Bushytail Campground

Area Status: Closed

The campground is a single loop through a stand of mature Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir. There are single, double, triple, and quad sites. It is a “multi-group” campground. The quad site has four aprons and is available for four single families if not reserved; two parking aprons have electric and water hookups. Both the double and triple campsites have a single pull-through parking apron and one electric and water hookup each. Pine needle and grass understory and no middlestory, provide little privacy. Trinity Lake and boat ramp are 0.7 miles from campground.

There are four single campsites with water and electric hookups which will accommodate up to 6 people, two wheelchair accessible campsites with water and electric hookups, two single campsites with no hookups. The double campsites with water and electric hookups will accommodate up to 2 RVs, and 12 people, the triple site with water and electric hookup will accommodate up to 3 RVs and 18 people.  There is a two stall shower.  All campsites have bear -proof food lockers, tables, pedestal grills, drinking water and fireplaces. There is one group social area with serving table, group barbeque pit, group pedestal grill, and bear locker.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May 18 to Oct 31
Reservations: Reservations on the web at recreation.gov or call 1-877-444-6777
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Single site/non electric - $24 per day
Single site/electric - $26 per day
Group sites/electric - $45-$95 per day For all sites - $8 per day per extra vehicle
Open Season: May 18 - Oct.31
Closest Towns: Weaverville
Water: Drinking Water
Operated By: Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, Ca 530-275-8113
Information Center: Weaverville Ranger Station
360 Main Street
Weaverville, Ca  96093
530-623-2121 Open M-F 8:00 am to 4:30 pm; closed Federal Holidays  

General Information

Directions: Oh Highway 3, 16.5 miles north of Weaverville and 14 miles south of Trinity Center. Look for the directional sign to Minersville and Bushytail Campgrounds. Located half mile from Trinity Lake.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

Total of 11 units. Average max. trailer sizes vary between 20 foot to 40 foot

Group Camping

Maximum group size is 25. Average max. trailer size is 40 foot.

Recreation Areas

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