Minersville Campground lies 17 miles north of Weaverville, on Trinity Lake’s Stuart Fork Arm. It is among the more popular campgrounds on the lake as it provides easy access and scenic views. Sitting at an elevation of 2,400 feet, this dog-friendly campground is geared towards the minimalist camper.
From wiggling your toes on the lake’s sandy beaches to enjoying the beautiful view, the place offers many ways to kick back and relax. It is known for being a campground with a view. The Trinity Alps are in the Klamath Mountains, providing breathtaking views and alpine environment. You will love the Picasso-like landscape here – you’ll need to make a reservation for your site. You can enjoy houseboating, wakeboarding, water skiing and tubing at the Trinity Lake, which is one of three lakes in the Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area managed by the Forest Service.
There are two sections of the campground. The first one is well-developed with parking and amenities. The second is mostly walk-in with a more wilderness and primitive feel, although there's decent privacy between the sites. There are 6 walk-in campsites as well as 2 accessible, 2 single and 3 double campsites. Each site has campfire rings with grills and picnic tables. As for toilets, there are 2 flushing toilets and one vault toilet. Drinking water is available while bear-proof containers are also provided. For showers, you will have to go to the neighboring Bushy Tail Campground. Be sure to carry poop bags if visiting with Fido.
The campground also provides great recreational activities like hiking, kayaking, fishing (including fly fishing) and wildlife viewing. The Minersville Boat Ramp is just next to the campground. You will find plenty of rainbow, brook and brown trout. For hiking, you can use the 4-mile trail at the Clark Springs Campground nearby. You and your doggo will return rejuvenated after a trip to this campground!