Antlers Campground

Shasta Lake

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Shasta Lake

Antlers Campground at Shasta Lake.

Antlers Campground

Shasta Lake
Attractions and Activities

Shasta Lake is one of the most popular recreation lakes in the state. Campers at Antlers Campground find easy acccess to all the attractions of the lake.

  • At full capacity Shasta Lake has 30,000 surface acres and 365 miles of shoreline.
  • Multiple marinas, boat rental facilities, and launch ramps are available. For more information about boating, see California's Greatest Lakes - Shasta Lake.
  • Shasta Caverns has guided tours of the caves and dinner cruises on Shasta.
  • Summer interpretive programs are offered on weekends at many campgrounds.
  • Take a free, 1-hour Shasta Dam Tour. A great choice on a hot day.
  • Stop in at the Shasta Lake Visitor Center along Interstate 5 north of Redding for information about the local area.

Key Antlers Campground Regulations

  1. Bears: Store all food and similar items in bear-proof lockers, not in vehicles.
  2. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times. At night they must be kept in a vehicle or tent.

Antlers Campground

Antlers Campground is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, on the upper Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake. Visitors to the campground have an abundance of recreational opportunities in the lake. Fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding, boating, and hiking are popular activities. While some sites are close to the water, direct access from the campground to the lake is difficult. The adjacent Antlers boat ramp provides easy access to Shasta Lake's expanse of water.

Antlers Campground has 49 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Eight of the campsites are doubles. Some of the campsites have views of the lake, but most are set back among the trees. Oak and pine trees provide shade. Freeway noise can be heard throughout the campground.

Antlers Campground Basics
Antlers Campground Location: Off Interstate 5 at Antlers Rd./ Lakeshore Dr., 22 miles north of Redding
Elevation: 1,090 feet
Nearby Cities: 22 miles north of Redding
Number of Sites: 49
Open - Closed: Open most of the year
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Shasta Lake Visitor Information Center: (530) 275-1589

Reservations for Antlers Campground
Reservations Available: May though September, otherwise first come, first served
Reservation Window: available 4 days to 6 months in advance
Max. RV/Trailer Length: 35 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated
Fees: $20 per night for single site, $35 for double
Plus $9 reservation fee
Reservations: Antlers Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 3:00 PM, Noon

Antlers Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets and vault toilets, tap water, amphitheater
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Antlers Campground: Shasta Lake, boating, fishing, waterskiing, Antlers launch ramp ($10), interpretive programs, mountain biking, cycling

General Camping Information for Shasta Lake

Opening and closing dates for some campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on weather 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.

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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