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. Walk-in sites.  Dry camp only.  Nos showers or restrooms
Reservations: Reservations available through the National Recreation Reservation Service @ recreation.gov or calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $10 single walk-in $15 per day single w/spur, $25 per day single w/electric $6 per day per extra vehicle Winter rates 1/2 price Nov. 1 - Apr. 30
Open Season: May 1 - Oct. 31
Closest Towns: Weaverville
Water: Dry camp only
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire to Forest Service - Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, CA
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: 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.


Picnic tables
Toilets Vault
Tent camping
Camping trailer