Bridge Camp Campground

Trinity Lake

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Trinity Lake

Bridge Camp Campground near Trinity Lake

Bridge Camp Campground near Trinity Lake

Trinity Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

Campers at Bridge Camp Campground have a quiet place to relax along a stream, only 3 miles from Trinity Lake.

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

Key Bridge Camp Campground Regulations

  1. Avoid problems with bears by placing 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 prevent the spread of harmful insects, obtain your firewood locally.

Bridge Camp Campground

Bridge Camp Campground is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, along the Stuart Fork about 3 miles west of Trinity Lake. The narrow access road is paved as it passes through Alpine Lakes Resort and then turns to gravel. The campground is most popular as an equestrian and hikers' base for those heading out into the Trinity Wilderness. Visitors to the site also enjoy relaxing in its tranquil setting, fishing, and photography.

Bridge Camp Campground has 10 attractive campsites for small RVs, trailers, and tents. All of the sites are first-come, first-served. The campground is spread along the stream's edge and is thickly wooded with Douglas fir and mixed deciduous trees. A couple of the campsites are walk-in. Corrals for horses are at the upper end of the camp.

Bridge Camp Campground Basics
Bridge Camp Campground Location: Trinity Alps Lake Resort Rd., 3 miles off Highway 3 at Stuart Fork
Elevation: 2,700 feet
Nearby Cities: 55 miles northwest of Redding
Number of Sites: 10
Open - Closed: year-round, but limited services in winter
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Weaverville Ranger Station: (530) 623-2121

No Reservations First come, first served
Max. RV/Trailer Length: 20 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated
Fees: $12 per night
Check-in, check-out: any time, 1:00 PM

Bridge Camp Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker (some with bear-proof lockers), fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: restrooms with flush toilets, tap water (May - October), horse corral, hitching rails
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Attractions near Bridge Camp Campground: Find nearby trails into the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Use the Stuart's Fork Trailhead. Equestrians find horse corrals available. The Hotfoot Bridge Camp Siphon is located here. The siphon brought water from 1898 through 1914 to the LaGrange Hydraulic Mine.

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.

Bridge Camp corrals near Trinity Lake

Bridge Camp Corrals

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