Bushytail

Granite Peak Road

Overview

Bushytail Campground is nestled in a grove of tall Douglas firs and Ponderosa Pines, just a short distance from Trinity Lake.

This campground makes an excellent base for enjoying a variety of water sports, sightseeing and other activities and is ideal for single families and small groups.

Recreation

Trinity Lake offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including boating, water skiing, sailing, swimming and fishing. Anglers can catch catfish, in addition to a variety of salmon, trout and bass.

The Clark Springs Public Boat Ramp is less than a mile from Bushytail Campground.

Hikers may be interested in the 4-mile Trinity Lakeshore Trail, which starts at the nearby Clark Springs Campground.

Facilities

Bushytail offers single, double, triple and quad sites. All sites have grills, bear-proof food lockers, campfire rings and picnic tables.

This campground has electric and water hookups in most sites and paved parking spurs. Flush toilets and drinking water are available. There are 2 coin-operated showers.

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.

Bushytail Campground is part of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area. Nearby Trinity Lake sits at an elevation of 2,370 feet and is surrounded by the Trinity Alps.

Black bears are frequently spotted in the area, as well as bobcats, mountain lions and a variety of bird species.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby town of Weaverville is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This former mining town offers restaurants, shopping and self-guided walking tours.

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