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PINE POINT, CA

Status: Closed through Wed May 14 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Pine Point Campground is situated along the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake and offers sites to both tent and RV campers. Visitors to this area can enjoy boating and fishing at the nearby Shasta Lake or hiking around the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

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 public boat ramp is 4 miles away at Hirz Bay. Nearby lakeside resorts offer boat rentals and fuel.

Shasta Lake is popular for power and non-motorized boating, fishing and water skiing. Anglers can fish for trout, catfish, Chinook salmon, crappie, bluegill, white sturgeon, brown bullhead and bass.

Facilities:

All campsites have picnic tables, grills, fire rings, tent pads, bear boxes and paved parking spurs. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

The nearby Hirz Mountain Lookout offers panoramic views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen and the surrounding area.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Tent Pads
  • Vault Toilets
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Group reservation holders must contact Shasta Recreation Office at least 1 week prior to arrival to receive the combination code to access campground; failure to do so could result in the inability to reach campground without a refund
  • Maximum group size is 100
  • Average maximum trailer size is 24 feet
  • Keep food in bear-proof containers
  • Poison oak is abundant in the area
  • Click here for more information on this campground
  • Click here to learn more about the 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.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.92722, -122.24806
40°55'38"N, 122°14'53"W

From Redding, California: Take I-5 to Gilman Road. (From the north, take Salt Creek exit to Gilman Road). Take Gilman Road east for 18 miles to the entrance of Pine Point Campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PINE POINT
Gilman Road Exit off of Interstate 5
Lakehead CA 96051

Phone Number:

Project Office:(530)275-8113