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Season for Peak Fees: 05/15 to 09/15

The park is named for 6,000-feet glacier-polished crags. It offers swimming and fishing in the Sacramento River, hiking in the backcountry, and a view of Mount Shasta. The 4,350-acre park features 28 miles of hiking trails, including a 2.7 mile access trail to Castle Crags Wilderness, part of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. There are 76 developed campsites and six environmental campsites.

Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 8am-10pm
  • Lo Season: 8am-4pm

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Disabled Access Site
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Visitors Center
Alerts and Important Information
Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.

Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

BEARS are common! BEAR resistant food storage facilities are available and MUST BE USED!

Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park. There is limited space for additional extra vehicles.

Reservations are available from May 16 - September 6, 2014

First come first serve when not on reservations

Park subject to closure due to severe winter weather.

Getting There:

The park is located six miles south of Dunsmuir on I-5.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

P.O. BOX 80
CASTELLA CA 96017-0080

Phone Number:

Project Office:(530)235-2684