Fawn Group Campground

Trinity Lake

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Trinity Lake

Fawn Group Campground at Trinity Lake

Fawn Group Campground at Trinity Lake

Trinity Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

  • Trinity Lake with 17,000 surface acres and 145 miles of shoreline - fishing, boating, water skiing
  • Hiking, horseback riding, and camping in the Trinity Alps Wilderness
  • Raft the Trinity River
  • Joss House State Historic Park in Weaverville
  • Rent a boat at one of Trinity Lake's marinas

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Bears: Store all food and similar items in bear-proof lockers, not in vehicles.
  2. Dogs must be kept on leash and attended at all times. At night they must be kept in a vehicle or tent.

Fawn Group Campground

Fawn Group Campground is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, along the Stuart Arm of Trinity Lake. Fawn is the most popular of the group sites around the lake. Campers at Fawn Group Campground are close to the lake with opportunities for fishing, boating, and swimming. Waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, and kayaking are popular on the lake. A boat ramp is only 1 mile away, and Stoney Creek Swim Area is nearby.

Fawn Creek Group Campground is arranged in 3 loops. Loop A, the smallest of the loops, is mainly an overflow parking area. Loops B and C each can accommodate up to 100 people. Around each loop are 19 separate, well-shaded campsites.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Highway 3, 14 miles north of Weaverville
Elevation: 2,400 feet
Nearby Cities: 51 miles northwest of Redding
Number of Sites: 2, plus overflow
Open - Closed: May through September
Max. People per single site: 100 (including children)
Vehicles per single site: 30 (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Weaverville Ranger Station: (530) 623-2121

Reservations required May through September
Reservation Window: available 7 days to 12 months in advance
Max. RV/Trailer Length: 40 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: None designated
Fees: $120 per night
Reservations: Fawn Group Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 1:00 PM, Noon

Fawn Group Campground Amenities
Campsites: Each loop contains 19 separate campsites with their own tables and grills.
Common group areas have picnic tables, group pedestal grills, food storage lockers, a fire ring
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Stoney Creek Swim Area, 4-mile Trinity Lakeshore Trail, Clark Springs Launch Ramp and beach, Minersville Boat Ramp, hiking, fishing, motor-boating, waterskiing, sailing, kayaking

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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