Remote Area Cautions


The Shasta-Trinity Off-Highway Roads are located in remote areas. It is important to come prepared and remember:


• Many areas in the Shasta-Trinity don’t have cell phone service. In most areas,   cell service is only available with Verizon.


• There is no water access on trails. Be sure to bring water with you.


• Get gas. Gas is available in Hayfork, Mad River, Ruth, and Weaverville.


• Bring Flashlights.


• There are no OHV supplies available locally.


• Businesses often close early, so plan ahead and check closing times to make    sure you have what you need.





North on I-5

  1. Take the Twin View Blvd exit
  2. Turn left onto Twin View Blvd 0.9 miles
  3. Turn left onto N Market St 2.1 miles
  4. Turn right onto CA-299 W/Eureka Way 37.9 miles
  5. Turn left onto CA-3 S 23.7 miles

South on I-5

  1. Take the CA-273/Market St exit
  2. Merge onto N Market St 3 miles
  3. Turn right onto CA-299 W/Eureka Way
  4. Continue to follow 299 W 37.9 miles
  5. Turn left onto CA-3 S 23.7 miles


From 101

  1. Take the California 36E exit toward Sandy Prairie Road
  2. Turn right onto CA-36E for 71.8 miles
  3. Slight left onto CA-3 N 11.7 miles

Lodging in Hayfork Lodging


The Timberjack Lodge
(530) 628-5648
250 Big Creek Road
Hayfork, CA 96041

Lodging is also available in Douglas City and Weaverville.




Campgrounds in Hayfork are located at the Trinity County Fairgrounds, and offer parking, overnight camping facilities, potable water, electric, sewer, hookups, laundry, pay showers and bathrooms, and sites for tents and recreational vehicles.


Trinity County Fairgrounds
6000 Hwy 3 Hayfork, CA


Area camping is available in multiple campgrounds in the Shasta Trinity National Forests. Locations of camp sites are indicated on area maps. Campsites do not provide potable water, hookups, or bathrooms. There is no daily fee. Road conditions and vehicle access vary according to campsite. Accessibility is indicated on area maps.

For additional information about campsites near riding trails, please visit the Riding Areas page.

Lakes and Rivers

Ewing Reservoir

Scenic Ewing Reservoir offers fishing, two miles of trail for walking and running, and beautiful scenery. From Highway 3 in downtown Hayfork, turn onto Brady Rd and continue for 0.7 miles. Turn right onto Ewing Rd.


Hayfork Creek
Hayfork Creek and its tributaries offer multiple areas for swimming and relaxing in the beautiful outdoors.




Fuel - Restaurants - Bars


Frontier Fuel Deli and Grill

4651 Highway 3, Hayfork, CA 96041

(530) 628-4220


Mon-Fri 6am-10pm

Saturday 7am-10pm

Sunday 8am-10pm

*Frontier Fuel is the only gas station in the Hayfork Area. Be sure to get gas and be aware of business hours

Platina Store
4554 California 36
Platina, CA 96076

(530) 352-432

7am-8pm Mon-Sun


Northern Delights Coffee
7091 Hwy 3

Hayfork, CA 96041
(530) 628-5246

Red Bud
6861 Hwy 3

Hayfork, CA 96041
(530) 628-4653


Hayfork Hotel
7271 Hwy 3

Hayfork, CA 96041
(530) 628-5337

Ropin Ronda’s
Hwy 3

Hayfork, CA 96041
(530) 628-5650






From Hayfork

  1. Head East on CA-3 23.7 miles
  2. Left onto CA-299W/CA-3 N/Main St 6.5 miles

From Redding

  1. Head West on 299 44.7 miles

Lakes and Rivers


Trinity Lake


Accessible from Hwy 3, Trinity Lake offers fishing, boating, kayaking, and picturesque scenery.


Trinity River


Accessible along Hwy 299 and Hwy 3, Trinity River offers multiple areas for swimming, fishing, rafting, and relaxing in the beautiful outdoors.



Fuel - Hotels - Restaurants


Tops Mini Mart
Hwy 3

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2515

Redwood Market
930 Main Street

Washington Street

Weaverville, CA 96093
(530) 623-1100


Motel Trinity
1112 Main St.

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2129

The Whitmore Inn
761 Main St.

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2509

Weaverville Hotel & Emporium
481 Main St

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2222



Nugget Restaurant
622 Main St.

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-6749

Stagecoach Pizzeria and Café
529 Main St.

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2663

Beckett's Trail End Steak House
1324 Nugget Lane

Weaverville. CA 96093
(530) 623-2900