Alpine View Campground

Trinity Lake

Shasta-Trinity National Forest


Trinity Lake


Alpine View Campground at Trinity Lake

Alpine View Campground at Trinity Lake

Trinity Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

Campers at Alpine View Campground can enjoy all the great facilities around Trinity Lake.

  • Trinity Lake offers 17,000 surface acres and 145 miles of shoreline, great for fishing, boating, and water skiing.
  • Find good hiking and camping in the Trinity Wilderness.
  • Raft the Trinity River with an experienced rafting company.
  • Tour the Joss House State Historic Park in Weaverville.
  • Rent a boat at one of Trinity Lake's marinas.

Key Alpine View Campground Regulations

  1. Avoid problems with bears by securing all food and similar items in bear-proof lockers.
  2. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times. At night they must be kept in a vehicle or tent.
  3. To avoid the spread of harmful insects, obtain your firewood locally.

Alpine View Campground

Alpine View Campground is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, on the shore of Trinity Lake. Visitors here enjoy the forest shoreline of Trinity Lake for hiking and mountain biking. Boaters take advantage of nearby Bowerman boat ramp. Fishing, waterskiing, and sailing are popular on the lake. Alpine View Campground is especially well designed for those with handicaps since many facilities and features are wheelchair accessible.

Alpine View Campground has 53 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. The campsites are arranged in three loops. Some campsites on loops A and B have lake views. Nearly all of the sites are wheelchair accessible, as are many trails and restrooms. The campground is in a cedar and Douglas fir forest with an undergrowth of ferns.

Alpine View Campground Basics
Alpine View Campground Location: Guy Covington Rd. off Highway 3, 22½ miles north of Weaverville
Elevation: 2,400 feet
Nearby Cities: 60 miles northwest of Redding
Number of Sites: 53
Open - Closed: Mid-May through mid-September
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Information: (530) 275-8113

Reservations at Alpine View Campground
Reservations Available: Whenever campground is open
Reservation Window: available 4 days to 6 months in advance
Max. RV/Trailer Length: 32 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: all
Fees: $20 per night
Plus $9 reservation fee
Reservations: Alpine View Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, 1:00 PM

Alpine View Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker (most with bear-proof lockers), fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water (April - October)
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Alpine View Campground: Hike the 0.3-mile Lake Trail. Take advantage of the Bowerman boat ramp ($7 fee). Set out to explore local hiking trails. Get out on the water for fishing, motor-boating, waterskiing, sailing, and kayaking.

Alpine View Campground at Trinity Lake

Alpine View Campground at Trinity Lake

General Camping Information for Trinity 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.

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