We were headed to this campground but the last 1/3 mile was blocked by gate and snow covered road so we ended up staying in the large parking area which was actually not bad and we stayed 3 nights. Website indicates campground is temporarily closed.
Signs stated that a permit is needed to park in the parking lot from Nov 1-April 30. The ranger we ran into on our hike to check out the campground said that it gets packed in the summer. The PCT runs near here so it is a place for thru hikers to stay.
Campground has 2 unisex handicap accessible vault toilets.The sites are tucked away and for some you’ll need to park and walk. RVs or trailers would have a hard time finding a spot that would fit them, though we saw one or two that a small rig could squeeze into. There did not appear to be a good turn around so it is advisable to walk up the road to assess to see if your rig has a space or will even fit. The sites are not very level except for maybe smaller tents. The road coming up the hill was paved, but just beyond the gate the road turns to dirt. It branches off so you’ll want to stay to the right to reach the campground.
The views are STUNNING with Mt Shasta in the distance and forest land extending as far as the eye can see. Very quiet and peaceful even in the parking area. There were a few other campers some with tents in the parking area so it is a common practice to crash here for a night or two. Good hiking or biking and in winter snowshoeing and cross country skiing, not to mention the Mt Ashland Ski Area is right here as well.
Good cell service with ATT, Verizon, and TMobile.