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Bushytail

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About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Bushytail Campground is nestled in a grove of tall Douglas firs and Ponderosa Pines, just a short distance from Trinity Lake.

This campground makes an excellent base for enjoying a variety of water sports, sightseeing and other activities and is ideal for single families and…

Fee Info

Refunds must be requested no later than 14 days before your scheduled arrival date for a full refund (excluding recreation.gov fees).

Reservation Fee: For some facilities, an additional reservation fee is charged. This additional non-refundable fee is $10.00 for the call center and online…

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  • Drive In
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 99 ft.

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Location

Bushytail is located in California

Directions

From I-5, take 299 west to Weaverville. Then take State Highway 3 north for 16 miles. Turn right at Minersville/Bushytail, then turn left into campground.

Coordinates

40.85500006 N
122.81888818 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Bushytail Campground is nestled in a grove of tall Douglas firs and Ponderosa Pines, just a short distance from Trinity Lake.

This campground makes an excellent base for enjoying a variety of water sports, sightseeing and other activities and is ideal for single families and small groups.

Recreation

Trinity Lake offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including boating, water skiing, sailing, swimming and fishing. Anglers can catch catfish, in addition to a variety of salmon, trout and bass.

The Clark Springs Public Boat Ramp is less than a mile from Bushytail Campground.

Hikers may be interested in the 4-mile Trinity Lakeshore Trail, which starts at the nearby Clark Springs Campground.

Facilities

Bushytail offers single, double, triple and quad sites. All sites have grills, bear-proof food lockers, campfire rings and picnic tables.

This campground has electric and water hookups in most sites and paved parking spurs. Flush toilets and drinking water are available. There are 2 coin-operated showers.

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.

Bushytail Campground is part of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Nearby 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.

Nearby Attractions

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

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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