Fowlers Camp Campground

Shasta-Trinity National Forest


Upper McCloud Falls


Fowlers Campground, McCloud River, CA

Fowlers Camp Campground

Mount Shasta Area
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to the greater Mount Shasta area find an abundance of scenic attractions and interesting destinations.


Fowlers Camp Campground

Fowlers Camp Campground is along the McCloud River, 7 miles east of the town of McCloud and 16 miles east of Interstate 5. The campground is best known for its proximity to a number of beautiful waterfalls, including Lower, Middle, and Upper Falls. Trails lead from the campground to the various falls. Also roads connect to overlooks of the falls. Swimming is popular in summer when the river levels are safe. Fishing is good all along the river.

Fowlers Camp Campground has 39 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. One campsite is a double. Reservations are now available for Fowlers Camp Campground. All except for 8 sites may now be reserved ahead of time. The campsites are well spaced and have plenty of shade from a conifer forest. All the sites and most facilities are wheelchair accessible. The campground has a 14 day limit.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Highway 89, 16 miles east of Interstate 5
Elevation: 3,390 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Redding - 79 miles
Number of Sites: 39
Open - Closed: Late April to mid-October
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2
Pets: well-behaved pets only, on leash, always attended
McCloud Ranger Station: (530) 964-2184

Fowlers Camp Campground Reservations
Reservations Available Reservations are now available for most campsites from 3 days up to 6 months prior to arrival date. Eight sites remain first-come, first-served
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 30 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: All campsites and most facilities are accessible.
Fees: $15 per night
Reservations: Fowlers Camp Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 3:00 PM, check-out 2:00 PM

Fowlers Camp Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill, some sites have bear-resistant food lockers; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, piped water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Trails to all 3 waterfalls, fishing, swimming when water levels are safe, 5 miles to McCloud Swimming Hole, Lake Shasta, Mt. Shasta

Fowler Falls, McCloud River, CA

Lower McCloud Falls

Middle Fowlers Falls, McCloud River, CA

Middle McCloud Falls

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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