Located 20 miles northeast of Redding. From I-5, take exit 698 Salt Creek/Gilman Road. Turn right at end of off ramp and follow Gilman Road east approximately 9 miles.
Located on the McCloud Arm of Shasta Lake, the Hirz Bay boat ramp is paved and has three (3) ramps for varying lake levels. A three lane ramp is in service until 75 feet drawdown, a two lane ramp until 95 feet drawdown. The launch ramp parking lot has 61 paved spaces with lighting and a courtesy dock. This boat ramp is part of the Hirz Bay recreation complex which includes Hirz Bay campground, Hirz Bay trail and Hirz Bay group camps 1 and 2.