The best camping near McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park adventure.

The best camping near McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park adventure.

Camping near McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park

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Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park adventure.

Hike to magnificent waterfalls or spend the night in a cabin in this Redding-area park.  

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Mill Creek Resort

48 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents12 acres · Mineral, CA
Welcome! We’re Jillian and Joe, along with our sidekicks Sonora + Ayla, the brains and the brawn behind Mill Creek Resort. Since 2017, we have been pouring every ounce of our love and energy into this landmark 1930’s resort. We take great pride in honoring it's rich history while creating a space for the next generation of mountain adventurers. Nestled in 12 acres of cedars and towering pines on the south side of Lassen Volcanic National Park, we offer 9 cabins open year-round, along with 17 campsites, some featuring glamping tents and 8 RV spots, one featuring a vintage 70's trailer and 2015 modern RV. We hope your path leads you here to experience all that Lassen has to offer. Miles of trails, pristine waters, dark skies, and wildlife abound, all awaiting to be discovered. Find your Wild, be kind, and leave no trace.
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Trailer Lane Campground

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents15 acres · Weed, CA
Conveniently located long I-5 just south of the CA/OR border, we have 15 acres that are a mix of conifer forest and a chaparral hilltop with spectacular views of Mount Shasta. Our small, friendly campground offers clean, comfortable bathrooms with (free!) hot showers and a coin-op laundry room. Community fire pit and BBQ area, too! Minutes from world-class fishing, hiking, climbing, kayaking, skiing... all year long, it's an outdoorsmans paradise! Use us as your base camp for all your North State adventures! Did we mention we have goats & chickens to watch, feed & pet? Fruit trees & wild blackberries. Walking trails through the forest, and the most perfect hilltop spot to kick back in our comfy Adirondacks with a glass of wine to stargaze.
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Camp Stoney Meadows

13 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents120 acres · Big Bend, CA
Our 120 acres is adjacent to Shasta Trinity National Forest in the beautiful Cascade Range between Mt. Lassen and Mt. Shasta. It's a working ranch with tree farms, animals, hydroelectric power, sawmill, gardens, orchards, creeks, springs, trails, and our camp alongside Kosk Creek. We're 54 miles from Redding off of 299E, (about 1-1/2 hour drive). The last mile or so of the road here can be pretty rough, but on arrival, you'll know it's worth the trip! No Cell phone service available here, so it's the perfect opportunity to unplug. We do have a land line up at the house in case of an emergency. Also, if you really need it, WiFi is available at the house.
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Kosk Creek Campgrounds

25 sites · RVs, Tents50 acres · Big Bend, CA
We are a 400 acre ranch nestled in the mountains of Shasta County. There is a mile long creek that runs through the property. We have multiple hot spring pools ranging in various temperatures. Dry and overland campsites available. Activities: Boating, hiking, kayaking, 4x4, mountain bike, and fishing.
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Muladhara Vector Camp Mount Shasta

7 sites · RVs, Tents3 acres · Montague, CA
Welcome to our Hipcamp location in Siskiyou County, situated at the foot of the majestic Mount Shasta. The best view of Mount Shasta (Root Chakra) in the County is included in your stay. We are a fun-loving group of outdoor enthusiasts who are passionate about sharing our love for adventure with our guests. As a professional guide since 1986, our host is an expert in white water rafting, with lots of experience in Class 5 rapids. If you're up for a thrilling adventure, ask your Host “ What’s up with the heart-racing rafting rou After a day of outdoor activities, we like to unwind by socializing with our guests. We BBQ and drink really good local beer while competing on our in-house (our rules, LOL) volleyball and horseshoe courts. Our location boasts a state-of-the-art auto shop, equipped to help anyone traveling with any mechanical issues (Even if you are not a booked guest). We also offer a variety of workshops to teach our guests various skills such as building a small cabin or a 10,000 sq. ft. custom handcrafted log home. We'll teach you how to use a scribing tool to fit logs together, make log furniture, and grow food. We even have raised bed designs with high tunnels for year-round gardening, and we teach cloning methods for healthier plants, composting, and making custom soil designed to your specific needs. If you're interested in Permaculture, Hugelkultur, or Aquaponics, we've got you covered. We are certified. We'll teach you everything you need to know about properly using chainsaws (non-operating), including instruction on using an Alaskan Mill, maintenance and repair, wood splitting, and stacking. For those interested in firearms (without ammunition) or crossbows, we'll teach you cleaning, maintenance, and safety. If you have no clue about mechanics, “You should” out there doing all this traveling. We even offer a workshop on small engines to big engines maintenance and repair, as well as the use of diagnostics and the necessary tools. For those who want to take things to the next level, we offer a 1-hour crash course on the maintenance, safety, and operation of a Bobcat E45 excavator. Friday night is movie night at our outdoor projection screen Our location is surrounded by breathtaking outdoor scenery, including a variety of rivers, lakes, and museums. We are proud of the Native history in the area. Be aware of Lemurians and Bigfoot. Whether you want to hike, fish, or explore the local museums, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Come join us at our Hipcamp location for an unforgettable outdoor adventure!
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Juniper Valley Campsites

2 sites · RVs, Tents24 acres · Weed, CA
 
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Juniper Spur Ranch

3 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Weed, CA
Welcome to Juniper Spur Ranch! Directions: GPS Juniper Valley Spur....this is a short culdesac road with a road sign at the entrance off Juniper Valley Drive. There is a green pipe rail gate at the end. This gate has a combination lock. You will receive the current combination code 2 days before your arrival. If you are turning onto a dirt road without a sign....you are on the wrong road. Juniper Valley Spur is my short culdesac road with a green pipe rail gate at the end. We have 3 RV sites available for campers to book. Please note that we do not have RV hookups for any of the sites. You will be parking on loose gravel and the sites are flat. We can accommodate most RVs/trailers, if you are uncertain about the size just send me a message. There is a portapotty in the hay barn cleaned regularly and a water spigot for non-potable water uses or for a quick outdoor shower with a handheld spritzer. It is not enclosed so you will need to be discreet. Pets are allowed at campsites #2 and #3 only. These campsites are farthest from the horses and dogs. Please keep dogs on leash at all times. Our property offers a beautiful view of Mount Shasta. Nature lovers, extreme sports enthusiasts, family vacationers and retirees, can all enjoy the vast recreational opportunities this area has to offer. Lake Siskiyou is about 20 miles south and offers a wonderful 7-mile hiking trail around the entire lake. Bring your horses too. I have a couple of electric-fenced paddocks for visitors.
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Alpaca on the Rocks

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Weed, CA
Our ranch, Alpaca on the Rocks, is 5 acres, located near the small town of Weed in northernmost California. We have 10 alpaca along with mini-donkeys and horses, a mini-mule, assorted cats and dogs, Icelandic sheep, and Kune Kune pigs. This is quite a place: There are the sounds - the odd mutterings of the alpaca, the constant hooting of doves, the off and on braying of donkeys. There are the sights of the country life that surrounds us, the cattle and sheep of the ranch behind us, and the horses grazing in the meadow across the road. And a final and impossible to miss addition to the sights and sounds for you to take home - the solitary 14,179 foot Mount Shasta presiding calmly over its domain.
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Alpen Vineyard Hideaway

6 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Trinity Center, CA
Alpen Cellars Winery was established on a family ranch in the spring of 1984; it is situated in a picturesque mountain valley at the foot of towering craggy peaks in the rugged Trinity Lake region of Trinity County, California. Alpen Cellars is a family venture in which each of us take part in the long painstaking process of wine production. From pruning to harvest, crush to fermentation and bottling, we strive for fine wine and a connection to our customers. It may seem like an unlikely location to grow wine grapes, but the combination of high elevation and favorable microclimate provide the ideal conditions for early maturing grapes.
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Peter's Forest Vacation Rentals

8 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents18 acres · Shingletown, CA
Living Springs Resort, a peaceful campground nestled in the woods with majestic tall pine and cedar trees close to Lassen Volcanic National Park. There's also a lake and a year round creek with fish on the property where you can relax in the natural & peaceful wooded setting . Quiet and beautiful place to enjoy with your friends and family. Guests from all backgrounds are welcome.The "LIVE" well water is drinkable and extremely clean straight out of the volcanic ground without anything added to it, lab tested every month.Amazing attractions near by like Subway Lava Tube Cave, Burney Falls, Shasta Lake and Caverns, Whiskeytown Lake and all amazing lakes and hiking trails up on Lassen.About 15 miles from Lassen National Volcanic Park. 
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Hawk's Nest Tionesta RV & Cabin

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents20 acres · Tulelake, CA
Welcome to Hawk's Nest Tionesta RV & Cabins!Tucked away in spectacular Modoc National Forest at the base of Timber Mountain, Hawk's Nest Tionesta is one of the best kept secrets in the West. You won’t find a better place to enjoy Northern CA cabins and RV & tent camping. Just 15 minutes from Lava Beds Nat'l Monument, we offer some of the best camping in Northern CA.
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Roca Ranch Camp

1 site · RV10 acres · Weed, CA
Welcome to Roca Ranch Camp. This camp is ideal for those that want to be off the beaten path ... on the road less traveled yet conveniently located less than 10 minutes from Mt Shasta and 5 minutes to Weed. The Camp is on 10 pristine acres in the Hammond Ranch area with a beautiful view of Mt Shasta to the East. 25' RVs with tow car OK/ Sprinter Vans/ Class C with tow car OK/Class B/ Trailer 25' with tow OK. If you are a bit longer just text us and we can see if it can work. All campers must be self contained with holding tanks. NO TENT CAMPING. This camp is for SELF CONTAINED RVs. Doggies are allowed and should be leased for the safety of wildlife. All pets must sleep in your RV. There are many critters out at night! The camp is by a beautiful Zinnia garden which blooms in the summer and a small orchard which is all fenced in. The property is wooded and has a view of Mt Shasta from the camp. The camp has a picnic table, two outdoor chairs and a Solo wood campfire stove with spark arrester that can be used as long as there are no fire restrictions. We can update you on all fire restrictions upon arrival. There is a cool soaking tub available to beat the heat during the summer months! There are several walks right from the Camp to a beautiful pond and hill walks for panoramic views. All dirt roads... so great mountain bike exploring! You will be surrounded by beautiful large Ponderosa Pines, wild flowers and White Fir trees. There is open sky for star gazing and no lights to obstruct your sky views. This is a very quiet area that is visited by deer, bears, many species of birds, eagles, owls, rabbits, fox, hawks and more. Happy Camping!!!
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The best camping near McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park guide

Overview

About

Situated in the Lassen National Forest, northwest of Redding, McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is a popular spot for hiking and camping, particularly in the summer months. The park's star attraction is Burney Falls, a 129-foot-tall waterfall with multiple streams that descend into a basin below. Other features include fishing docks, a boat launch, and around five miles of hiking trails, and the Pacific Crest Trail passes through here. While the park gets a lot of day-use visitors, there are two connected campgrounds plus a couple dozen cabins for rent.

Notable campgrounds

  • Best for accessible camping: Rim Camp has two accessible cabins and seven accessible campsites.
  • Best for hikers: Pioneer Camp offers direct access to the Pioneer Cemetery Trail.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  1. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis from Labor Day until mid-May.
  2. If you are visiting between mid-May and Labor Day, you can book your site up to six months in advance on the California State Parks website or over the phone.
  3. If you plan to come during the non-reservable period, it's a good idea to arrive early to secure your spot, particularly in May and September.
  4. If you don't manage to secure a campsite at McArthur Burney Falls, there are plenty of alternatives in the area, including private campsites and campgrounds managed by the Lassen National Forest.

When to go

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park is open year-round, though it’s at its busiest during the summer months when parking lots often fill up early in the day. The best time to camp is from May through September, when temperatures are generally warm and pleasant. The park also hosts an annual Heritage Day in October with demonstrations focused on life in the late 1800s.

Know before you go

  • The closest place to pick up supplies and groceries is the town of Burney, a 15-minute drive away.
  • Vehicles over 32 feet long are not allowed into the park or the campground.
  • Dogs are allowed in the parking areas and at the campground. However, they are not allowed on the trails near the falls or on the beach, and cannot be left unattended in vehicles.
  • Campsites 1, 3, 23, 27, 30, 47, and 51 are ADA accessible, as are the showers and restrooms. Cabins 59 and 62 are also accessible.

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