camping and day use. RV’s, trailers,
tent, bike & hike camps. California
Open Dates: Open year round, weather permitting, and in winter confirm availability before arrival if snow conditions are expected. The
Riverside camping area is not open
year round, and closes September 30.
Reservations: You may make camping reservations up to seven months and no less than 48 hours in advance by calling 1-800-444-7275 (TTY 1-800-274-7275).
Number of Campsites: 76 Developed Campsites, some for tents only. Maximum trailer length: 21 feet, Maximum Camper length: 27 feet ~ no full hookups for RV's or Trailers
Fees: Developed Campsites: $30/night (drive in)
Primitive Campsites: $15/night (drive in)
Hike & Bike Campsites: $5
Senior Citizens may receive a $2 discount
*high demand season peak times may have additional rates
~ operated by a
concessionaire California State Park
Location/Address: Adjacent to Interstate 5 at Castella, California, approximately 6 miles south of the town of Dunsmuir, California.
Elevation: at entrance, approximately 2,000 feet
Park Office: (530) 235-2684
Castella, Ca 96017
· Hiking in the back country (28 miles of trails) The Pacific Crest Trail passes through the park.
· Swimming in the
· River Access
· Ranger Station
· Restrooms/flush toilets
· Vista Point
· Bear proof food storage
· Handicapped Accessible Campsite
· Firewood can be purchased at entrance
General Description: Nice campground with many amenities. Forested area with fantastic views of the Crags and
. Many hiking trails, riverside access. Many of the campsites parallel Interstate 5
and traffic noises can be heard. Bears
may frequent the area. Dogs are allowed
but must be on leash or in vehicle or tent at night. Mt.
Nearby Services: (groceries, medical, etc.) Closest services in
: fuel, some groceries, post office. Town of Castella,
(6 miles) most other services are available.
Nearest full service Medical Services in Mt. Shasta City (15 miles) or Redding, California (50 miles).