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Juniper Lake Campground

Juniper Lake campsite
Juniper Lake campsite
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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

First-come, first-served only

Fee

$10

Number of sites

18

Maximum RV length

Maximum trailer length

Accessibility

Restrooms

Pit toilets

Water

No potable water available in the Juniper Lake area

Food storage

Metal food locker

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



Notes
No potable water is available in the Juniper Lake area, be sure to bring your own.

Reservation cards may be posted by the park for park sponsored groups.

 
Map of Juniper Lake Campground

Did You Know?

john muir posing on rock in black and white photo

John Muir visited Lassen Volcanic National Park and wrote about his experience in the book Mountains of California. "Miles of its flanks are reeking and bubbling with hot springs, many of them so boisterous and sulphurous they seem ever ready to become spouting geysers..."