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RV camp near Mount Shasta, California, which looms large to the north of McCloud RV Resort. Rivaling Mount Shasta are other peaks to the south: Grizzly Peak, Bald Mountain, and Coyote Peak. Skip the long drive from a motel by renting an RV and staying at McCloud RV Resort. Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of sheer wilderness, McCloud RV Resort camping is an idyllic experience.In addition to an excellent view of the mountains, McCloud RV Resort offers several amenities like full or partial hookups, WiFi, cable, and bathhouses with hot showers. Should guests need freshening up, they also can use the on-site laundry facility. Two small ponds and a babbling brook adds to the overall ambiance. While away an afternoon reading a book by the gurgling brook or underneath a tall tree. McCloud RV Resort happily welcomes friendly, well-behaved dogs, too, which is a nice plus for people traveling with four-legged sidekicks. Visitors should be aware that this campground is open only between May and October.Though the town of McCloud is found conveniently across the road, it’s an extremely small town with just a handful of shops and restaurants. For more variety in shopping and dining options, as well as a hospital equipped to handle medical emergencies, head over to Mount Shasta, which is about 13 miles to the northwest. A former lumber town, Mount Shasta, is best known as a prime staging spot for various outdoor recreation adventures in the area. There are several businesses and guide agencies that cater to the outdoor recreation industry.



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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.

The Great Outdoors

There’s something thrilling about visiting Northern California. Although Mount Shasta hasn’t erupted in nearly 600,000 years, it’s classed as a dormant volcano instead of an extinct one because deep in the bowels of the earth, Mount Shasta remains ominously active. Simmering and brewing, waiting for the right time to, quite literally, blow its top. Though the risk of this occurring anytime soon is slim to none, many adventurers enjoy the thought of cresting the top of a volcano. It’s a death-defying thrill.Surrounding Mount Shasta is Shasta-Trinity National Forest, which sprawls over 2.2 million acres of mountains, valleys, plains, forests, rivers, and lakes. There are an estimated 460 miles of trails that wind and weave through the park. Hikers and adventurers seeking solitude and quiet can easily find it by taking one of the less-traveled paths. It’s quite common to go days without seeing another human soul on the same trail. Various wild animals may, on occasion, be sighted as they go about their business foraging and hunting. An additional 154 miles, which is just a small fraction of the 2,653-mile-long Pacific Crest Trail, meander through the park as it travels from Canada to Mexico,Bring a camera or binocular. Wildlife teems within the woods of Shasta-Trinity National Forest. A shortlist includes wolves, bald eagles, black bears, and several species of deer. Several scenic waterfalls, including the picturesque Burney Falls and McCloud Falls, can be found in the area, many of which are conveniently a short trek from the roadside.

Exploring the Area

As tempting as it is to spend your entire RV camping trip hunting waterfalls and watching deer frolic in a meadow, the small mountain towns are equally full of charm and interesting activities. Dunsmuir line the banks of Sacramento River, which is a Blue Ribbon Trout fishing stream. The town also regularly hosts weekend festivals, some of which include Dogwood Daze, Railroad Days, and Tribute to the Trees. It’s also especially well-known for the Dunsmuir Botanical Garden, which is populated by Shasta lilies, rhododendrons, hostas, and native alpine plants.Step back into time at Fort Crook Museum in Fall River Mills. The museum is housed in a former 1857 U.S. Army post, and on display are various tools, artifacts, and memorabilia that were handed down through the generations of local families that still reside in the area. The lumber industry was once an important part of the area’s commerce, and Weed has established a museum to honor that heritage. The Weed Historic Lumbertown Museum has a collection of photographs and documents of the original residents of the town. Also on display are jail cells, tools from the town’s lumber store, and large pieces of equipment that were used to cut and move logs.At the end of a long day of hiking and exploring the historic towns, relax by the crackle of a campfire and watch the stars faintly illuminate snow-clad Mount Shasta to the north.Find your perfect RV camping adventure in northern California when you book an RV in Siskiyou County.


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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.