Saturday, September 17, 2011

Cattle Camp

Affiliation: National Forest Service Campground

Number of Campsites: 27 Sites, Maximum Spur for trailers, 32 feet.

Length of Stay: 14 days, first come, first served. No reservations.

Location/address: Shasta-Trinity National Forest, McCloud Ranger Station. Approximately 10 1/2 miles from the McCloud Ranger Station along Hwy 89. Look for campground sign on the south side of the road, turn and go about another 1/2 mile (or less) and look for the sign Cattle Camp and the entrance.

Elevation: 3,700 ft.

Fee: $15 per night, self registration. Holders of Senior and Access Passports are entitled to a 50% reduction in nightly fees.
Season: May to October

Near: McCloud and Mt. Shasta City

Contact: McCloud Ranger Station
P. O. Box 1620
McCloud, CA 96057
(530) 964-2184

  • Vault Toilets
  • Piped drinking water
  • Tables
  • Fire Rings
  • Paved campsites
  • Fishing nearby at McCloud River
  • Hiking with 12 miles of river trails
  • Located in nice treed area
  • River swimming in the area, at your own risk ~ drive down the road from the entrance a short distance and see the sign that directs one to the Cattle Camp "swimming hole".  
  • Double sites for large families
General Description: Lovely campground area, very popular in the summer months, arrive early to obtain a campsite. The Upper McCloud River is a major attraction in the area with trails to lovely falls, middle, upper and lower falls. Campsites will accommodate mid-sized trailers and tents nicely.

Nearby services: Groceries, restaurants, shopping located in McCloud (about 11 miles to the west) and Mt. Shasta City about 25 miles to the west and north). Hospital located in Mt. Shasta City.

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