Camp Discovery Group Camp (Red Bluff Recreation Area)

Mendocino National Forest

Camp Discovery Group Campground is a reservation only campground located just outside the full service town of Red Bluff, California. The campground has 11 screened sleeping cabins, showers, dish washing facilities, vault toilets, amphitheater, two cabanas with picnic tables, preperation tables, secure storage areas, lighting, and four large grills. Additional tent camping is available under the small conifer forest at the same location. There are Sycamore, Oak, and Cottonwood shade trees. Other visitor facilities include day use areas, campground, 4.2 miles of hiking/walking trails, boat ramp, and the Sacramento River Discovery Center.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is surrounded by mature Sycamore, Oak, and Cottonwood trees. The Sacramento River is less than a five minute walk away.

Nearby Attractions

Camp Discovery Group Campground is located in the middle of the Northern Sacramento Valley. It is two miles from the city of Red Bluff, 25 miles from Rolling Hills Casino, 34 Miles from Redding California, 40 miles from Lake Shasta, and 60 miles from Lassen Volcanic National Park.


Visitors can enjoy the 4-mile paved nature trail, which winds through flowering grasslands, wetlands and oak woodlands, providing access to an abundance of plants and wildlife, as well as incredible views of Mount Shasta, Mount Lassen and the Yolla Bolly Mountains. The nearby river provides visitors with access to a variety of water-related recreation opportunities, including fishing, boating, water skiing, jet skiing, swimming and canoeing. A variety of fish can be seen in the river, including Chinook, Steelhead, and Striped Bass.

Changes & Cancellations

Please review the rules and reservations policies for questions about refunds an d changing your reservation.

Contact Information


1000 Sale Lane Red Bluff CA 96080


825 N. Humboldt Avenue Willows CA 95988

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: (530) 934-3316

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

The Recreation Area is located adjoining the Sacramento River, just two miles from Red Bluff, California. 

From I-5, take the exit for Lassen, Highway 36 (Exit 648, Antelope Boulevard) and turn east. Turn right (south) at Sale Lane (the first light). Follow Sale Lane about 2 miles to the Red Bluff Recreation Area. Proceed through the gate and turn left at the Sacramento River Discovery Center. Follow the road to the large parking lot by the river. Camp Discovery is to the left, through a gate across the road.  

Coming from the Chico area heading North on 99E.
99E turns into Antelope Boulevard. At the second light turn left onto Sale Lane. Follow the same directions as above once on Sale Lane.

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