Eagle Creek (CA)

Shasta-Trinity National Forest

Eagle Creek Campground is located on Trinity River and Eagle Creek, it has 17 single sites with an average back in around 16ft. This campground has vault restrooms and no water. There are picnic tables and fire rings with grills on top located at each site. The road is rough and it is a more primitive campground.

This Campground is on a First Come - First Serve Basis, vistors are required to physically be at the campground to purchase and claim a site. You must also occupy the area the day you pay for it, no advance payments. We encourage our visitors to download the recreation.gov app to take advantage of the Scan & Pay Option. There is also a Iron Ranger on site that you can pay with cash or check. 

A public boat ramp is located approximately 20 miles away at Bowerman (dependent on water level). 

To view current ramp information visit our website: Ramp Information  

Need to Know

Natural Features

Trinity Lake is one of the largest reservoirs in California, it has an elevation around 2,387' with around 145 miles of shoreline. Trinity is made up of 3 arms: Papose, Buckeye and Stuart Fork Arm. The Water Volume of Trinity Lake: 2,447,650 acre-ft. There are a variety of coves and arms perfect for fishing or a quiet picnic on the water. The main body of the lake has plenty of room for water sports like wakeboarding or tubing. 

Nearby Attractions

There are several attractions in the area for a list view our website: Local Attractions


Trinity offers wholesome memories, perfect for families, adventures and everything in-between. There are multiple hiking trails and rivers making it the perfect destination for exploration. Popular activities on Trinity Lake include boating, fishing, sailing and water skiing. 

Different Species of fish in Trinity Lake include smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, rainbow trout, catfish, kokanee salmon, Chinook salmon.

Bass fishing – dredger piles near the head of the lake is the most promising locations. Fishing near the shoreline during spring (March-June) is best.

Trout fishing – found year-round throughout the lake but best during spring where they can be found nearly anywhere. During the summer months trout tend to stay near the mouths of the major tributaries.

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Eagle Creek Campground is located 41 miles north of Weaverville 

Going north on Hwy 3 follow for about 40 miles. Turn left onto Eagle Creek Rd about 1 mile campground is on the left. 

Campground can also be mapped via google maps. 

Available Campsites

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