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The Best Camping in Lakehead-Lakeshore

Looking for the best camping in Lakehead-Lakeshore? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Lakehead-Lakeshore. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Lakehead-Lakeshore

  • Redding, California

    Houseboat Lake Shasta

    1 mi / 1 ft gain
    Lake Shasta sits at the foot of infamous Mt Shasta, past the major Northern California city of Redding. From the Bay Area you can count on at least a 3.5 hour drive to get to waters edge, but the drive goes by quickly just cruising on HWY 5. There are multiple Marinas on Shasta but the largest is...
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  • Redding, California

    Camp at Shasta Campground

    Shasta Campground offers 27 tent/trailer campsites, picnic tables, paved loop road, vault toilets, OHV staging area, potable water, and fire rings. To get to the campground head along Keswick Reservoir, below Shasta Dam.  Take I-5 north from Redding about 10 miles to Shasta Dam Blvd.  Follow Shas...
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  • Shasta County, California

    PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit

    97 mi / 16519 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section P - Highway 5 to Etna Summit is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Castella, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Hike to Boulder Lakes

    3.9 mi / 859 ft gain
    The upper lake (Little Boulder) is warm and perfect for swimming later in the summer. There are fairly large trout in this lake. The lower lake is bigger and has an abundance of campsites. If you want a bit more solitude, the trail continues further in two directions. Mosquitos can be a problem, ...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Camp at Hayward Flat on Trinity Lake

    We drove all around Trinity Lake and this was the best campground we found! Located right on Trinity Lake you will find Hayward Flat Campground.  From Weaverville California you will follow highway 3 north about 20 miles. Then take a right on Hayward Flat road two miles. Boom, you are there.  The...
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  • Mount Shasta, California

    Cliff Lakes and Terrace Lake

    3.66 mi / 591 ft gain
    Cliff Lakes and Terrace Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Shasta, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Granite Lake via Swift Creek Trail

    9.66 mi / 1982 ft gain
    Granite Lake via Swift Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Trinity Center, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Backpack to Bear Basin and The Four Lakes Loop

    30.1 mi
    Day 1 Swift Creek Trail Head to Bear BasinThe trip begins at the Swift Creek trailhead in the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Permits are very easy to get, just stop by the Ranger station in Weaverville, CA. They are free and can be self-issued in front of the ranger station, or you can go in if you wou...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Backpack Swift Creek

    18.1 mi / 3769 ft gain
    After the first set of switchbacks, you'll emerge in Mumford Meadows. A few switchbacks later and you'll be stunned by the huge granite cliffs. There some great spots to camp - if you cross the stream (perfect for filtering water) you'll find some more spots near the water. The furthest spot has ...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Boulder Lakes

    3.64 mi / 866 ft gain
    Boulder Lakes is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Trinity Center, California.
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Backpack Stony Ridge in the Trinity Alps

    16.5 mi / 4500 ft gain
    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 Ridge is the more popular route yet strenuous. To...
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  • Trinity Center, California

    Stoddard Lake

    5.0
    7.01 mi / 1325 ft gain
    The trail is a bit rocky, so wear sturdy hiking boots or trail runners. While your elevation gain is only 800 total, you will travel upwards of 1,982ft in elevation given the ups and downs of the trail. At mile 1.75, there is a spring that feeds into a large meadow. At mile 3, there is another sp...
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  • Shasta County, California

    Hike to the top of South Fork Mountain

    5 mi / 4181 ft gain
    Starting from the Kanaka Peak Trailhead, follow the Kanaka Peak Trail all the way, continuing on past the Peltier Trail Junction and the Kanaka Cutoff Trail Junction until the trail begins to head east (about 2-2.5 miles from the trailhead) and there is a gently sloping hill on your right that is...
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  • Mount Shasta, California

    North Fork Sacramento River and Toad Lake Loop

    9.37 mi / 1972 ft gain
    North Fork Sacramento River and Toad Lake Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Mount Shasta, California.
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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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  • Mount Shasta, California

    Upper Sisson-Callahan Trail: North Fork Sacramento to Deadfall Crest

    9.21 mi / 2707 ft gain
    Upper Sisson-Callahan Trail: North Fork Sacramento to Deadfall Crest is an out-and-back trail located near Mount Shasta, California.
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