Fowlers Camp Campground - California

Top Photo: After leaving Flowlers Camp, we hopped on IH 5 and saw this. A reminder that some of the politics is a tad different around here.

"Fowlers Camp Campground, located in the tall pines on the McCloud River outside McCloud, CA. Great views of Mount Shasta from the nearby Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway."


Fowlers Camp Forest Service Campground: Site 37, this site has water nearby, no dump station, 39 sites, 3,400 ft elevation. June 22nd - 26th.

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Found in the heart of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest, the Fowlers Camp Campground offers a peaceful and beautiful camping experience just a short distance from Mt. Shasta. Here's what you can expect from this hidden gem:

Location and Amenities

  • Located on the Upper McCloud River at an elevation of 3,400 feet
  • 39 individual campsites with picnic tables, fire rings, and access to vault toilets and piped drinking water
  • Suitable for both tents and RVs
  • Ample shade and privacy from the surrounding trees

Outdoor Activities
One of the main attractions of Fowlers Camp is its proximity to the McCloud River, which flows just below the campground. Here are some activities you can enjoy:

  • Swimming: Take a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the McCloud River.
  • Fishing: Cast your line and try your luck at catching trout or salmon.
  • Exploring Waterfalls: Visit the nearby McCloud River Three Falls and discover their natural beauty.
  • Hiking: Explore a network of hiking trails that lead to waterfalls and scenic overlooks.

Nearby Town Access
In addition to its natural beauty, Fowlers Camp is conveniently located just five miles east of McCloud, California. This provides easy access to:

  • Supplies
  • Dining options
  • Other amenities

Important Information
It's important to note that camping is only allowed within designated paid developed campgrounds along the McCloud River Loop, and no camping is permitted outside of these areas. Fowlers Camp is one of the few such designated campgrounds in the region, making it a popular choice for those seeking to experience the natural beauty of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

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