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Lake Britton is a Reservoir in Shasta, California.

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Lake Britton is a reservoir located in Shasta County, California. It is known for its wide variety of bass and trout. It is situated to the west of State Route 89, and is surrounded mostly by McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park.

Though the park is open year round, its heaviest visitation takes place during summer. Spring and fall, when the weather is often quite enjoyable and the park is less crowded, are excellent times to visit.

Fishing Description: 

Lake Britton trout, bass, bluegill and crappie give anglers a good, sporting workout.

Facilities and Parks: 

McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park offers a great many accessible activities. Viewing the majesty of Burney Falls is accessible to all. A small visitor center is accessible. Car-camping, including some RV sites with hookups, tent sites, and more primitive walk-in camping are accessible. Heated cabin camping is also accessible. Accessible picnicking and trails are available at various locations.

The Lake Britton marina has beach wheelchairs and an accessible fishing pier. Many locations have accessible restrooms and restrooms with showers.


McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park has 128 family sites (no hookups) and seven primitive sites. A sanitation station is located near campsite 93. You may make camping reservations up to seven months or as few as 48 hours before you wish to arrive by calling (800) 444-PARK (7275).

Nestled within the 128 campsites you will find 24 one- and two-room cabins within walking distance of the falls and the camp store. Each of these cabins is well-insulated against chilly nights, and is equipped with propane heaters,
platform bunk beds with foam pads, wood floors, and covered porches.

Cabins, which are offered in two sizes, 18 feet and 24 feet, come with a fire ring for campfires, outdoor table, and space to pitch a tent outside. All rental cabins are a short walk from a restroom with flush toilets and showers.

All you need to bring are some sleeping bags and a battery-powered lantern or two (the cabins have no electricity or running water). Reservations for the cabins can be made by calling (800) 444-PARK (7275).

Boat Ramp: 

A boat lunch is available at the end of Lake Road


McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
24898 Hwy. 89
Burney, CA 96013
(530) 335-2777

Lake Britton
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