Hayden Flat Group Campground

Overview

Hayden Flat Campground is located 31 miles west of Weaverville, CA along CA Highway 299 at an elevation of 1200′. Located on the Wild and Scenic portion of the Trinity River, this campground is a wonderful place to camp when enjoying all the river has to offer. The upper loop of the campground has been converted into 3 group sites.  

Recreation

The Trinity River offers fun-filled hours of fishing, swimming, floating, rafting, kayaking and boating. River access is available at this location for boats that can be carried by hand. Nearby tributaries to the Trinity River offer beautiful spots to swim and spend the day. 

Generally, Pigeon Point to Big Flat is too dangerous for tuber and family canoeists. Boating is no advisted from Cedar Flat to Grays Falls except for expert boaters. Several commercial guides operate on the Trinity River under Forest Service Special Use permits. They provide quality guided raft and white water instruction and can be found on the Shasta-Trinity NF website.   

**Please note that the Trinity River is subject to periodic changes in flow conditions from releases from Lewiston Dam. Current flows (CFS) can be obtained by calling (530) 246-7594.  

This campground is also located near several trailheads that access the Trinity Alps Wilderness. Contact the Weaverville Ranger Station for information about the wilderness area and required self issue permits for overnight trips. 

Facilities

The upper loop of the campground has been designated for group camping. Each of the group sites has 3-4 individual sites to use. 

Natural Features

Located on the Wild and Scenic portion of the Trinity River. 

Hayden Flat Campground is located on the north side of CA Highway 299. The group sites are located behind the locked gate at the top of the campground.  

To get to Hayden Flat Campground from Redding, CA: Travel West on CA Highway 299, through Weaverville, CA, for approximately 31 miles.

To get to Skunk Point Group Campground from Arcata, CA: Travel East on CA Highway 299 for approximately 65 miles.

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