HIRZ BAY GROUP 1, CA

The Hirz Bay Group 1 Campground sits on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake in a forest of oak and Manzanita. A variety of recreational activities are offered here, including a nearby boat ramp for water sports and a hiking trail. This camp is ideal for groups of up to 120 people.Shasta-Trinity...
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Hirz Bay Group 1 Camp has a maximum capacity of 120 people
  • Reservation holders must contact Shasta Recreation Office at least 1 week prior to arrival a combination code to access campground; failure to do so could lead to a locked facility without access for a night or longer and no refund
  • Average maximum trailer size is 30 feet
  • Bears frequent the area; Keep food in bear-proof containers
  • Poison oak is abundant in the area
  • There is a $10 daily fee for the use of the Hirz Bay boat launch
  • Click here for further information on this campground
  • Click here for more information about Shasta-Trinity National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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AREA HIRZ BAY GROUP 1 GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 120 40 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

The Hirz Bay Group 1 Campground sits on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake in a forest of oak and Manzanita. A variety of recreational activities are offered here, including a nearby boat ramp for water sports and a hiking trail. This camp is ideal for groups of up to 120 people.

Natural Features:

Shasta-Trinity is the largest national forest in California with a diverse landscape encompassing five wilderness areas, hundreds of mountain lakes and 6,278 miles of streams and rivers.

Lake Shasta sits at an elevation of 1,067 feet, with 365 miles of shoreline punctuated by steep mountains blanketed in manzanita and evergreens. A snow-capped Mount Shasta, the second-tallest mountain in the Cascade Range, looms in the distance.

Recreation:

The nearest boat launch is about 1 mile away at Hirz Bay. Hikers can access the 2-mile Hirz Bay Trail near the campground. Resorts on the lake have watercraft rentals and marinas with fuel.

Popular water activities include power and non-motorized boating, fishing and water skiing. Lake Shasta offers excellent fishing for trout, catfish, Chinook salmon, crappie, bluegill, white sturgeon, brown bullhead and bass.

Facilities:

The camp offers a picnic area, 2 large pedestal grills, 1 large fire ring, 2 large sinks with faucets and a paved parking lot with 21 spaces. The parking area is separate from the camping area.

Vault toilets are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Lake Shasta Caverns are also located on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake in an area know as the Grey Rocks. Tours are given daily at this privately owned facility.

The nearby Hirz Mountain Lookout offers panoramic views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen and the surrounding area at an elevation of 3,500 feet.

Booking Window
Sun Apr 27 2014 - Thu Apr 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Tue Apr 01 2014 Tue Sep 30 2014
Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Tue Sep 29 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Trailheads
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Water Skiing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
There is a $10 daily fee to use the public boat ramp.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Apr 01 2014 -
Sep 30 2014
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $130.00
Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
Sep 29 2015
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $130.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.86667, -122.25306
40°52'0"N, 122°15'11"W

250 miles north of San Francisco. Take I-5 through Sacramento and Redding. Go 25 miles north of Redding and cross Shasta Lake. Remain on I-5 to Gilman Road. From the north, take Salt Creek exit to Gilman Road. Take Gilman Road east 11 miles to entrance of Hirz Bay on right.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HIRZ BAY GROUP 1
Gilman Road Exit off of Interstate 5
Lakehead CA 96051

Phone Number:

Project Office:(530)275-8113