Castle Crags SP
Castle Crags State Park is open year round for Camping and Day use weather permitting.
During severe winter weather please call the Cascade Sector Office for weather related closure updates at 530-225-2065 during normal business hours.
The Riverside camping and day use parking area are open for the summer season. Please check back for off-season closure information.
The park offers swimming and fishing in the Sacramento River, hiking in the back country, and a view of Mount Shasta. There are 76 developed campsites and six environmental campsites.
The park features 28 miles of hiking trails, including a 2.7 mile access trail to Castle Crags Wilderness, part of the Shasta-Trinity National Forest. The Pacific Crest Trail also passes through the park.
Dogs not allowed on park trails.
The park is named for 6,000-feet tall glacier-polished crags.
Location - Directions
The park is located six miles south of Dunsmuir on I-5.
Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing
Summer and spring are warm; fall and winter can be cool. Layered clothing is advised.
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- Hours of Operation:
The Entrance Station is Open 7 Days a week 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM. Self-Registration Required After Hours. Ranger on Patrol will verify.
- Park Office Telephone:
- Available Online Reservation:
Upcoming Weekend: YES
Within 2 Weeks: YESUpdated: 5/24/2013 11:07 PM
Max Camper Length:
27 FeetMax Trailer Length