Hirz Bay Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is 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. Hirz Bay Group campgrounds #1 and #2, and is located near Hirz Bay boat ramp.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Facility has a self-registration/fee station at the entrance.  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
Fees $23 - single site (1 vehicle and 8 people)
$46- double site (2 vehicles and 12 people) Additional vehicles, if space allows, will be charged $7 per night.
Open Season: Year round
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 of the posted fee at Forest Service facilities. These passports are available at Ranger Stations. Person over 62 years of age or the permanently disabled are eligible for these passports. There is a fee for Senior Passports. For more information on these passes, please check with the Interagency Recreation Passes website.
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

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

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


Picnic tables
Tent camping
Camping trailer