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Trinity Outpost Wilderness Resort Cedar Grove: Camping Area

Private tent camping under the stars with dark sky.  Mountain stream running through all campsites, community areas, swimming holes and lodge with rustic accommodations.

Minimal Impact Campers Only! PACK SMART: bring a reusable water bottle & LEAVE NO TRACE!

Trinity Outpost Cedar Grove: up to 5 peo

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Trinity Outpost Wilderness Resort Cedar Grove: Camping Area

Private tent camping under the stars with dark sky.  Mountain stream running through all campsites, community areas, swimming holes and lodge with rustic accommodations.

Minimal Impact Campers Only! PACK SMART: bring a reusable water bottle & LEAVE NO TRACE!

Trinity Outpost Cedar Grove: up to 5 people. For Larger group option see our other listing: Trinity Outpost Wilderness Resort (same campground).

Secluded camping on 100+acres of woodlands, mineral springs with trails extending into national forest and wilderness area.

Check in location is our general store by the FREE public National Forest Campground next to us- We currently have ice available in our general store along with a few other items! Cash Only.

The mineral springs and trails are open to the public during the daytime. Trinity Outpost is also a WWOOF Host Farm building a organic farmstead we have many culture exchange volunteers helping us bring life back to this historic land building an organic farm and sustainable community. The campground is your to book but is also surrounded by National Forest Land which belongs to everyone. We expect zero exceptions to the leave no trace standards we have put forward for our private land share.

DO NOT EVER FEED ANY WILD ANIMALS, ANYTHING, EVER. 

(Compost bin provided at the lodge please use with care.)

Be advised: We are legit in the wilderness- take directions seriously, this is like actually real life... OK Do not blindly use GPS! Maps are not correct and do not show dirt roads and will try to drive you off a cliff. Read directions carefully then look at the map before departure. Follow directions and use odometer. Trust the signs. Stay on well traveled forest service road & do not turn unless you see a sign!

● DIRECTIONS: FILL UP GAS in Redding (from North) and in Red Bluff (South) 

-  From Red Bluff take Highway 36 west 47 miles 

-  Right turn onto Harrison Gulch Road

(10 miles past Platina in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest just past the Ranger Station. Destination is 13 miles from highway36, road will become gravel in about 2 miles continue for another 3 miles to the fork) 

Follow the signs to "Deerlick Springs National Forest Campground" 

-   Hard left U-turn up hill at the fork then in about 1000feet turn Right

(Get assistance if you are confused about right and left! Do not go right at fork is 30 mile dirt road to Douglas City)

-  Follow the National Forest Service Road 01 for another 5.5 miles to the end of the road, you will end up in the Deerlick Springs National Forest Campground pull up to the general store and wait for your host. Once on-site do not use message system please ask hosts directly for any needed assistance please.

●   From North: Warning!  Alternate GPS route from North: Douglas City and is a 30 mile dirt road, that will put hair on your chest- to top it off maps are not correct. Some people love it, some people end up on their knees praying. Take alternate routes at your own risk, not advised.

-  From Redding take i5 South past Anderson take Bowman Road exit, right onto Bowman Road and follow until meets Highway 36 make right onto the highway headed West and follow directions from Red Bluff. 

- From Northwest take 299 east to Weaverville (gas & supply) then through to Douglas City take Highway 3 Southwest toward Hayfork continue to Wildwood Road - Left turn to take Wildwood Road South to Highway 36 the Left to go East of Highway 36 less than 10 miles to Left turn onto Harrison Gulch Road and follow main directions from there. If you see the Harrison Gulch Ranger Station on the right of Highway 36 you have past the turnoff (just West of the Ranger Station) Wildwood is paved: the distance is farther but you can drive faster and is much more user friendly!

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
3 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
Wheelchair access
Essentials
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Fire ban in effect
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
No showers
Pack it out
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Trinity a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 2PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 2 nights
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking

Rugged trails for advanced mountain biking

Hiking

Easy and advanced hiking trails extending into the wilderness. The incline from our location to the summit is 3k+ Trinity's mos...Read more

Swimming

Creek is shallow but you will find swimming holes. Water is cold year round for the fish and other wildlife.

Wildlife watching

Woodpeckers, hawks, golden eagles, fox, deer & wild trout

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Trinity Outpost Cedar Grove in California.

Forest

Douglas fir, cedarwood, oak, maple, cottonwood, dogwood & madrones.

Mountainous

Chanchululla Summit is double peek 6k+ and is Trinity's most predominant peek. Summit trails climb 3k feet into the wilderness...Read more

River, stream, or creek

Browns Creek runs year round and has wild trout, salamanders and many birds.

Swimming hole

Private swimming holes along the stream

Places to see near Historic Mineral Springs

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Hipcamper Cinderela

Beautiful place!

Cinderela S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
October 1st, 2021

This is a beautiful gem of a place! The camping areas are in amongst the tall beautiful trees and some are next to a running stream. It’s a short hike to the mineral baths area. It may be 9 miles in on a mostly dirt road, which is in good shape, but it is definitely worth it! The hosts Kari and Cody are full of information about the history of the place! At one time that place used to be quite a busy settlement! Just make sure you gas up before heading there as there are no services out that way. There is a small store there in Deerlick Springs Campground.

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Hipcamper Cinthya
Cinthya O.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 20th, 2021

Beautiful! Cannot wait to stay there again. The drive is a bit long but the quiet and solitude in late September absolutely worth it.

Hipcamper JoAnn

What a gem!

Jo Ann S.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
September 7th, 2021

This diamond in the rough was perfect for a get away weekend! The sites are super spacious and the hosts super friendly! I appreciated the flush toilets and access to the outdoor sink. The forest was peaceful and I enjoyed exploring the mineral springs along the creek. I look forward to returning.

Hipcamper Claire

Can’t wait to go back!

Claire B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
August 25th, 2021

We loved our stay here! Beautiful hot springs provided a relief from the recent smoke. Fresh spring water on tap and the loveliest host!

Hipcamper Christopher
Christopher H.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 28th, 2021

Great place to stay! Remote location and campsites are distanced from each other so it is very quiet and relaxing. Has flushing toilets and a sink. High clearance vehicle did not seem necessary, but I assume taking my Cherokee made the drive in/out quicker.

Hipcamper Mitchell

Wpnderful stay!

Mitchell D.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2021

Hosts are wonderful people and ice at the store is great resource in the summer heat. So is the wonderful creek, teeming with birds, insects, garter snakes, and other animals.

Hipcamper Alexandra

Peaceful forest getaway

Alexandra C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 26th, 2021

Trinity Outpost was an awesome campsite! The camp hosts were very friendly and helpful, and the land was gorgeous. I enjoyed walking along the trails, seeing the old bath houses, and taking a dip in the swimming holes along the creek. The road to get there is long and windy, but if you follow the Host's instructions you'll have no problem. This was a great spot to get away from it all and enjoy the sounds of nature. I hope I can come back soon!

Hipcamper Bekah
Bekah C.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 22nd, 2021

This campsite was IDEAL! Seriously so perfect. The drive to the site was gorgeous and you don’t have phone service on the road there or at the site which was awesome because it makes you unplug and hang out. There is a general shop walking distance from the site that has good WiFi you have access to if you need it. The site we stayed at was located next to a running creek that was nice to fall asleep to. We appreciated the bathrooms that had clean, flushing toilets. The site is located on an old homestead and I wish we could have stayed longer.

Hipcamper Patrick

Hidden healing gem

Patrick B.
recommends this listing.
(Dispersed site)
July 19th, 2021

Totally worth it and especially enjoyed cooling down in the creek and mineral springs. The owners have a really nice story if you get a chance to talk with them. Follow the directions and trust that the windy gravel road you go down is headed to the right place. One love

Property
Historic Mineral Springs
State
California
Country
United States
$10/night
3 Sites