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Summary

Hirz Bay Campground is located on a hilltop overlooking the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake, offering a variety of recreational activities, including a boat ramp, hiking trail and a variety of water sports. Facilities include a pay phone, drinking water, flush toilets, and a bear-proof food locker. Visitors can also take advantage of the nearby Lake Shasta Caverns and the Hirz Mountain Lookout for breathtaking views of the Cascade Range.

Overview

Hirz Bay Campground is nestled among Manzanita and oak trees on a hilltop overlooking the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake. The scenic location offers a variety of recreational activities, including a nearby boat ramp for water sports and a hiking trail.

Recreation

The nearest boat launch is about 1 mile away at Hirz Bay. Resorts on the lake have watercraft rentals and marinas with fuel.

Popular water activities include power and non-motorized boating, fishing and water skiing. Lake Shasta offers excellent fishing for trout, catfish, Chinook salmon, crappie, bluegill, white sturgeon, brown bullhead and bass.

Hikers can access the 2-mile Hirz Bay Trail from the campground.

Facilities

Each campsite contains a paved parking spur, a table, a bear-proof food locker and one fire ring. This campground has a pay phone, drinking water, flush toilets and an overflow parking area.

Natural Features

Shasta-Trinity is the largest national forest in California with a diverse landscape encompassing five wilderness areas, hundreds of mountain lakes and 6,278 miles of streams and rivers.

Lake Shasta sits at an elevation of 1,067 feet, with 365 miles of shoreline punctuated by steep mountains blanketed in manzanita and evergreens. A snow-capped Mount Shasta, the second-tallest mountain in the Cascade Range, looms in the distance.

Nearby Attractions

Lake Shasta Caverns are also located on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake in an area know as the Grey Rocks. Tours are given daily at this privately owned facility.

The nearby Hirz Mountain Lookout offers panoramic views of Mt. Shasta, Mt. Lassen and the surrounding area at an elevation of 3,500 feet.
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Campground Matrix

Set alerts at more campgrounds to increase your odds of getting a place to stay! Below is a list of the closest campgrounds supported on Campflare. Or, view all campgrounds in Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

Nearby Campgrounds Distance Notification Rate
Hirz Bay Group 1
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
0.0mi 83%
Hirz Bay Group 2
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
0.0mi 82%
Dekkas Rock
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
1.0mi 83%
Hirz Cabin
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
1.0mi 90%
Moore Creek
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
2.2mi 79%
Hirz Mountain Lookout
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
3.3mi 73%
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