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TANNERY, CA

Photo: TANNERY
Status: Closed through Sun May 18 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Tannery Gulch Campground offers four loops of sites shaded by a mix of conifer and deciduous trees on the shores of Trinity Lake. Three of the four loops offer scenic lake views.

Campers at Tannery Gulch have access to a wide range of recreational activities, and an on-site amphitheater offers programs during the summer.

Natural Features:

Trinity Lake sits at an elevation of 2,370 feet and is surrounded by the Trinity Alps. Black bears are frequently spotted in the area, as well as bobcats, mountain lions and a variety of bird species.

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.

Recreation:

Hikers can access the half-mile Trail of the Trees from the campground. Tannery Gulch also features a boat ramp and swim beach that are only open for use by campers at the facility.

Popular activities on Trinity Lake include power and non-motorized boating, fishing, sailing and water skiing. Anglers can cast for catfish, as well as a variety of bass, trout and salmon.

Facilities:

Each site has a paved parking spur, picnic table and fire pit. Some also have bear-proof food lockers. Drinking water and flush toilets are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

The nearby town of Weaverville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The former mining town offers restaurants, shopping and self-guided walking tours.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Beach Access
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Educational Programs
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Hiking
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Pets Allowed
  • Picnic Area
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Trailheads
  • Water Skiing
Know Before You Go
  • Only one vehicle is included in the cost of single sites and two vehicles in double sites; additional vehicles cost $5
  • Average maximum trailer size is 40 feet
  • Due to bears in the area, all food must be kept in approved containers
  • 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):
40.83667, -122.84806
40°50'12"N, 122°50'53"W

Take I-5 to Redding, take 299 west to Weaverville, take a right on Highway 3 and go about 11 miles. The campground sign is on the left, but turn right to enter.

Take 101 to Eureka, take 299 east to Weaverville, take a left on Highway 3 and go about 11 miles. The campground is on left, but turn right to enter.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

TANNERY
14538 Wonderland Blvd
Redding CA 96019

Phone Number:

Information: (530)275-8113