Shafter Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Picnic table and fireplace for camping under the pines at Shafter Campground

Shafter is a tranquil campground next to lush meadows containing wildflowers found early in the season. The S.P. railroad tracks go right past the campground, occasionally campers can enjoy the trains as they go by. Butte Creek is regularly stocked with rainbow and brown trout and offers good fishing early in the season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for winter season.
Fees $10 per night
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Two vehicles allowed per campsite, including trailers. Dogs on leash only. Please clean up after your dogs. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Bray, Macdoel
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From I-5 in Weed, CA travel northwest on US Hwy 97 approx 28 miles to Tennant Road. Turn east on Tennant Road approx 5 miles to Old State Hwy. Turn onto Old State Hwy and continue past the town of Bray for a total of 8 miles to the campground. Or, from Hwy 97 at Macdoel go south on Old State Hwy approx 9 miles to the campground.

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