Southwest Walk-in Campground in Lassen Volcanic National Park is located off the parking lot from the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center
Southwest Walk-In Campground
You will need to walk in all of your camping supplies to your campground. The path is dirt/rock so make sure you are prepared to carry everything in.
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Season: Open year-round, snow camping in winter
Number of Sites: 21
Location in the park: East side of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center parking area
Campsite cost: $16 / $10 when the water is turned off
Reservations: First-come, first-served only
Elevation: 6,700 feet
Accessible Sites: N/A
Pets Allowed: Yes, pets must be on a 6ft leash, pets are not allowed on trails
Southwest Walk-In Campground Reservations
Are campground Reservations Available? No, First-come, first-served only
First Come, First Served? Yes
Southwest Walk-In Campground Amenities
Flush Toilets: Flush toilets available mid-May until mid-October
(Flush toilets available year-round in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center 24-hour vestibule)
Payphone: Emergency phone in the visitor center
Is wifi available? No, WiFi in the visitor center
Is cellular Phone Service Available?
Is camp host available on site?
Is firewood available for purchase?
Amenities at each campsite:
Firepit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Bear Box in site/area? Yes
Potable Water? Yes, Potable water available mid-May until mid-October (Water available year-round in the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center 24-hour vestibule)
RV Camping at Southwest Walk-In Campground
RV Length: RVs and trailers may park overnight in the campground
Dump Station: Closest dump station at Manzanita Lake
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
Southwest Walk-In Campground Regulations
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 6 people 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
Southwest Walk-In Campground Map
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Southwest Walk-In Campground Photos
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