A quick detour off County Road 105, Mary Smith Campground is considered one of California’s “prettiest,” most scenic lakeside campgrounds found anywhere in the state that’s otherwise synonymous with reality TV. While not RV or drive-in friendly, Marry Smith Campground is dotted with seventeen campsites, teeming with fauna.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents
18 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Mary Smith Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Phoebe
Phoebe C.
didn't provide a recommendation.
July 21st, 2015

The sites are small and close together, especially the glamping sites. We had site #6 right on the water, people were letting their children run rampant with no regard for our space. If you are looking for peace&quiet not just a pretty setting, LOOK ELSEWHERE!

Hipcamper Fariss
Fariss R.
recommends this listing.
May 31st, 2017

There are tent sites, and already set up glamping sites with beds. Reserve way in the future.

Camping with friends outside the glamping tent. :) Overlooking the Gorgeous Lewiston Lake.
Hipcamper Simon
Simon K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 18th, 2019

We had a great time at Mary Smith Campground. We stayed in glamping site #3 and really liked it (though site #2 was our favorite). Some feedback on the campground:
- The glamping site bed is super comfortable. We fell asleep instantly and got woken up next day by the morning sun.
- The glamping sites are set up well, have enough space, each come with a fire pit, 2 plastic chairs, 2 wooden chairs, a full table + benches and a LED lantern.
- The bathrooms at are clean, flush toilets. The ranger is re-stocking toilet paper daily. Big plus!
- There are no showers at the campground. Good news is that you can simply take a swim in the lake :)
More details:

Comfy bedGlamping site #3Direct lake access
Hipcamper Simon K.
recommends this listing.
June 18th, 2019
Hipcamper Chris L.
recommends this listing.
January 19th, 2019
Hipcamper Nate S.
recommends this listing.
July 13th, 2018
Hipcamper Joe M.
recommends this listing.
September 25th, 2017
Hipcamper Sara N.
recommends this listing.
September 18th, 2017
Hipcamper Sonia I.
doesn't recommend this listing.
August 9th, 2017
Hipcamper Michael A.
recommends this listing.
July 11th, 2017
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(530) 226-2500
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40.732° N, 122.807° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 18 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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