Hirz Bay Public Boat Ramp

Area Status: Open

Located on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake, the Hirz Bay boat ramp is paved and has three (3) ramps for varying lake levels. A three lane ramp is in service until 75 feet drawdown, a two lane ramp until 95 feet drawdown. The launch ramp parking lot has 61 paved spaces with lighting and a courtesy dock. This boat ramp is part of the Hirz Bay recreation complex which includes Hirz Bay campground, Hirz Bay trail and Hirz Bay group camps 1 and 2.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click link for current conditions
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Fee: A daily use fee of $17 is required at all public ramps.  Season Passes are available from the Shasta Recreation Company at www.shastatrinitycamping.com or by calling 530-275-8113.
Open Season: Open year round to 95' drawdown
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush
Passes: 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: Located 20 miles northeast of Redding. From I-5, take exit 698 Salt Creek/Gilman Road. Turn right at end of off ramp and follow Gilman Road east approximately 9 miles.

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Boating - Motorized

Boating - Non-Motorized


Parking: 61 Spaces
Toilets: Flush
Boat ramp: 3 Lanes to 75', 2 Lanes to 95'
Drinking water: Potable

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