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Overview

The Hirz Bay Group 1 Campground sits on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake in a forest of oak and Manzanita. A variety of recreational activities are offered here, including a nearby boat ramp for water sports and a hiking trail. This camp is ideal for groups of up to 120 people.

Recreation

The nearest boat launch is about 1 mile away at Hirz Bay. Hikers can access the 2-mile Hirz Bay Trail near the campground. 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.

Facilities

The camp offers a picnic area, 2 large pedestal grills, 1 large fire ring, 2 large sinks with faucets and a paved parking lot with 21 spaces. The parking area is separate from the camping area.

Vault toilets are provided.

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

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