Minersville Campround

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located on the shores of Trinity Lake near the Bushytail campground. There are 6 walk-in campsites. One of the more popular campgrounds on Trinity Lake in a stand of mixed conifers and deciduous trees. Excellent waterskiing is available on the arm.  The first section of the campground is well developed with paved, level parking aprons and amenities. The second section is mostly walk-in, with good privacy between campsites, and more primitive with a wilderness feel. This section also features campsites next to the water's edge. Most sites in both sections have views of Trinity Lake.

There are six walk-in campsites (five single, one double). There are two accessible campsites, two single campsites, and three double campsites. Directly adjacent is the Minersville Boat Ramp. Bear-proof containers are available. Informal mooring of boats is possible off some campsites.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trinity Unit. Open year round. No water, dry camping only. Winter rates 1/2 price Nov. 1 - April 30
Operational Hours: Open year round with full services from May 1 - October 31.
Reservations: Reservations available through the National Recreation Reservation Service @ recreation.gov or calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees $25 per day single w/electric
$15 per day single w/spur, $10 single walk-in, $20 Multiple, $6 per day per extra vehicle
Open Season: May 1 - Oct. 31
Closest Towns: Weaverville
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Concessionaire to Forest Service - Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, CA
Information Center: Weaverville Ranger Station
P.O. Box 1190
Weaverville, Ca  96093
(530) 623-2121

General Information

Directions: From Weaverville, take Hwy 3 north for 15 miles. Turn right on Minersville/Bushtail Road for 1 miles.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Total of 14 units. Average max. trailer size = 36 foot.