Hirz Bay Campground

Lakehead, CA
California Outdoor Hospitality
Association Member
  • Pull Through
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer/Towable


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. 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. 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.


  • BBQ
  • Boat Launch
  • Fire Pit
  • Food Locker
  • Picnic Table
  • Potable Water
  • Restroom


  • Pet Friendly


About 23 Miles from Redding on I-5 take exit 698 (Gilman Rd) make a right onto Gilman Rd. Follow the road for 10 miles destination turn right into the Hirs Complex and the destination will be straight ahead.

Hirz Bay Campground

Hirz Bay Road, Lakehead, CA, 96051

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