• Lassen Peak from Hat Creek

    Lassen Volcanic

    National Park California

Manzanita Lake Group Campsites

Campers at Manzanita Lake Campground
NPS Photo

Manzanita Lake Group sites are within the Manzanita Lake Campground which 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.


Manzanita Lake


5890 feet


5/23/14 to 6/27/14 and 9/2/14 to 10/14/14.


Reservations required



Number of sites

5 total - combining 2 or 3 adjacent family sites to make 1 group site in loop B

Maximum RV length

45 feet

Maximum trailer length

45 feet



Flush toilets, vault toilets after 10/14


Potable water available until 10/14

Food storage

Metal food locker (more about food storage)

Dump station



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


Permitted (more about pet regulations)

Ranger-led programs

Scheduled programs are offered at Manzanita Lake


Payphone at Manzanita Lake Camper Store


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


  • Dump station is open 5/23/14 to 10/14/14.

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. Reservations only for periods listed above. School groups may reserve sites in May, June and September, October.

Download the Manzanita Lake Campground handout.

Map of Manzanita Lake Campground

Did You Know?

picture of caldera inside cinder cone

All four types of volcanoes found in the entire world are represented in Lassen Volcanic National Park. Volcanoes found in the park include shield (Prospect Peak), plug dome (Lassen Peak), Cinder Cone (Cinder Cone), and Composite (Brokeoff Volcano) volcanoes. More...