• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Manzanita Lake Campground

Campers at Manzanita Lake Campground
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Manzanita Lake Campground is located one mile east of the Manzanita Lake Entrance. This popular campground is ideal for families, RVs and trailers. Located adjacent to Manzanita Lake, campers can enjoy swimming, fishing, kayaking, and hiking.

Region

Manzanita Lake

Elevation

5890 feet

Season

5/23/14 to snow closure (loops C&D close 10/14) No water after 10/14

Reservations

Loops A and C are reservable; Loops B and D are first-come, first-served

Fee

$18; $10 after 10/14 until snow closure

Number of sites

179

Maximum RV length

40 feet

Maximum trailer length

40 feet

Accessibility

Sites B-9, A-32

Restrooms

Flush toilets, vault toilets after 10/14

Water

Potable water available until 10/14

Food storage

Metal food locker

Dump station

Yes

Amenities

Camper store, gift shop, coin-operated showers, coin operated laundromat, kayak rentals

Pets

Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at Manzanita Lake

Phone

Payphone at Manzanita Lake Camper Store

Recreation

Hiking, backpacking, swimming, non-motorized boating, fishing, picnic ground

Notes

  • Reservations may be made a maximum of 6 months and a minimum of 4 days of your arrival date.
  • Dump station is open May 23 to October 14, 2014.
  • Reservation cards may be posted by the park for park sponsored groups in Loops B and D.
  • Loop D is a tents only area.


Reservations are available online at http://www.recreation.gov/ or by phone 1-877-444-6777. Reservations may be made up to 6 months in advance. Reservations are accepted beginning May 23, 2013 through October 1, 2013. All campsites are first-come, first-served beginning October 15, 2013.

Never camped before or not enough room for the gear? Check out the RentMyTent program at the Manzanita Lake Campground.


Download the Manzanita Lake Campground handout.

 
Map of Manzanita Lake Campground

Did You Know?

President Roosevelt riding a horse

Lassen Volcanic National Park started as two separate national monuments designated by President Theodore Roosevelt in 1907: Cinder Cone National Monument and Lassen Peak National Monument.