Minersville Campground

Trinity Lake

Shasta-Trinity National Forest


Trinity Lake


Minersville Campground at Trinity Lake

Minersville Campground at Trinity Lake

Trinity Lake Area
Attractions and Activities

Visitorswho choose Minersville Campground can select tent sites near the water. All the campsites there are close to the wonderful attractions around Trinity Lake.

  • Trinity Lake cover more than 17,000 surface acres and has 145 miles of shoreline. The lake is popular for boating, waterskiing, and fishing.
  • Follow scenic hiking trails deep into the Trinity Wilderness.
  • The Trinity River is popular for rafting.
  • Spend time at the Joss House State Historic Park in Weaverville.
  • Pick any of Trinity Lake's marinas for boat rentals.

Key Minsersville Campground Regulations

  1. Prevent problems with bears by putting all food and scented 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 help prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain your firewood locally.

Minersville Campground

Minersville Campground rests along the shore of Trinity Lake in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. Campers enjoy being close to the lake for early morning fishing or boating. Water skiing and wakeboarding are popular at Trinity Lake. At times sailboats and kayaks can be seen out on the water. The Minersville Boat Ramp is adjacent to the campground. Boats may be moored close to some campsites.

Minersville Campground offers 14 campsites in a mixed conifer and deciduous tree forest. Most campsites have views of the lake. Six walk-in, tent-only sites are close to the water and have a more primitive feel than the rest of the campground. The other campsites are well developed and can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Five campsites are doubles. Campsite #1 has electric hook-ups.

Minersville Campground Basics
Minersville Campground Location: Off Highway 3, 15 miles north of Weaverville
Elevation: 2,400 feet
Nearby Cities: 62 miles northwest of Redding
Number of Sites: 14
Open - Closed: open year-round, full services May through October
Max. People per single site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per single site: 1 (fee for additional vehicles)
Pets: On leash, always attended
Weaverville Ranger Station: (530) 623-2121

Reservations at Minersville Campground
Reservations available Mid-May through mid-September
Reservation Window: available 4 days to 6 months in advance
Max. RV/Trailer Length: 36 feet
Wheelchair accessible sites: 2 accessible sites
Fees: $20 per night for the electric site
Other sites $12 - $16
Reservations: Minersville Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, 1:00 PM

Minersville Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, bear-proof food lockers, campfire ring; one campsite with electric hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, vault toilets, tap water
Showers: Available in nearby Bushytail Campground
Dump station: No
Attractions near Minersville Campground: Hike along the 4-mile Trinity Lakeshore Trail. Launch your boat from the Minersville Boat Ramp. All around the lake find nice places for hiking and fishing. Out on the water enjoy motor-boating, waterskiing, kayaking, and sailing.

Minersville Campground at Trinity Lake

Minersville 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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