Madrone Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located east of Shasta Lake, these remote campsites offer the perfect spot to relax. Forested and shady, this is a perfect home base for your OHV adventures! Be aware, Fenders Ferry is a rough, unimproved dirt road. There is no lake access from this facility. This campground is very popular in the fall during hunting season.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click the link for current campground conditions
Reservations: First Come, First Serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees No fee
Closest Towns: Big Bend, Redding
Water: None
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service: Shasta Lake Ranger Station, 14225 Holiday Road, Redding, Ca 96003, 530-275-1587
Information Center: Shasta Lake Ranger Station
14225 Holiday Road
Redding, CA  96003
(530) 275-1587
Open Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (Closed Federal Holidays)

General Information

Directions: From I-5, take Highway 299 East 31 miles to Fenders Ferry Road (Road 27). On Fenders Ferry Road, drive approximately 18 miles.

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Total of 10 units. Average max. trailer size = 16 foot.


Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water No
Toilets Vault
Parking Yes
Tent camping 10
Camping trailer Avg Max Trailer Size = 16'