The Best Camping in Junction City

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Top camping spots in and near Junction City

  • Junction City, California

    Camp at Junction City Campground

    3.0
    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 299.Dogs are welcome in the campground -- please k...
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  • Junction City, California

    Fly Fish the Trinity River

    5.0
    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 hour journey from San Francisco, we made it to our...
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  • Junction City, California

    Hike to East Weaver Lake

    2.9 mi / 885 ft gain
    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 is on the right. 
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  • Douglas City, California

    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 the Trinity River. Follow State Highway 299 to Dougl...
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  • Douglas City, California

    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 forces closure.  The campground is home to 12 camping s...
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  • Junction City, California

    Canyon Creek Lakes Trail

    15.2 mi / 2687 ft gain
    Canyon Creek Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Weaverville, California.
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  • Junction City, California

    Boulder Creek Lakes and Forbidden Lakes

    14.58 mi / 2841 ft gain
    Boulder Creek Lakes and Forbidden Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Junction City, California.
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  • Junction City, California

    Canyon Creek Lakes

    4.4
    14.35 mi / 2605 ft gain
    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. This 16 mile roundtrip hike has an overall elevatio...
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  • Junction City, California

    Backcountry Camp in the Canyon Creek Drainage

    9 mi / 2600 ft gain
    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 Sawtooth Peak – surround the basin and offer adventurer...
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  • Junction City, California

    Scramble Thompson Peak

    22.7 mi / 6100 ft gain
    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 off-trail adventure officially begins. I’d recommend...
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  • Junction City, California

    Canyon Creek Lakes & L Lake Trail

    16.93 mi / 3497 ft gain
    Canyon Creek Lakes & L Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Lewiston, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Stuart Fork Trail to Emerald and Sapphire Lakes

    5.0
    27.06 mi / 4213 ft gain
    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 level, following an old road to the wilderness bou...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Stuart Fork to Alpine Lake

    16 mi / 4265 ft gain
    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 are too early in the summer season the snowpack wi...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Backpack Stuart Fork to Emerald and Sapphire Lake

    25 mi / 4448 ft gain
    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. If you choose to make it a three day, the meadows ...
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  • Big Bar, California

    Hobo Gulch Trail

    5.35 mi / 1063 ft gain
    Hobo Gulch Trail is an out-and-back trail that is dog friendly (on-leash) located near Junction City, California.
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  • Big Bar, California

    Rattlesnake Creek to Papoose Lake

    23.2 mi / 5793 ft gain
    Rattlesnake Creek to Papoose Lake is an out and back trail that takes you by a river located near Weaverville, California
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