Top Adventures in Junction City

  • Camp at Junction City Campground

    Junction City Campground is home to 22 tent/trailer campsites, paved loop road, vault toilets, potable water, fire rings, and picnic tables. MAX trailer length is 40 feet. The campground is located 1.5 miles west of Junction City on State Highway ...

  • Fly Fish the Trinity River

    The Trinity River is one that is rarely visited by your typical Bay Area resident. In fact, much of true Northern California is "untouched" in the eyes of those who live in The City, which is what drew me to this place to begin with. After a five ...

  • Hike to East Weaver Lake

    The trail is used for hiking, trail running and snowshoeing. The last 30 minutes of your drive will be on a windy dirt road. 4WD is recommended. The trailhead on the top of the road features a fire lookout to explore off to the left, and the trail...

    2.9 miles 885 ft gain

  • Camp at Douglas City Campground

    The campground amenities include 20 tent/trailer campsites, group picnic area, picnic tables, telephone, beach, paved loop road, flush and vault toilets, potable water, and fire rings. MAX trailer length is 28 feet.Douglas City is located along th...

  • Camp at Steel Bridge Campground

    Steel Bridge is located along the Trinity River.  About three miles east of Douglas City on State Highway 299, turn north onto Steel Bridge Road and go about 2 miles to the campground.This campground is open from Mid-May until winter weather force...

  • Backpack to the Canyon Creek Lakes

    Numerous starting points with over 550 miles of trail and easily 50+ different featured trails depending on length and what type of activity you are are looking for. One of the more popular trails, and rightfully so, is Canyon Creek Lakes Trail. T...

    16 miles 2600 ft gain

  • Scramble Thompson Peak

    This adventure begins at the Canyon Creek Lakes in the Trinity Alps wilderness. Park at the Canyon Creek Trailhead near Junction City and hike the well-maintained and easy-to-follow trail for 8 miles. Once you reach the Canyon Creek Lakes, your of...

    22.7 miles 6100 ft gain

  • Backcountry Camp in the Canyon Creek Drainage

    The first half of the Canyon Creek Drainage is one of the most popular destinations within the Trinity Alps, but the second half goes largely unexplored and uninhabited by sojourners. Four peaks – Thompson Peak, Wedding Cake, Mt. Hilton, and Sawto...

    9 miles 2600 ft gain

  • Backpack the Stuart Fork Trail to Emerald and Sapphire Lakes

    The trail begins just past the Trinity Alps Resort, a private collection of cabins near Weaverville, CA. Hikers wanting an early start can spend the night at the Bridge Camp Campground, located next to the trailhead.The path starts out wide and le...

    30 miles 4576 ft gain

  • Hike Stuart Fork to Alpine Lake

    Nestled in the heights of the Trinity Alps, this hike to Alpine Lake is not for the faint of heart.Before embarking on this adventure call the Weaverville Ranger station to check snow levels as well as the flow of the Stuart Fork River. If you ar...

    20 miles 6000 ft gain

  • Backpack Stuart Fork to Emerald and Sapphire Lake

    The Stuart Fork to Emerald and Sapphire Lakes trail features many beautiful lakes, meadows, and an area that resembles a jungle. Dogs are able to use this trail. This trail can be done as a day hike, an overnight, or a three-day backpacking trip. ...

    25 miles 4448 ft gain

  • Backpack Stony Ridge in the Trinity Alps

    The Trinity Alps has miles and miles of beautiful trails, but one of the more stunning sections is the Four Lakes Loop. There are two main trail heads that access the trail. Long Canyon Trail and Stony Ridge Trail both are both beautiful but Stony...

    16.5 miles 4500 ft gain

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Junction City, California

      Junction City Campground

      Camp on the edge of the Trinity River in one of 22 tent/trailer campsites. Popular for fishing and pleasure boating alike, this clear, cold section of the river is world famous for its fly fishin...

    • Douglas City, California

      Steiner Flat Primitive Campground

      Camp on the edge of the Trinity River in one of 8 primitive camping sites, suitable for tent camping or small trailers. Popular for fishing and pleasure boating alike, this clear, cold section of ...

    • Douglas City, California

      Douglas City Campground

      Camp on the edge of the Trinity River in one of 20 tent/trailer campsites. Popular with fisherman and pleasure boaters alike, this clear, cold section of the river is world famous for its fly fish...

    • Douglas City, California

      Steel Bridge Campground

      Camp on the edge of the Trinity River in one of 12 camping sites. Popular for fishering and pleasure boating alike, this clear, cold section of the river is world famous for its fly fishing. Paddl...

    • Trinity Center, California

      Tannery

      Overview Tannery Gulch Campground offers four loops of sites shaded by a mix of conifer and deciduous trees on the shores of Trinity Lake. Three of the four loops offer scenic lake views. Campers a...

    • Trinity Center, California

      Stoney Group Shasta Trinity

      Overview Stoney Group Campground is nestled on the banks of Stoney Creek on the Stuart Fork Arm of Trinity Lake. This group camp can accommodate up to 60 people with tents. The sites are given some...

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