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.
Overnight use at this location is available only through advanced reservations on Recreation.gov. No walk-ups. For a day use reservation, please contact Benjamin Gray, District Recreation Officer, at 530-934-1167.
The bunks in the sleeping cabins are made of thick plywood over wooden frames. There are no box springs or mattresses. Campers will need to bring thier own bed rolls and pillows.
There is no dump station provided.
There is no designated swim area nor lifeguard; swim at your own risk.
Maximum consecutive stay for this campground is 14 days. then you must leave for at least 16 days before returning. You cannot stay for more than 28 days in a calendar year.
Campground has an electronic gate that closes daily at 10 p.m. and opens at 6 a.m. The gate code is listed in the alerts section of your confirmation.
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Dogs must be on leash at all times.
Camp Discovery must be reserved in advance. No walk-up groups permitted.
The campground is surrounded by mature Sycamore, Oak, and Cottonwood trees. The Sacramento River is less than a five minute walk away.
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.
Please review the rules and reservations policies for questions about refunds an d changing your reservation.
1000 Sale Lane Red Bluff CA 96080
825 N. Humboldt Avenue Willows CA 95988
For campground inquiries, please call: (530) 934-3316
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.