Skunk Point Group Campground

Overview

Skunk Point Group Campground is located 1.9 miles east of Big Bar, 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.  

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.  

Facilities

There is one group site located at this campground. There are picnic tables, fire rings and vault toilets. No potable water is available.  

Natural Features

Located on the Wild and Scenic portion of the Trinity River, this campground has a beautiful view of the river.  

Skunk Point Group Campground is located on the south side of CA Highway 299 1.9 miles east of Big Bar, CA.

To get to Skunk Point Group Campground from Redding, CA: Travel West on CA Highway 299, through Weaverville, CA, for approximately 65 miles.

To get to Skunk Point Group Campground from Arcata, CA: Travel East on CA Highway 299 for approximately 75 miles.  

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