Best Camping near Mount Shasta, CA

Mount Shasta is the perfect place for adventurous campers and RVers. Mount Shasta is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. Ready to plan your adventure? Check out our campgrounds near Mount Shasta and user-submitted reviews.

Best Camping Sites Near Mount Shasta, CA (206)

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    1.

    Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort

    31 Reviews
    61 Photos
    336 Saves
    Mount Shasta, California

    Welcome to Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort, located on the SW side of Lake Siskiyou, with panoramic views of Mt Shasta and the Shasta Trinity National Forest. Enjoy quiet fishing moments on the dock, quality family time on the lake, or kick back and relax on your cabin deck, Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort is the perfect place to take a break and enjoy the great outdoors.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Mount Shasta City KOA

    16 Reviews
    27 Photos
    66 Saves
    Mount Shasta, California

    Welcome to Mount Shasta City KOA, a fantastic spot for camping nestled near the majestic Mount Shasta in California. This campground offers a range of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even glamping options. Whether you're looking for a rustic tent experience or the comfort of a cabin, you'll find something that suits your needs here.

    One of the standout features of this campground is its beautiful wooded setting. Many visitors have praised the ample shade provided by the trees, which adds to the overall serene and relaxing atmosphere. The sites are spacious, and the pull-through spots are particularly convenient for those traveling with larger rigs.

    For those who enjoy a bit of convenience, the campground has plenty to offer. There are electric hookups available, and you'll find amenities like showers, toilets, and a sanitary dump station. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along for the adventure. There's also a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need.

    If you're looking to explore the local area, you're in luck. The campground is within walking distance of some great restaurants, making it easy to grab a bite to eat without having to venture too far. Plus, the town of Mount Shasta is just a short drive away, offering even more dining and shopping options.

    Families will appreciate the kid-friendly amenities, including a refreshing pool that's perfect for cooling off on a hot day. The campground's location at the base of Mount Shasta means you'll enjoy cooler temperatures compared to the valley, making it a comfortable spot to relax and unwind.

    Overall, Mount Shasta City KOA is a great choice for anyone looking to enjoy the natural beauty of Northern California while still having access to modern conveniences. Whether you're staying for a night or planning a longer visit, this campground has everything you need for a memorable camping experience.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Castle Crags State Park Campground

    16 Reviews
    37 Photos
    202 Saves
    Castella, California

    Castle Crags State Park Campground is a solid spot for anyone looking to camp year-round in Northern California. This place has a bit of everything: heated bathrooms, hot showers, and friendly rangers who keep the place in good shape. It's perfect for a quick overnight stay or a longer visit if you're into hiking and exploring.

    The campground is near Castella, CA, and offers some pretty sweet views of Mt. Shasta and the Crags. If you’re into hiking, you’ll love the trails here. There’s a vista point that’s ADA accessible, giving you a panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. Plus, there’s a short hike down to the Sacramento River, which is great for a quick dip or some fishing.

    Each campsite comes with a picnic table, fire pit, and parking space. Some sites even have these cool old stone fireplaces, though they might need a bit of TLC. Just a heads-up, the sites closest to I-5 can be a bit noisy, but there are quieter spots further away from the freeway. Sites 39-63 are your best bet for some peace and quiet.

    For those traveling with pets, you’re in luck—pets are allowed. And if you’re passing through on the Pacific Crest Trail, there’s a designated campsite just for you. The campground is also a popular stop for folks driving between Oregon and Washington.

    If you need supplies, there’s a gas station and convenience store just a quarter-mile from the park entrance. And if you’re looking for more amenities, the town of Dunsmuir is only about five miles away with shops, restaurants, and a nice city park for the kids.

    So, whether you’re in a tent or a small RV, Castle Crags State Park Campground is a great place to kick back and enjoy the outdoors.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 / night

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    Railroad Park Resort

    13 Reviews
    48 Photos
    120 Saves
    Castella, California

    Welcome to Railroad Park Resort, a unique camping experience nestled in the woods near Dunsmuir, CA. This place is a real gem, especially if you have a thing for trains. The campground offers a mix of tent sites, RV spots with full and partial hookups, and even cabins and cabooses for a quirky stay. Imagine sleeping in a caboose while the sound of Little Castle Creek lulls you to sleep—pretty cool, right?

    The campground is well-maintained and clean, with friendly staff who are always ready to help. You’ll find amenities like showers, toilets, and a sanitary dump, making your stay comfortable. There’s also a market on-site for any last-minute supplies you might need. Pets are welcome, so feel free to bring your furry friends along.

    One of the standout features here is the dining car restaurant. It’s not open every day, but when it is, it’s a must-visit. The food is great, and the experience of dining in a vintage train car is something you won’t forget. There’s also a pool and hot tub, perfect for unwinding after a day of exploring.

    Speaking of exploring, there’s plenty to do nearby. Hedge Creek Falls offers a short hike with beautiful views, and you’re close to Mount Shasta for more adventurous outings. The campground itself is surrounded by trees and has a peaceful, quiet vibe. If you’re lucky, you might snag a spot near the creek for some added tranquility.

    Overall, Railroad Park Resort is a fantastic spot for a family getaway or a unique camping experience. Whether you’re into trains or just looking for a beautiful place to relax, this campground has something for everyone.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $29 - $50 / night

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    Castle Lake Campground

    8 Reviews
    18 Photos
    313 Saves
    Dunsmuir, California

    Description: This small primitive campground is nestled in a thick mixed conifer forest approximately __ mile below Castle Lake. There are 6 sites with tables, fire rings and vault toilets. Bring your own water. 3-night limit. No fee. No reservations. Not recommended for large vehicle or trailers. Usually opens around the end of May depending on when the snow melts, and usually is closed by snow around the first of November. Features: Visitors may walk or drive the short distance to the lake. Castle Lake is a pristine glacial cirque lake with granite cliffs and clear water, one of the most popular attractions in the Mt. Shasta area. Hiking, swimming, fishing, and flat-water kayaking are favorite activities here. There are a few hiking trails to explore including the short and easy Shoreline Trail on the west side of the lake.Special note about Castle LakePlease be aware that Castle Lake is partially situated on private property.__ The traditional trail to Heart Lake and Little Castle Lake leaves the east end of the parking area and ascends to the divide__above the east side of the lake. It begins on public land in section 24 of T39N R5W but immediately crosses the boundary of section 19 of T39N R4W. This entire section of land (about 640 acres) is privately owned property and posted as such. There is no legal access across this section to these lakes. Please be respectful and avoid trespassing. However, the west shore of the lake is public and__features a short trail with easy access to the water.

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    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Toilets
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    Cattle Camp Campground

    13 Reviews
    37 Photos
    156 Saves
    McCloud, California

    Description : At an elevation of 3700 feet, this is one of two developed campgrounds on the Upper McCloud River. There are 27 sites with tables and fire rings, vault toilets, and piped drinking water. Suitable for tents and larger RV's or trailers. Double sites for large families or small groups. 14 day limit. $15 per night. No reservations. Features : The Upper McCloud River is one of the primary attractions in the area. In addition to swimming and fishing, there is 15 miles of river-side trail to explore. Cattle Camp Swimming Hole is a Day Use Area, no Camping. Please do not dam up the river with rocks, this prevents the natural flow of the McCloud River and encourages algae growth in the swimming hole when the water is low.

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    McCloud RV Resort

    10 Reviews
    31 Photos
    29 Saves
    McCloud, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park Campground

    42 Reviews
    121 Photos
    452 Saves
    Cassel, California

    Pioneer Camp

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $143 / night

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    Friendly RV Park

    8 Reviews
    14 Photos
    32 Saves
    Weed, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Fowlers Campground

    9 Reviews
    32 Photos
    175 Saves
    McCloud, California

    Overview

    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

    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.

    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

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $15 / night

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Frequently Asked Questions

What camping is available near Mount Shasta, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, Mount Shasta, CA offers a wide range of camping options, with 206 campgrounds and RV parks near Mount Shasta, CA and 12 free dispersed camping spots.

Which is the most popular campground near Mount Shasta, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Mount Shasta, CA is Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort with a 4.5-star rating from 31 reviews.

Where can I find free dispersed camping near Mount Shasta, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 12 free dispersed camping spots near Mount Shasta, CA.

What parks are near Mount Shasta, CA?

According to TheDyrt.com, there are 17 parks near Mount Shasta, CA that allow camping, notably Klamath National Forest and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area.