Plan Your Stock-Supported Trip
More than 100 miles of trails in Lassen Volcanic are open to stock users. The following information is provided to assist you with planning a stock-supported trip in the park. Please note that it is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the specific regulations and restrictions which apply to the use of these animals in the park.
A stock use permit is required for all stock use. Permits are for day use only. Camping with stock is permitted only in park stock corrals. Stock use permits are the same as backcountry camping permits and are available self-registration kiosks at:
Questions for Backcountry / Stock Use Permit
Please be prepared to answer the following fields when completing your free stock use permit.
Overnight stays with stock are permitted only in corrals; stock are not permitted overnight in the backcountry. Reservations are required. Click on the name of a stock corral below to view rates and make a reservation. For additional stock corral information, please call the campground office at (530) 595-6121.
The corral is located uphill from the Butte Lake Campground. The stock corral area has two adjacent metal corrals with water troughs and spigots. A vault toilet is located next to the facility for the corral users. There is a limit of 8 animals, 10 people, and 6 licensed vehicles. Water is available at the facility when the Butte Lake Campground has water.
The corral is located between the Juniper Lake Ranger Station and the entrance to the Juniper Lake Campground at the south end of Juniper Lake. The stock corral area has two adjacent metal corrals with water troughs. A vault toilet is provided for corral users. There is a limit of 8 animal, 10 people, and 4 licensed vehicles. Water for stock animals may be obtained from the nearby lake; campers must bring water for human consumption.
The corral is located across the park highway from the North Summit Lake Campground. The facility has two metal stock corrals with water troughs and water is furnished for the horses. There is no potable water so campers must bring their own water or go into the Summit Lake Campground to obtain drinking water. There are two campsites with tables, fire rings and bear lockers available. There is a vault toilet available near the site for the corral users. There is a limit of 8 animals, 10 people, and 6 licensed vehicles.
Stock Corral Information and Regulations
Last updated: January 25, 2021