Cattle Camp Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Description: At an elevation of 3700 feet, this is one of two developed campgrounds on the Upper McCloud River. There are 27 sites with tables and fire rings, vault toilets, and piped drinking water. Suitable for tents and larger RV's or trailers. Double sites for large families or small groups. 14 day limit. $15 per night. No reservations. Features: The Upper McCloud River is one of the primary attractions in the area. In addition to swimming and fishing, there are 12 miles of river-side trail to explore.

WARNING:  There is currently a Blue-green alge bloom forming in the Cattle Camp Swimming hole that can cause a potential health risk to children and pets.  Please call the McCloud District at 530-964-2184 for more information

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Facility has a self-registration/fee station at the entrance.  Open to dry water, pack it in pack it out (garbage) no bathrooms.
Fees $15 per day.
Closest Towns: McCloud, Mt. Shasta
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Passes: Interagency Recreation Passes: Holders of Senior and Access Passports are entitled to a 50% discount of the posted fee at Forest Service facilities. These passports are available at Ranger Stations and visitor information centers. Persons over 62 years of age or the permanently disabled are eligible for these passports.  There is a fee for Senior Passports.  For more information on these passes, please check with the Interagency Recreation Passes website.
Operated By: US Forest Service: McCloud Ranger Station, P.O. Box 1620, McCloud, Ca 96057, 530-964-2184

General Information

Directions: From the McCloud Ranger Station, turn left on SR 89. Go 10.5 miles and look for a sign on the left side of the highway for Cattle Camp Campground. At the sign, turn right and go approximately 1/3 mile and turn left into the campgroung.

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Campground Camping

Total of 27 units. Average max. trailer size = 32 foot.  This facility has pull through sites.