Jones Valley Inlet Shoreline Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Jones Valley Inlet is open to shoreline camping during the operating season (Mar. 1 through May 31).  No camping June 1 - Feb. 28.  Camping on any area below the high water mark of Shasta Lake in the Jones Valley Cove is prohibited per Forest Order 14-58-32 between  November 1st and March 1st of any year.

There are no permanent facilities at Jones Valley Inlet area. Portable restrooms and trash receptacles are provided during the operating season.

During fire season, a valid California campfire permit is required for the use of campfires, charcoal fires, portable stoves using gas, jellied petroleum or pressurized liquid fuel.  During fire restrictions, wood or charcoal fires must be a least 50 feet from any vegetation and within 10 feet of the waters edge. The free campfire permits can be acquired at any Forest Service, CalFire or Bureau of Land Management office.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Shasta Unit. Day use only; fee $7  NO camping Jun. 1 - Feb.28.
Operational Hours: Only open for camping, Mar. 1 - May 31
Reservations: First-come, first-serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Shasta Unit. Day use fee $7, overnight fee  $11 per day during open season.
Open Season: March 1 - May 31
Restrictions: Camping on any area below the high water mark of Shasta Lake in the Jones Valley Cove is prohibited between November 1st and March 1st of any year. Forest Order 14-58-32.
Closest Towns: Jones Valley, Shasta Lake City, Redding
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire to the Forest Service: Shasta Recreation Company, 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: Located 9 miles east of Shasta lake City. From I-5, exit, 687. Turn right and follow Old Oregon trail for three miles. Turn left on to Bear Mountain Road and travel eight and a half miles to the junction of Dry Creek road. At the stop sign turn left and follow road about two miles to the facility.


Camping & Cabins

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Dispersed Camping

Average max. trailer size = 30 foot. Potable water.
Difficulty Level: Easy


Drinking water No
Toilets Portable Restrooms
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Aver. max trailer size = 30'