Manzanita Lake Campground located in Lassen Volcanic National Park in Northern California offers the opportunity to camp next to Manzanita Lake.
Manzanita Lake Campground
The Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center is located approximately 28 miles from Manzanita Lake at the southwest entrance to the park.
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Loops A & B: 6/1 – snow closure
Loop C & D : 6/1 – 10/13
Group sites: 6/1 – 6/29, 9/7-10/13
Number of Sites: 179
Location in the park: One mile east of the Manzanita Lake Entrance
Campsite cost: $26 per night when water is on and $15 per night when off
Prior to 7/1, only sites in Loop A and C are reservable.
Beginning 7/1, all sites are reservable.
Sites that do not have a reservation placard may be used for first-come, first-served camping for a single night only; a reservation may begin the following day.
Groups sites are reservation only
Camping cabins are reservation only
Reservations must be made at least four days in advance.
- 40° 31′ 45.0001″ N
- 121° 33′ 50.0000″ W
Elevation: 5890 feet
Accessible Sites: Sites B-9, A-32
Pets Allowed: Pets require a 6-ft. leash, may not be left unattended and are not allowed on trails
Manzanita Lake Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? Reservations may be made a maximum of 6 months and a minimum of 4 days of your arrival date
First Come, First Served? Yes, Loops B and D are first-come, first-served
Manzanita Lake Campground Amenities
Flush Toilets: Flush toilets, vault toilets after 10/15
Payphone: Payphone at Manzanita Lake Camp Store
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? No
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? Yes
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire ring in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes
Potable Water? Yes, Potable water available until 10/15
RV Camping at Manzanita Lake Campground
RV Length: 40 feet
Trailer Length: 40 feet
Dump Station: Yes
Generators: Generators may be used only from 8 am to 10 am; 12 pm to 2 pm; and 5 pm to 7 pm.
Hookups: There are no electricity, water or sewer hookups
How to get to Manzanita Lake Campground
Manzanita Lake Campground Regulations
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 6
The number of cars per campsite: 2 licensed vehicles and 3 tents per camp pad
Checkout time: 12 noon
Quiet Hours: Quiet hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
Maximum Stay: limited to 14 days
Manzanita Lake Campground Map
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