Indian Well Campground located in Lava Beds National Monument offers 43 sites close to the visitor center and caves. We hope this Lava Beds National Monument Camping guide helps you plan an amazing trip to this gorgeous park.
Lava Beds National Monument Camping
Number of Sites: 43 sites
Location in the park: Located 1/2 mile (0.8 km) from the visitor center and cave loop.
Campsite cost: $10 per night, per site
Holders of an Access or Senior pass receive a 50% discount on their site
Payments accepted: cash/check
Campground Address: Lava Beds Campground Rd, Tulelake, CA 96134
Latitude/Longitude: 41.7176° N, 121.5038° W
Elevation: 4,625 ft
Accessible Sites: Yes
Pets Allowed: Pets are permitted in the campground but must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet (1.8 m) Pets are not permitted in caves, trails or in buildings.
Indian Well Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? No, First come first served
First Come, First Served? Yes
Indian Well Campground Amenities
Flush Toilets: Yes
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? Yes
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? Firewood may be available for purchase during the summer (to confirm, call the visitor center at 530-667-8113). Dead and down firewood can be collected on the nearby Modoc National Forest.
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? No
Potable Water? Yes
RV Camping at Lava Beds NM
RV Length: Small trailers and motor homes up to 30 feet. Note: not all sites can accommodate motor homes.
Dump Station: No
Generators: Generator hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Hookups: There are no electricity, water or sewer site hookups
Group Camp Site
The group site is available for a minimum fo 15 campers, and a maximum of 40.
Fees are per group per night: $3.00 per person, minimum of $45, Maximum of $60
Reservation may be made up to 3 months in advance, call (530) 667-8113
How to get to Indian Well Campground
The campground is located just past the visitor center. There are easy to follow signs within the park.
Indian Well Campground Regulations
The maximum number of people in a campsite: Maximum 8 persons per site
The number of cars per campsite: 2 vehicles or 3 motorcycles
Checkout time: 12 noon
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.
Maximum Stay: Maximum stay is 14 consecutive days in a 30-day period
Indian Well Campground Map
Indian Well Campground Photos
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