Description: Trout Creek is one of the few sizable creeks on the McCloud Flats, and is a popular undeveloped camping area. Vault toilets are provided, but there are no tables at these dispersed sites. Bring your own drinking water. Features: In recent years, the Forest Service has partnered with other agencies and organizations to restore this area to its traditional habitat with improvements to the hydrology of the creek bed and propagation of native species. There is a protective perimeter fence to keep out cattle and OHV use. Access includes 1 mile of unpaved road.
At a Glance
Quiet time is from 1000 pm until 0700 am
US Forest Service: McCloud Ranger Station, P.O. Box 1620, McCloud, Ca 96057, 530-964-2184
Directions: From the McCloud Ranger Station, turn left on SR 89. Go 2.8 miles to the turnoff for Pilgrim Creek Road (Road 13). Go approximately 17 miles to the turnoff for Trout Creek. Turn left and follow the road for 1 mile to the fork and take a left for a short distance to the campground.