Nelson Point Group Campground
Nelson Point Group Campground is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, on the Salt Creek Inlet off the Sacramento Arm of Shasta Lake. The campground is usually reserved by groups during the summer, but at other times it can be opened as an overflow campground for first come, first served camping. Nelson Point is open for walk-ins April 1-May 24. The campground is available for group rental on a reservation basis from May 26-September 10.
Nelson Point Group Campground has 8 campsites which can accommodate groups up to 60 people. However, it has no group cooking or campfire facilities.
Campsites accept small RVs, trailer, and tents. When water levels are low, the campground is a long distance from the lake. The campground has no potable water. For groups using the campground, be sure to read the note below about the Locked Entry Gates.
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.
Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.