Junction 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. Those camped at Junction City Campground have convenient access to the Trinity River and nearby to all the wonders of the National Forest to explore.


Junction City Campground

Junction City Campground is located along Highway 299 and the Trinity River, 1½ miles west of Junction City and 53 miles west of Redding. Many who stay at the campground are drawn by the excellent fly fishing in the area. In the fall, fishing for salmon is popular while steelhead take center stage in winter. Other visitors to Junction City Campground enjoy rafting, kayaking, and swimming (when water levels are safe). A few try their luck at gold panning.

Junction City Campground offers 22 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. Mature Ponderosa pines and Douglas firs offer plenty of shade. The campground has room for larger RVs and trailers. All the campsites are first-come, first-served.

Junction City Campground Basics
Junction City Campground Location: Off Highway 299, 74 miles west of Redding
Elevation: 1,130 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Redding - 74 miles
Eureka - 73 miles
Number of Sites: 35
Open - Closed: Open year-round
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

Reservations
No Reservations All sites are first come, first served.
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
Wheelchair Accessible Sites: None designated, but some facilities are accessible
Fees: $10 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, check-out Noon

Junction City Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, bear-proof food locker, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Junction City Campground: Fishing, rafting, and swimming, when water levels are safe, are popular in the Trinity River.

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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