Chirpchatter Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located east of Shasta Lake, these remote campsites offer the perfect spot to relax. Forested and shady, this is a perfect home base for your OHV adventures! Be aware, Fenders Ferry is a rough, unimproved dirt road. There is no lake access from this facility. This campground is very popular in the fall during hunting season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Shasta Unit.
Reservations: 1st come, 1st serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No fee
Busiest Season: Fall
Closest Towns: Shasta Lake City, Big Bend
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Shasta Lake Ranger Station
14225 Holiday Road
Redding, Ca  96003
(530) 275-1587
Call for hours of operation

General Information


From Interstate 5, take Highway 299 East 31 miles to Fenders Ferry Road (Road 27).  On Fenders Ferry Road, drive approximately 18 miles.  Once you pass the Madrone Campground, drive approximately 5 miles past the intersection.  Turn left at bridge, then drive 1 mile to campground.


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping


Camping trailer Aver. max trailer size = 24'
Toilets Vault
Picnic tables Yes
Tent camping Yes