McBride Springs Campground

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Mount Shasta and Lake Siskiyou

McBride Springs Campground on the slopes of Mount Shasta

McBride Springs Campground

Mount Shasta Area
Attractions and Activities

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

McBride Springs Campground

McBride Springs Campground is on the lower slopes of Mount Shasta in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The campground is only 5 miles east of the town of Mount Shasta along Interstate 5. Visitors to the campground enjoy access to nearby hiking trails around the slopes of Mt. Shasta. Filtered views of the summit of Mount Shasta, looming overhead, can be seen from the campground. A short distance from the campground are wonderful views of the mountains to the west.

McBride Springs Campground has 12 campsites which can accommodate small RVs, trailers, an tents. A nearby spring flows into a seasonal creek, and hand-pumps provide drinking water for campers. The campground has a 7-day limit.

Campground Basics
Location: Everitt Memorial Highway off West Lake St. in Mount Shasta
Elevation: 4,870 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Redding - 67 miles
Number of Sites: 12
Open - Closed: Late-May through October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2
Pets: on leash, always attended
Shasta-Trinity National Forest: (530) 926-4511

No Reservations First come, first served
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 16 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated
Fees: $10 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, check-out Noon

McBride Springs Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, hand-pumped water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Nearby trails at Bunny Flat and Panther Meadows, great star gazing

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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