Butte Lake features a 7-mile long lake with popular activities like boating, fishing, water-skiing, picnicking and hiking. Two campgrounds by the lake offer a total of 100 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. dump stations on site. Reservations recommended.

Black Butte Lake Campground
19225 Newville Road
Orland, CA 95963
(530) 865-4781
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Lake Oroville is located east of Highway 99 and Oroville on Highway 162. Multiple camps surround this large lake with many activities including boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, horseback riding and swimming. Lake Oroville is known for its excellent salmon fishing and has a steelhead & salmon hatchery on site. Several campgrounds by the lake offer hundreds of campsites for tent and RV camping, including floating and boat-in campsites. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, flush toilets and showers. Visitor Center, marina, laundry room, RV dump stations and groceries on site. Reservations recommended.

Lake Oroville State Park
917 Kelly Ridge Road
Oroville, California 95966
(530) 538-2219
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  • Lime Saddle Campground is located off Highway 70 on the northwest side of Lake Oroville. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking and horseback riding. This campground by the lake has 45 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire pit, flush toilets, fishing-cleaning station, boat launch and RV dump station. Reservations recommended.
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  • Loafer Creek Campground is located off Highway 162 (Olive Hwy) on the south side of Lake Oroville. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking and horseback riding. This campground by the lake has 137 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, cooking stove, flush toilets, showers, boat launch and RV dump station. Reservations recommended.
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  • Bidwell Canyon Campground is located off Highway 162 (Olive Hwy) on the south side of Lake Oroville. Activities include boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking and horseback riding. This campground by the lake has 137 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire pit, flush toilets, fishing-cleaning station, boat launch, full hookups and RV dump station. Nearby Bidwell Marina offers additional amenities. Reservations recommended.
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  • Other Campgrounds campgrounds include Floating Campsites, Equestrian Campsites and Boat-in Campsites. Reservations recommended.


Mendocino National Forest Camping

Plaskett Meadows Campground is located 36 miles northwest of Elk Creek and Stony Gorge Reservoir on Highway 162, near Copper City. Two small lakes offer trout fishing from shore or small non-motorized craft. Activities include fishing, hunting and hiking. This campground by the lake has 35 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and vault toilets. First-come first-served.

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Letts Lake Campground is located 19 miles west of Stonyford and East Park Reservoir on Fouts Spring Road, just west of Fouts Springs. Small lake offers trout fishing from shore or small non-motorized craft. Activities include fishing, swimming, hunting and hiking. Four campgrounds by the lake offer a total of 44 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and vault toilets. First-come first-served.

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Middle Creek Campground is located approximately 8 miles north of Upper Lake on County Road 301 (Elk Mountain Road). Activities include fishing, swimming and hiking. The campground has 23 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring and vault toilets. First-come first-served.

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Pogie Point Campground is located approximately 31 miles north of Upper Lake on County Road 301 (Elk Mountain Road). Camp is situated on north side of Lake Pillsbury. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 50 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, barbecue and vault toilets. First-come first-served.

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Sunset Campground is located approximately 31 miles north of Upper Lake on County Road 301 (Elk Mountain Road). Camp is situated on north side of Lake Pillsbury. Activities include boating, fishing, swimming and hiking. This campground by the lake has 54 campsites for tent and RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, barbecue and vault toilets. First-come first-served.

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Clear Lake Campground is located off Highway 20 west of Interstate 5 from Williams, or east of Highway 101 from Capella. Clear Lake is one of California's largest lakes with many activities including boating, water-skiing, fishing, hiking, biking and swimming. Horseback riding is available at the nearby Oak Wood Ranch. Several marinas offer rentals of many types of watercraft. The nearby Konocti Harbor Resort has a large concert venue that attracts top entertainers. The park has 4 campgrounds by the lake with a total of 147 campsites for tent and small RV camping. Amenities include a picnic table, fire ring, storage locker, flush toilets and showers. Visitor Center, marina, RV dump station and groceries on site. Reservations recommended.

Clear Lake State Park Campground
5300 Soda Bay Road
Kelseyville, California 95451
(707) 279-4293
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National Forest Camping

Primitive and developed camping throughout the Klamath National Forest located in the northernmost portion of the state, from the Oregon border to Weed, mostly down the western side of Interstate 5. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Klamath National Forest
1312 Fairlane Road
Yreka, California 96097-9549
(530) 842-6131
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Primitive and developed camping throughout the Modoc National Forest located in the northeast corner of the state, surrounding Alturas. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Modoc National Forest
800 West 12th Street
Alturas, California 96101
(530) 233-5811
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Primitive and developed camping throughout the Shasta-Trinity National Forest from Mt. Shasta in the north, south to Lake Shasta and Redding. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Shasta-Trinity National Forest
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 226-2500
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Primitive and developed camping throughout the Lassen National Forest, which surrounds Mt. Lassen and Lassen Volcanic National Park. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Lassen National Forest
2550 Riverside Drive
Susanville, California 96130
(530) 257-2151
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Primitive and developed camping throughout the Plumas National Forest from Susanville in the north to Lake Oroville in the south. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Plumas National Forest
159 Lawrence Street
Quincy, California 95971
(530) 283-2050
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Primitive and developed camping throughout the Mendocino National Forest east of Red Bluff in the north to Clear Lake in the south. Most offer a table, fire ring and vault toilets. Many do not have running water. Reservations required at some campgrounds.

Mendocino National Forest
825 N. Humboldt Avenue
Willows, California 95988
(530) 934-3316
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