Hirz Bay Campground

Area Status: Open

Each campsite contains a paved parking spur, a table, bear boxes and one fire ring. This campground has a pay phone, an overflow parking area, access to Hirz Bay Trail, and is located near Hirz Bay boat ramp.  Hirz Bay Group campgrounds #1 and #2 are in close proximity.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Click the link for current campground conditions
Reservations: Reservations are available, May 15 - September 15, through the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) @ recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $25 - single site (1 vehicle and 8 people), Additional vehicles, if space allows, will be charged $10/Night.
$50- double site (2 vehicles and 12 people) Additional vehicles, if space allows, will be charged $10/Night.
Open Season: .
Busiest Season: Memorial Day and 4th of July holiday weekends
Closest Towns: Redding, Lakehead, Shasta Lake City
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Passes: Interagency Recreation Passes: Holders of Senior and Access Passports are entitled to a 50% discount.  For more information on these passes, please go to Interagency Recreation Passes website or visit any of the Shasta-Trinity offices.
Operated By: Concessionaire to the Forest Service: Shasta Recreation Company, 14538 Wonderland Blvd., Redding, Ca
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 20 miles northeast of Redding. From I-5, take exit 698 Salt Creek/Gilman Road. Turn right at end of off ramp and follow Gilman Road east approximately 9 miles.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Total of 48 units. 37 single units and 11 double units. Average max. trailer size = 30 foot.


Camping trailer: Avg Max size = 30'-45'
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: 37 Single & 11 Double Sites
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Flush
Drinking water: Yes

Recreation Areas

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