Description

Big Flat Campground offers campsites on a wide expanse of river bar to enjoy the Trinity River. The campground is just off Highway 299 making it easy to access nearby whitewater rafting and hiking trails. After a dip in the baptismal waters of the Trinity and the smell of the bbq, you’ll be pleased with your choice.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
10 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Amenities
No picnic table

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Flat Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Nicole
Nicole L.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 2nd, 2015

Big Flat has lots of shade and places for tent camping. Enough space for many vehicles to park. A nice stream running by it as well. Or you can hike to Caribou Lake where there's a beautiful camping area for tents.

From Big Flat, a few mile hike will take you to Caribou Lake. Big Flat itself has plenty of space for car and tent camping with a stream running next to it. There is plenty of shady spots available. Many hiking trails start here. On the trail from Big Flat to Carabou Lake
Hipcamper Jonathan
Jonathan M.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 22nd, 2015

Big Flat is a sweet campground nestled in the Klamath Mountains. This camp offers a great place to mellow out beside Trinity River or a base before hiking out to Caribou Lakes.

Hipcamper Trinity
Trinity O.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 15th, 2019

Wonderful Campground worth the drive in- no low clearance vehicles. 12$ pay station and corals for horses. There are approximately 7 different trailheads from this road which extends deep into the wilderness, ideal for horses lots of water. Note this is a pack it out campground- So plan to camp after you hike as bears are also known to break into cars with trash here, I took some other backpackers trash out with me since there were leaving for 4 nights to the lake 9mile hike. LEAVE NO TRACE!

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Hipcamper Trinity O.
recommends this listing.
August 15th, 2019
Park
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(530) 226-2500
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
40.739° N, 123.205° W
$12/night
Tent / Van: 10 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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