Sims Flat Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

West of Tombstone Mountain, east of I-5.
Northern California

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 19

About: Historic location of Civilian Conservation Corps camp in the 1930's. Interpretive signs depict the camp and suspension bridge spanning the river built by the CCC. World renown fishing on a classic trout stream. Train buffs enjoy watching Union Pacific freight trains as they make their way through the canyon. Also popular with whitewater boaters during the high water of spring runoff.

Fees: $15 (2011)

Closest Towns: Mt. Shasta (CA), Dunsmuir (CA)

Water: Yes

Restrooms: Flush & Vault Toilet

Directions: From Mt. Shasta city, take I-5 south approximately 20 miles to the Sims exit. Turn left under the freeway and drive another mile to the bridge that crosses the Sacramento River. The campground entrance is on the right, just past the bridge.

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