Forest Glen Campground

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

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. Those camped at Forest Glen Campground have the South Fork Trinity River nearby and scenic Ruth Lake to the west.

Forest Glen Campground

Forest Glen Campground rests along the South Fork Trinity River in the southern part of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The campground is 76 miles west of Red Bluff via Highway 36. Campers at Forest Glen enjoy fishing, hiking, and, when water levels are safe, swimming. Experienced rock climbers know about the nearby Marble Caves, limestone cliffs ranging up to 250-feet in height. Less than an hour away is beautiful Ruth Lake with boating, water skiing, and fishing.

Forest Glen Campground has 15 campsites which can accommodate tents and small RVs or trailers. All of the sites are first-come, first-served.

Nearby is the Forest Glen Guard Station, a forest service cabin built in 1916 that can be rented for $75 per night. This charming two-story cabin includes a kitchen, bathroom, and sleeping for up to 8. Forest Glen Guard Station

Forest Glen Campground Basics
Forest Glen Campground Location: Off Highway 36, 76 miles west of Red Bluff
Elevation: 3,280 feet
Mileage from gateway cities: Red Bluff - 76 miles
Eureka - 83 miles
Number of Sites: 15
Open - Closed: May through early November
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 (fee for 2nd vehicle)
Pets: on leash, always attended
Hayfork Ranger Station: (530) 628-5227

No Reservations First come, first served
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 16 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated, but some facilities are accessible
Fees: $12 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, check-out Noon

Forest Glen Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Forest Glen Campground: Enjoy fishing, rafting and swimming in the South Fork Trinity River. Drive up to Marble Caves rocks on Flume Gulch Road or hike 3.2 miles from the campground on Marble Caves Trail. Hike on the South Fork National Recreation Trail which begins at nearby Hell Gate Campground. Drive over to Ruth Lake for boating, waterskiing, and fishing.

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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