Douglas City Campground

Trinity River

Trinity River Area
Attractions and Activities

Visitors to the magnificent Shasta-Trinity National Forest have a wide variety of interesting places to visit and scenic vistas to enjoy. Campers at Douglas City Campground have convenient access to the Trinity River and nearby to all the wonders of the National Forest to explore.

Douglas City Campground

Douglas City Campground is along Highway 299 and the Trinity River, ½ mile west of Douglas City and 38 miles west of Redding. This section of the Trinity River is popular for rafting and fishing. When water levels are safe, the two beaches at Douglas City Campground make it a great spot of swimming and tubing.

Douglas City Campground has 20 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Ponderosa pines and Douglas firs offer good shade to most campsites. Campers find restrooms with flush toilets and sinks along with potable water. All the campsites are first-come, first-served.

Douglas City Campground Basics
Douglas City Campground Location: Steiner Flat Road off Highway 299, ½ mile west of Douglas City
Elevation: 1,590 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Redding - 38 miles
Number of Sites: 20
Open - Closed: Mid-May through November
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (fee for 2nd vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Bureau of Land Management, Redding: (530) 224-2100

No Reservations All sites are first come, first served.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 28 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated, but some facilities are accessible
Fees: $10 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, check-out Noon

Douglas City Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets and sinks, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Douglas City Campground: Fishing, rafting, and swimming, when water levels are safe, are popular in the Trinity River. Gold panning is always a fun activity. Trinity River Outfitters have tackle for all kinds of fishing as well as guide services. Head over to Lewiston Lake for boating and fishing. The nearby Trinity Fly Shop has all your fly fishing needs as well as guide services.

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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