Tannery Gulch Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Tannery Gulch campground is located 12 miles north of Weaverville on Highway 3 and is on the shore of Trinity Lake nestled among tall pines, firs and oaks. Trout, bass and catfish can be caught along the shores of this campground.This attractive campground has four loops (A, B, C, and D) and a spur in a pleasant mix of conifers and deciduous trees next to Trinity Lake. Campsites in every loop except A have a view of lake. Although there are patches of middlestory, most campsites are close to each other making privacy minimal.

All campsites have room for a tent, have a table and fireplace; some also have a bear- proof food locker. It has paved roads and spurs. It has a nature trail, cabin, three storage sheds, a garage, and a trailer pad with septic, electric and water hookups. There is a single lane boat ramp and swim beach within the facility and is not designed for users other than campground customers. There is an amphitheatre that is fully developed with seating for 150 people, and rear screen projection with power and stage controls.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trinity Unit. Closed during winter months.
Operational Hours: May 20 - October 31
Reservations: Reservations available through National Recreation Reservation Service @ recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single sites - $17, Multi sites - $23 per day, $5 per day per additional vehicles
Open Season: - Oct.31
Closest Towns: Weaverville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire to Forest Service - Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, CA
Information Center: Weaverville Ranger Station
P.O. Box 1190
Weaverville, Ca  96093
(530) 623-2121

General Information

Directions: From Weaverville, take Hwy 3 north for 10.5 miles. Take Tannery Gulch exit. Campground is located 1 mile from exit.

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Campground Camping

Total of 82 units. Average max. trailer size = 40 foot.


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