Bailey Cove Public Boat Ramp

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Located on the lower McCloud River Arm in the Bailey Cove facilities area. There are two launching lanes available until the lake level drops to 50 feet. Picnicking, restrooms, fee. (Not recommended on summer weekends due to excessive congestion. Consider using Packers Bay.) Adjoining facilities include a campground, trail and day use area. A short distance from this facility is the Holiday Harbor Marina, Lakeview Marina and Shasta Caverns. There is a camp host at this facility during the summer months.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click link for current conditions
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Fee: A daily use fee of $15 is required at all public ramps.
Open Season: undefined - undefined
Closest Towns: Lakehead, Redding
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush
Passes: Season Passes are available from the Shasta Recreation Company at or by calling 530-275-8113. Interagency Recreation Passes: Holders of Senior and Access Passports are entitled to a 50% discount.
For more information on these passes, please go to Interagency Recreation Passes website or visit any of the Shasta-Trinity offices.
Operated By: Concessionaire to the Forest Service: Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, Ca

General Information

Directions: From I 5, take exit 695 OBrien/Shasta Caverns exit. Turn right at end of off ramp. Continue along Shasta Caverns road for four tenths of a mile to the Bailey Cove junction on the right side of the road. Turn right and follow road about six tenths of a mile to the ramp parking located on the right of the facility.

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Picnic tables 9
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Flush
Parking Yes
Boat ramp