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Fowlers Campground

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Fowlers Campground is located on the Upper McCloud River five miles east of McCloud, California. The campground is nestled in a mixed conifer and oak woodland. The campground offers paved parking spurs, running water and vault restrooms.

Recreation

A river-side trail from the campground provides…

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Max Length: 59 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Reviews

7 Reviews of Fowlers Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Greg B.
Reviewed May. 15, 2021

A Beautiful Place to Stop...

Stopped here after being blocked several times by snow as I tried to get to Medicine Lake.  Great USFS campground, didn't hear anyone using generators, and everyone walking the nearby paved trails were so friendly.  A quick walk to the lower falls revealed fisherpeeps & kayakers in harmony. …

  • Some thrill-seekers going over the falls
  • My camp for the night.....wonderful spot
  • A winter of downed wood ready for a summer of camping.
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Month of VisitJune
Jeannie B.
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2020

Heaven

Quite remote but worth it! Stayed 5 nights here. Has everything you could want. Big trees, wildlife, easy trails and waterfalls waterfalls waterfalls! The water was freezing in August. Perfect.

  • Easy walking trails
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Month of VisitSeptember
J
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2020

Awesome Location

I love that this campground is right by the river. The paved sites are nice. The bear locker was dirty and doesn’t seem like it gets cleaned. The vault toilet floors are not kept clean at all and don’t seem like they’re cleaned often. Site 21 is not private at all & you’re right next to the…

Location

Fowlers Campground is located in California

Directions

From McCloud, California, go east on Highway 89. Drive 5 miles and look for the Fowlers/Lower Falls Sign. Turn right just after the sign and drive approximately 1 mile. Once you cross the River Loop Road take the left fork into the campground. The right fork will take you to the day use/parking area for Lower Falls and the beginning of the River Trail.

Coordinates

41.24485594 N
122.023255 W

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About This Campground

Fowlers Campground is located on the Upper McCloud River five miles east of McCloud, California. The campground is nestled in a mixed conifer and oak woodland. The campground offers paved parking spurs, running water and vault restrooms.

Recreation

A river-side trail from the campground provides access to the falls. It is approximately three miles round trip to see all three. Swimming and fishing are other popular activities. This section of river has no special restrictions for fishing. The McCloud River Loop, a paved road approximately 10 miles in length provides access to the Middle Falls and Upper Falls parking lots and overlooks if you do not wish to hike the trail.

Facilities

The campground has 35 regular campsites and two double campsites with tables, fire-rings, vault toilets and piped drinking water. Some sites are equipped with bear resistant food storage lockers. Sites are suitable for tents and mid-sized RVs or trailers. Large RVs are not recommended. Campground is typically staffed with a resident host.

Natural Features

Fowlers Campground is located on the eastside of majestic Mt. Shasta (14,179 foot summit) at an elevation of 3,300 feet. This area is at the southern tip of the Cascade Mountain Range. The area hosts abundant botanical and wildlife species. This campground is mostly known for the nearby McCloud River waterfalls. The McCloud Falls can be accessed via the McCloud River Trail or by road. The waterfalls vary in height from 15 to 50 feet.

Nearby Attractions

The Lower, Middle and Upper McCloud water falls, Lakin Dam Fishing Area, Cattle Camp Swimming Hole, McCloud Reservoir, Medicine Lake Highlands and the towns of McCloud (10 mins.) and Mt. Shasta (20 mins.) are nearby.

Charges & 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

ADA Access: N

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