Bailey Cove Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This photograph shows a large pine tree with Shasta Lake and a forested mountain in the background.

Trails at Shasta Lake are open all year, but it is best to hike them in the spring and fall. Tips/ Suggestions: If you choose to hike these trails in the summer, be sure and take plenty of water. Summer heat is quite severe in this area and there is no drinking water available. Pets: Pets are allowed in the recreation areas unless posted. They must be on a leash when in a developed site. Caution: there are some steep drop-offs along this trail so be careful.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click link for current conditions
Permit Info: Fee for the day use area.
Closest Towns: Redding
Water: None
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: USDA - Forest Service: Shasta Lake Ranger Station, 14225 Holiday Road, Redding, Ca 96003, 530-275-

General Information

Directions: From I 5, take exit 695 OBrien/Shasta Caverns exit. Turn right at end of off ramp. Continue along Shasta Caverns road for four tenths of a mile to the Bailey Cove junction on the right side of the road. Turn right and follow road about six tenths of a mile to the day use area on the left in the upper parking lot.



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Day Hiking

Length of trail is 3.1 miles.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

Nature Viewing

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