• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Juniper Lake Group Campground

Juniper Lake group campsite
NPS Photo
 

The Juniper Lake Campground is located on the east shore of Juniper Lake via a 13-mile paved/gravel road. From the town of Chester on Highway 36 East, look for signs to Drakesbad and Juniper Lake. At the Chester Fire Station, turn onto Feather River Drive. After about a half mile, bear right and follow signs to Juniper Lake. The last 6 miles is rough dirt road not suitable for buses, motor homes, or trailers.

Region

Juniper Lake

Elevation

6792 feet

Season

6/27/14 - 10/14/14, weather permitting

Reservations

Reservations required for group campsites

Fee

$30

Number of sites

2

Maximum RV length

Tent camping only

Maximum trailer length

Tent camping only

Accessibility

Restrooms

Pit toilets

Water

No potable water available in the Juniper Lake area

Food storage

Metal food locker (more about food storage)

Dump station

Closest station in Chester

Amenities

Closest amenities at Chester

Pets

Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center

Phone

No

Recreation

Hiking, backpacking, stock use, swimming, fishing, non-motorized boating


Notes
Group campsites are tent camping only.

Group site capacity is limited to a minimum of 10, and a maximum of 15 people, and up to six licensed vehicles.

Each group campsite is equipped with three picnic tables, three fire grates, three metal food lockers, and a parking area.

Reservations are available online at www.recreation.gov or by phone 1-877-444-6777. Reservations may be made a maximum of 12 months in advance of your arrival date.

Download the Juniper Lake Campground handout

 
Map of Juniper Lake Campground

Did You Know?

reddish color microscopic snow alage

The reddish color sometimes observed on top of snow at Lassen Volcanic NP snow is a living organism called snow algae. When snow begins to thaw, these microscopic organisms spring to life. They function as a primary food source and are being studied for their cancer-fighting properties.