McCloud Bridge Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Camper at campsite with redbud blooming and lake and mountains in the background.

All campsites have picnic tables, raised fire rings, tent pads, bear boxes, and paved parking spurs. The units have brick pavers to provide an accessible surface. Adjacent to the McCloud Bridge Day Use Area. McCloud Bridge is a very popular campground for easy lake access and is located on an old ranch site that is set among fruit trees, sweet peas and berries.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Shasta Unit.
Operational Hours: Facility has a self-registration/fee station at the entrance and is available on a first-come, first-service basis.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20 - single site (1 vehicle and 8 people)
$35 - double site (2 vehicles and 12 people). Additional vehicles, if space allows, will be charged $6 per night.
Open Season: April 1 - Oct.31
Closest Towns: Lakehead, Redding
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire to the Forest Service: Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, Ca
Information Center: Shasta Lake Ranger Station
14225 Holiday Road
Redding, Ca  96003
(530) 275-1587
Open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Closed Federal Holidays)

General Information

Directions: From I-5, take exit 698 Salt Creek/Gilman Road. Turn right at end of off ramp and follow Gilman Road east approximately 20 miles.

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Campground Camping

Total of 14 units. 11 single units and 3 double units. Average max. trailer size = 16'.


Camping trailer
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Drinking water