Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Antler's Campground (NFS)

A view of the entrance sign to Antlers
NFS Campground

The campground is adjacent to one of the arms of Lake Shasta and overlooks the water from a bluff.  In the dry late summer months the water may recede considerably.

Open Dates:  Open all year.  *Note:  construction on the nearby bridge at Interstate 5 may impact this campground; please double check before making plans to camp.  Construction noise may be heard at the campground.

Number of Campsites:  45 sites

Maximum Spur:  30 feet

Length of Stay:  14 days

Fees:   $20 - $35 night
Reservations:  Available at 

Affiliation:  National Forest Service

Location/Address:  Antler’s Campground is located 25 miles north of Redding, California right off Interstate 5 at Lakehead.  Take the Lakeshore Drive/Antler’s Road exit, when you come to the end of the road turn east.  Turn on Antlers Road and go approximately 1 mile to campground.

Elevation:  Approximately 1,100 feet.
Contact Information: 
Shasta Trinity National Forest
3644 Avtech Parkway
Redding, CA  96002
(530) 226-2500

  • Accessible sites
  • Boating and boat ramp
  • Campfire rings
  • Flush and vault toilets
  • Drinking water
  • Lake Access
  • Fishing
  • Picnic area
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Near to Lake Shasta Caverns

General Description:
            Antlers is located in a forest of Manzanita and pine along one of the arms of Lake Shasta.  This is a very popular campground during much of the year.  Deer and small wildlife in area.  Trails in the area.  Public boat ramp adjacent to campground.  There are food lockers as there are occasional bears in the area. 

Be aware of poison oak that grows in this campground.
Note there are no electrical hookups or RV sewer facilities at this campground.

Nearby Services:  (groceries, medical, etc.)  Groceries and fuel available in small town of Lakehead. Full medical services in Redding, 25 miles away.  Cell phones should find service in the area.  There is a commercial campground close by, Antlers RV Park & Campground.

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