About Kangaroo Lake
Kangaroo Lake campground has 18 sites, 13 of which are drive-in and 5 are walk-in. The campground also provides accessible facilities, including a 1/4 mile paved trail right down to the lake. The lake itself covers 25 acres, and is 110 feet deep. There is no boat ramp but motorless boats are permitted. ACTIVITIES Camping: Popular lake campground that provides handicapped accessible facilities and lake access. Fishing: Sidewalk and fishing pier for access. Stocked with Rainbow Trout. Hiking: The Fen Trail is a self guided nature trail with great diversity of plants and geology. Trail is 2 miles round trip with 600 feet elevation gain. Nice views of the lake along the way. For longer hikes, continue on the Pacific Crest Trail. There is also a hiking trail around the lake. Recreational Vehicles: Popular lake campground that provides handicapped accessible facilities and lake access. Wildlife Viewing: A good area for riparian wildlife along the lake shore and forest birding. Some small mammals frequent the campsites. Swimming: Swimming, wading and water play off the sandy beach at Kangaroo Lake.
USDA Forest Service
Kangaroo Lake is located in California
From Callahan, take the Callahan-Gazelle Rd for approx. 10 miles to the Rail Creek Rd. There is a sign for Kangaroo Lake, and this road will take you the 8 miles to the campground.
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There is a paved path way from the campground/parking lot to the lake. The path leads to a fishing ramp that has a short wall that is right next to the lake. There is also a small "beach."