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Christie Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Christie Campground is located in the Eagle Lake Recreation Area of the Lassen National Forest. This recreation area has five campgrounds, three designated day use areas and a marina on the south shore of Eagle Lake. All these recreation facilities are connected by a 5.2 mile paved…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

3 Reviews of Christie Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Ryan S.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2021

Wonderful campsite in the trees

The site was set nicely amongst the trees. The host was friendly and the site overall including the restrooms were super clean.

Site65
Month of VisitAugust
Alison The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 7, 2021

Further from the Lake

One of several campgrounds at Eagle Lake this one sits up on a hill under the trees and is a little further from the water. Lots of pull through sites are nice. Camp host on site. Many tall pines provide shade.

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Month of VisitJuly
Norma Y.
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2018

Lots of space to ourselves!

We camped from 6/18 - 6/20, a Monday through Wednesday. There was only one other occupied campsite out of about 25 on our loop. When we came last year in early July, there were more campers but it still wasn't filled. We have a Senior Access Pass, so we paid only $10 per night instead of $20.…

  • evening near eagle lake
  • no neighbors!
  • eagle lake viewed near christie campground
Site07
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Christie Campground is located in California

Directions

From Susanville, California, take Highway 36 west for 2 miles to County Road A-1. Turn north and continue 14 miles to the Eagle Lake Recreation Area. Continue past Gallatin Road, the first highway you will come to in the lake basin, and follow the signs to Christie Campground. Located on County Road A-1, 2 miles north of Merrill Campground.

Coordinates

40.56638848 N
120.83878375 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Christie Campground is located in the Eagle Lake Recreation Area of the Lassen National Forest. This recreation area has five campgrounds, three designated day use areas and a marina on the south shore of Eagle Lake. All these recreation facilities are connected by a 5.2 mile paved hiking/bike trail. The Osprey Overlook, another day use area in the recreation area, can be hiked or driven to for a scenic view of the southern end of Eagle Lake and the surrounding forest basin.

The Lassen National Forest offers a variety of lakes, streams and wilderness areas for recreational opportunities. The forest offers miles of trails that are used for hiking, mountain biking, off-highway vehicle riding and in the winter months, snowmobiling.

Recreation

Fishing for the Eagle Lake Rainbow Trout, a California Heritage Trout, is the primary recreational activity on Eagle Lake, but the 3rd largest natural lake in California (22,000 acres), provides for plenty of room for swimming, kayaking, skiing and all other boating activities by motor or sail. There are no 2-cycle restrictions for outboard boat motors or PWCs.

Facilities

Of the five campgrounds in the recreation area, Christie Campground is located the greatest distance from the marina and boat ramp, about five miles or a 10-minute drive. Due to its location, this campground is the least used and occupied in the recreation area. This distinction has developed a very loyal customer base of RV, trailer and tent campers who want a quiet, spacious, camping experience in this beautiful landscape.

Christie Campground's location offers OHV riders almost direct access to the Forest Service riding trails and roads and is preferred by kayak and personal pontoon fishing enthusiasts.

Each site is equipped with a paved parking spur, table and campfire ring/grill. Almost half of the sites feature a pull-through parking spur and nine of these sites are large enough that they have been designated as group sites.

An RV Dump Station Facility is conveniently located about two miles away with a $5 dump fee.

Forty-seven sites, #1-#25, #27-#30, and #32-#49 are designated reservation sites, the other 22 sites are walk-in sites, available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The paved bike path begins in this campground. The Eagle Lake Marina store with gas, propane, fishing and camping supplies, rental boats, shower and laundry facilities and the South Shore Grill with hot food prepared to your order, and boat launch is located five miles from the campground.

Natural Features

Eagle Lake is located where the Sierras meet the Cascades at the southwestern end of the lake, and the Modoc Plateau of the Great Basin at the northeastern end. This unique location offers diverse landscapes, geology, wildlife and vegetation.

Christie Campground is located in a mature conifer forest of pines and firs, on the southwestern shoreline of Eagle Lake, at an elevation of 5,100 feet.

Nearby Attractions

The Lassen National Forest has many other recreational opportunities and the Lassen Volcanic National Park is an easy day's drive to and from Eagle Lake Recreational Area.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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