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ALPINE VIEW CAMPGROUND, CA

part ofSHASTA-TRINITY NATIONAL FOREST, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Tue Sep 30 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Alpine View Campground is located in the Trinity Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area at an elevation of 2,400 feet. This facility is a great choice for children, the elderly and those with accessibility needs who require well-developed trails and campsites. Visitors enjoy a variety of recreational activities in a beautiful setting.

Natural Features:

This scenic campground has three loops (A, B and C) with sites that wind through a grove of Douglas fir and cedar with an understory of ferns. Some sites in Loops A and B have a view of Trinity Lake.

Bears frequent the area, but a wide variety of wildlife may be seen in and around Trinity Lake.

Recreation:

The area offers excellent opportunities for fishing, boating and hiking around Trinity Lake. The campground is very popular with the boating public, as the Bowerman boat ramp is located a quarter-mile before the campground entrance.

Anglers can fish for catfish, as well as different varieties of trout, salmon and bass. Hikers can access several trails in the area, including the 0.3-mile Lake Trail.

Facilities:

This is a 53-unit family campground that offers several accessible campsites and three accessible restrooms with flush toilets. The campground features paved social areas, roads and spurs. The maximum vehicle length is 32 feet.

Each campsite is furnished with a picnic table and campfire ring. Some of the campsites have bear-proof food storage lockers. Drinking water is provided.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Hiking
  • Lake Access
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Parking Area
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Picnic Area
  • RV sites
  • Sailing
  • Tent sites
  • Trails
  • Water Skiing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
Know Before You Go
  • Be bear aware: store all food and scented products in provided bear-proof lockers
  • $7 day use fee charged at Bowerman boat ramp
  • No hookups available
  • Learn more about Shasta-Trinity National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.88706, -122.76581
40°53'13"N, 122°45'57"W

From Weaverville: take Highway 3 north for 22.5 miles. Turn right on Guy Covington Road for 2.4 miles to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

ALPINE VIEW CAMPGROUND
P.O. Box 1190
Reading  CA  96003

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)275-8113
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