Dog-friendly Fowlers Camp Campground

Fowlers Camp Campground

Fowler Public Camp Rd.
McCloud, California 9605
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Located on the Upper McCloud River at an elevation of 3400 feet, this is the most popular campground in the McCloud Area. This campground is situated near three waterfalls on the river, which adds to its popularity.

The McCloud Falls vary in height from 15 to 50 feet. A river-side trail from the campground provides access to the falls. It is approximately three miles round trip to see all three. Swimming and fishing are other popular activities. This section of river has no special restrictions for fishing. 

The McCloud River Loop, a paved road approx 10 miles in length provides access to the Middle Falls and Upper Falls parking lots and overlooks if you do not wish to hike the trail.

Fowlers Camp Campground has 39 sites with tables, fire-rings, vault toilets, and piped drinking water.

Suitable for tents and mid-sized RV's or trailers. 14-day limit. $15 per night.

All but eight sites within Fowlers Campground are now under a reservation system. To reserve a site you must go online at or

From the McCloud Ranger Station, turn left on Highway 89. Drive 5 miles and look for a sign on the left side of the highway for Fowlers/Lower Falls. Turn right just after the sign and drive approximately 1 mile. Once you cross the River Loop Road take the left fork into the campground. The right fork will take you to the day use/parking area for Lower Falls and the beginning of the River Trail. 

Dog-friendly policies:

  • Breed restrictions: Dogs must be on a leash, non-aggressive and quiet

Property amenities:

  • Max Site Length: 30 feet
  • Tenters welcome

Gorgeous Mornings - Photo Credit: @larraburuadventures
Gorgeous Mornings - Photo Credit: @larraburuadventures
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