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Ackerman Campground is a lakeside facility that's a favorite of fishermen. It is located in the beautiful Trinity Lake/Weaverville Area of Shasta-Trinity National Forest, which is part of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area.


Facilities

This campground can accommodate trailers and RVs up to 40 feet. Each site is equipped with a picnic table and a campfire ring with grill. The parking spurs are either grass or gravel.

Natural feaures

The campground is situated at an elevation of 1,900 feet on the western shore of Lewiston Lake at the base of Trinity Dam. Some deciduous and conifer trees are found around the campground, but it is mostly unshaded. Cold, crystal-clear Lewiston Lake is roughly 5 miles long and a half-mile wide. It features a mountainous shoreline and a topography that ranges from marshlands to dense forest.

Recreation

The area offers excellent opportunities for fishing, boating and wildlife viewing. Lewiston Lake is 610 acres and offers good fishing for kokanee salmon, as well as rainbow, brown and brook trout. There are two accessible boat ramps near this facility. Fairview boat ramp access to Trinity Lake is 3 miles north and Pine Cove boat ramp access to Lewiston Lake is 2 miles south. Motorized boats are limited up to 10 miles per hour. Lewiston Lake is a popular destination for kayakers. Hikers can enjoy the 2-mile North Lakeshore Trail.


Driving directions to Ackerman Campground

From Weaverville, take Highway 3 north for 7 miles. Turn right on Rush Creek Road for 9 miles. Turn left on Trinity Dam Boulevard for 7.5 miles.

Location and contact info

Ackerman Camp Road, CA 96052

For campground inquires, please call:530-275-8113

Ackerman Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 03:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 02:00 PM
  • Max num of people: 8
  • Max num of vehicles: 1
  • Max vehicle length: 40
  • Pets allowed
  • Site rating: Basic
Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

Amenities at Ackerman Campground

  • other

    Quiet area

    Shade

  • supplies

    BBQ

    Fire pit

    Grills/Fire ring

    Picnic table


Activities at Ackerman Campground

Camping

Hiking

Wildlife viewing

Boating

Fishing


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Find the perfect RV for Ackerman Campground

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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.