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Best Equestrian Sites Near Lassen National Forest, CA (14)

    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    1.

    Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    14 Reviews
    44 Photos
    40 Saves
    Old Station, California

    Overview

    Butte Lake Stock Corral (elevation 6,100 ft.) is located in the northeastern section of Lassen Volcanic National Park in northern California. It is fairly remote and within walking distance of Butte Lake, which is popular for fishing, canoeing, kayaking and swimming. Several trails are located nearby. The facility is 45 minutes from the main park road.

    Recreation

    Outdoor enthusiasts stay at Butte Lake Stock Corral for its many recreation opportunities. The lake is popular for trout fishing, as well as non-motorized boating. Trailheads within the facility include the hike to Snag Lake, trails leading to the interior of the park, and the Cluster Lakes loop. Longer trails nearby will take you to Juniper Lake and Summit Lake. The Pacific Crest Trail can also be accessed from Butte Lake and runs through the park.

    Facilities

    Outdoor enthusiasts stay at Butte Lake Stock Corral for its many recreation opportunities. The lake is popular for trout fishing, as well as non-motorized boating. Trailheads within the facility include the hike to Snag Lake, trails leading to the interior of the park, and the Cluster Lakes loop. Longer trails nearby will take you to Juniper Lake and Summit Lake. The Pacific Crest Trail can also be accessed from Butte Lake and runs through the park.

    Natural Features

    The area is dominated by Ponderosa pines and surrounded by soft volcanic soils. Extending into Butte Lake is a large black lava flow, creating rocky shores and interesting views for visitors in kayaks and canoes to explore. Trails suitable for horses are easily accessed from the corral and numerous forest roads just outside the park boundary. The national park is known for its volcanic history, as well as its diversity of plants and animals. It contains 300 active volcanic domes and many hydrothermal features, such as mud pots and steam vents. Lassen Peak is the southernmost active volcano in the Cascades, and the second most recent volcano to erupt in the lower 48 of the United States before Mount Saint Helens. Lassen Volcanic National Park boasts over 700 species of flowering plants and 250 species of vertebrates, including birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. The park is at the junction of the Cascade Mountains, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Great Basin, thus providing many unique habitats.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Caribou Wilderness area is managed by the Forest Service has numerous trails that are suitable for stock use and can be accessed directly from the park via the Widow Lake trail.

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    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $37 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Hat Creek Resort & RV Park

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    Hat Creek Resort & RV Park

    6 Reviews
    22 Photos
    58 Saves
    Old Station, California

    RV Sites, Tent Camping, Cabins, Yurts and Motel Rooms

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Juniper Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

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    Juniper Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    3 Reviews
    4 Photos
    46 Saves
    Chester, California

    Overview

    Juniper Lake Group Campground (elevation 6,800 feet) is a remote, rustic facility in the southeastern part of Lassen Volcanic National Park. It is on the eastern shore of Juniper Lake, a popular swimming spot, and offers a fantastic view of Lassen Peak, the largest volcano in the park, towering at 10,457 feet.

    Recreation

    The main trailheads for Horseshoe Lake, Snag Lake and the interior of the park are within the facility. The Mount Harkness Trail ascends to a historic fire tower that is still in use. Juniper Lake is popular for canoeing, kayaking and swimming; Motorized boating is not permitted.

    Facilities

    The main trailheads for Horseshoe Lake, Snag Lake and the interior of the park are within the facility. The Mount Harkness Trail ascends to a historic fire tower that is still in use. Juniper Lake is popular for canoeing, kayaking and swimming; Motorized boating is not permitted.

    Natural Features

    The national park is known for its volcanic history, as well as its diversity of plants and animals. It contains 300 active volcanic domes and many hydrothermal features, such as mud pots and steam vents, some of which are close to the campground. Lassen Peak is the southernmost active volcano in the Cascades, and the second-most recent volcano to erupt in the lower 48 of the United States before Mount Saint Helens in 1980. Lassen National Park boasts over 700 species of flowering plants and 250 species of vertebrates, including birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. The park is at the junction of the Cascade Mountains, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Great Basin, thus providing many unique habitats.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Picnic Table

    $32 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Soldier Meadows Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Soldier Meadows Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Soldier Meadows Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Soldier Meadows Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Soldier Meadows Campground

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    Soldier Meadows Campground

    1 Review
    5 Photos
    21 Saves
    Chester, California

    Soldier Meadows is a developed campground with 15 designated sites.__ A maximum of 8 people is allowed per site.__ Located in a picturesque meadow near Soldier Creek, the campground is surrounded by a majestic pine and fir forest.__ Grills and tables are provided.

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    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Toilets
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    Lazzarini Farms

    1 Review
    3 Photos
    1 Save
    Susanville, California

    Come camp on our private hilltop property, adjacent to sharp mountains, and overlooking the city of Susanvile, CA!

    Lassen County Paradise boasts an award winning 26 mile camping and hiking trail. Campers are strongly encouraged to stay multiple nights or make arrangements for a long-term trip to experience all the activities Lassen has to offer. We are at the epicenter of three nearby lakes - Lake Almanor, Eagle Lake, and Pyramid Lake - and other parks, like Lassen National Forrest, equipped with open spaces and OHV areas. Plus everything else fit for outdoor enthusiasts, such as hiking, ranching, swimming, snow sports, and more all within 10-30 minutes! Some nearby towns include Chico, Klamath Falls, and Reno.

    We invite you to pitch your own tent, park your own RV or car at one of our designated campsites. Water is located near the property on the bizz johnson trailhead and gallons are also sold or re-filled in town.

    Please feel free to contact us with questions or inquiries. We look forward to your visit!

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    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Taylorsville County Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Taylorsville County Park

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    Taylorsville County Park

    2 Reviews
    2 Photos
    5 Saves
    Crescent Mills, California
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)
    Camper-submitted photo from Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)

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    Black Rock Campground (Lassen NF)

    4 Reviews
    14 Photos
    199 Saves
    Mill Creek, California

    Black Rock Campground is a dispersed campground situated in the Oak Woodlands along Mill Creek. 6 sites are available for primitive dispersed camping. Grills and tables are provided at each of the 6 sites. Black Rock Campground is open year round.Black Rock Campground is located on the Northeast corner of the Ishi Wilderness. Hiking in the Ishi and along Mill Creek is wonderful and the fishing in Deer and Mill Creeks can be very rewarding.__Black Rock Campground is accessible via Highway__36 east from Red Bluff to__Ponderosa Way. Ponderosa Way is a dirt road, not recommended for RVs, that leads to the Ishi Wilderness.

    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Antelope Lake Recreation Area

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    Antelope Lake Recreation Area

    3 Reviews
    8 Photos
    42 Saves
    Janesville, California

    Antelope Lake is one of the more remote, quiet lakes on the forest. At 5000 feet in elevation, Antelope Lake is located in the north eastern part of the Mt. Hough Ranger District. It is a small remote lake with 15 miles of shoreline. Surrounding the lake are mountains blanketed with pine and fir trees. Protected coves around the lake attract several species of migrtory birds. The campgrounds are usually open by Memorial Day weekend and closed by the middle of October. These dates are subject to change depending on the snow level in the area. DIRECTIONS Antelope Lake is located 30 miles NE of Taylorsville on the Genesee/Antelope Lake Rd. From Janesville, on Hwy 395, take County Rd. 208 for four miles, then FS Rd. 28N01 for nine miles, turn right on FS Rd. 28N03 for two miles. Closest towns to purchase gasoline are Greenville and Janesville.

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    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
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      Eagle Lake Resort

      1 Review
      3 Saves
      Susanville, California
      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Electric Hookups
      • Reservable
      • RVs
      • Tents
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area
      Camper-submitted photo from Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area

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      Whitehorse Campground - Bucks Lake Recreation Area

      3 Reviews
      5 Photos
      17 Saves
      Meadow Valley, California

      Overview

      Whitehorse campground is located within three miles of Bucks Lake in the northern Sierra Mountains on the Plumas National Forest. The Bucks Lake area offers year-round recreation activities including fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, skiing,snowshoeing and horseback riding.

      Recreation

      Bucks Lake provides fishing, boating, and canoeing. There are walking trails to the lake. A hiking trail runs from the campground and provides access to Buck Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail which runs adjacent to the campground.

      Facilities

      Bucks Lake provides fishing, boating, and canoeing. There are walking trails to the lake. A hiking trail runs from the campground and provides access to Buck Wilderness and the Pacific Crest Trail which runs adjacent to the campground.

      Natural Features

      Whitehorse is set in fir and pine trees offering shade during the warm summer months. Situated at 5,500 feet in elevation, the campground is settled along a small creek that feeds into Bucks Lake.

      Nearby Attractions

      The nearby Bucks Lake Lodge has a bar, restaurant and store offering fishing supplies and groceries.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group

      $31 / night

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