Fir Cove Campground

Fir Cove Campground

The Fir Cove Campground location is in Bridgeville, California
95526. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Fir Cove Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

741 State Hwy 36


Phone number


Campground information Bridgeville, California


Fir Cove Campground is located on beautiful eastern shore of Ruth Lake, a 13,800-acre jewel situated in the thickly forested mountains of northern California. A variety of recreational opportunities abound.

Fir Cove is one of three Forest Service campgrounds in the area, and one of two on the lake. Bailey Canyon Campground is the companion to Fir Cove. It is located east of Fir Cove and is first-come, first-serve.


The lake provides boating, water skiing, fishing and countless other recreation opportunities.

Anglers can enjoy a catch of small and largemouth bass, catfish, rainbow trout, Kokonee salmon, bluegill and crappie.

Forested peaks and valleys offer ample opportunities for hunting, hiking and off-road vehicle use. The Bailey Vista and Lakeview Trailheads start from Fir Cove, and the Picket Peak Trailhead starts from Bailey Canyon.


The campground offers several tent-only and multiple combined sites, many of them overlooking the lake. All sites are within a short walk from Ruth Lake. Sites 11 and 12 are companion sites.

Tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as well as accessible vault toilets and drinking water.

Natural Features

The campground straddles a seasonal creek that empties into Ruth Lake. It is nestled in a mixture of mature Douglas fir, oak, pine and cedar trees at an elevation of about 2,700 feet.

The Six Rivers National Forest lies east of Eureka in northwestern California, stretching southward from the Oregon border for about 140 miles. U.S. 101, the famed “Redwood Highway,” parallels the inland Forest along the coastline. The Forest is just east of the Redwood National Park.

Frequently Asked Questions About 741 State Hwy 36 Bridgeville, CA

How do I make a reservation with Fir Cove Campground?

To make reservations at Fir Cove Campground, you can call the office at 707-574-6233.

Season Dates: 5/21/2021 – 9/13/2021

  • Daily rate $12/night
  • Extra Vehicle $5/night
  • Fee is due at entrance kiosk
  • Cash or Check made payable to USDA (United States Department of Agriculture). 

Where is Fir Cove Campground located?

The Fir Cove Campground is located at 741 State Hwy 36 in Bridgeville,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Fir Cove Campground have tent or RV camping?

Fir Cove Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 707-574-6233 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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