Harris Spring Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Description: This is an undeveloped camping area located approximately 15 miles north of Highway 89. There are about 15 user-created sites and a vault toilet. Bring your own drinking water. No fee.

Features: This is near the site of an historic guard station. The guard station, which is essentially a cabin, has been restored by the Forest Service, but is no longer part of the Lookouts and Cabins Rental Program. This camp is very popular with hunters in the fall hunting season. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Approximately 3 to 4 feet of snow on the ground.
Fees Free
Closest Towns: McCloud, Mt. Shasta
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service: McCloud Ranger Station, P.O. Box 1620, McCloud, Ca 96057, 530-964-2184

General Information


From the McCloud Ranger Station, turn left on Hwy 89. Drive approximately 15 1/4 miles and turn left onto Forest Road 15 (Harris Spring road) and drive approximately 17 miles to Harris Spring. The campground is on the right side of the road.

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Campground Camping

Total of 15 units. Average max. trailer size = 32 foot.