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Top Tent Camping near Lassen Volcanic National Park

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Best Tent Camping Sites Near Lassen Volcanic National Park, CA (142)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from Manzanita Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

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    Manzanita Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    35 Reviews
    178 Photos
    331 Saves
    Mineral, California

    Overview

    Situated near the northwest entrance to the park, the rustic Manzanita Lake Camping Cabins offer convenience and comfort in the scenic setting of Lassen Volcanic National Park. These 20 cabins are the first new accommodations in Lassen Volcanic National Park since 1972, and are available in three models: 2 Room, 1 Room, and Bunkhouse. They are within walking distance of Manzanita Lake, a popular catch & release fishing and family destination, and offer a view of 10,457-foot Lassen Peak, the largest volcano in the park.The cabins are located one mile south of the park entrance, perched at an elevation of 5,890 feet and adjacent to a 179-site campground. The Loomis Museum, Loomis Ranger Station and popular hiking trails are nearby. Educational programs are presented at the museum and amphitheater within the campground.______ Groceries, supplies, gifts, gasoline, laundromat and hot showers are located at the nearby Manzanita Lake Camper Store. Our cafe features a variety of delicious and healthy items including salads, fresh fruits, hot or cold sandwiches, espresso drinks and soft-serve ice cream. Kayak and paddle board rentals are also available on a first come, first serve basis at the Camper Store.__ A map of our cabins can be viewed under additional information or on our website, www.lassenlodging.com.\_\_ Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ManzanitaLake.

    Recreation

    Manzanita Lake is popular with fly fishermen for its trout; however, the area does maintain a catch-and-release policy and requires the use of artificial lures and single barb-less hooks only. Non-motorized boating is permitted and kayak rentals are nearby.The park boasts more than 150 miles of hiking trails, a variety of which can be accessed from the campground, including family-friendly hikes as well as those for more experienced hikers. Manzanita Lake is also a favorite spot for birders.

    Facilities

    There are a variety of cabin types available, including a one-room cabin that sleeps three, a two-room cabin that sleeps six, and a one-room bunkhouse that sleeps up to eight people. Each cabin has a double bed and/or bunk beds with a three inch firm mattress, lockable door, picnic table, fire ring and a bear-proof food storage locker. These are rustic cabins with no bedding or linens provided, so please bring your own. The one-room and two-room cabins also have a table and chairs.____ Please note that the one-room cabin has a double bed that sleeps two, with a third person on the floor in a sleeping bag, Restrooms, showers, a laundromat and a camper store with souvenirs, food, camping supplies and fuel are located within a short walk from the cabins. Showers are $5.00 per person per day and are unlimited. You can purchase a shower code inside the Camper Store.

    Natural Features

    Lassen Volcanic 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 St. Helens.Lassen Volcanic National Park boasts over 700 species of flowering plants and 250 native species including birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. The park is at the junction of the Cascade Range, the Sierra Nevada mountains and the Great Basin, thus providing many unique habitats. The Manzanita Lake Camping Cabins lie within a ponderosa pine forest.__

    Nearby Attractions

    The Loomis Museum is at the north end of the park and the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center is at the south end of the park. Both offer information, photos and videos of some of the most popular hikes in the park, along with a movie about the history of Lassen Peak eruptions. When visiting the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center at the south entrance of the park, please visit us at Lassen Cafe & Gift. If interested in booking a stay with us at Drakesbad Guest Ranch, please visit www.lassenlodging.com.

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    • Group

    $149 / night

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

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    Butte Lake Campground — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    14 Reviews
    44 Photos
    33 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

    The stock corral area has two adjacent metal corrals with water troughs and spigots. A vault toilet is located next to the facility for the use of those reserving the corral. This facility is remote and you must travel on a six-mile gravel road to access the facility.

    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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    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $37 / night

  3. Camper-submitted photo from McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Mt. Lassen-Shingletown KOA

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    Mt. Lassen-Shingletown KOA

    11 Reviews
    49 Photos
    49 Saves
    Shingletown, California
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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Butte Creek Campground
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake North — Lassen Volcanic National Park

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    Summit Lake North — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    7 Reviews
    48 Photos
    62 Saves
    Mineral, California

    Overview

    Summit Lake North Campground (elevation 6,700 ft.) is conveniently located on the main road of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The campground is within walking distance of the small but scenic Summit Lake and eight miles from the 10,457-ft. Lassen Peak, the largest volcano in the park.. Hikers will find one of the park's major trails only 1/4-mile away from the campground and many more within a close proximity. Summit Lake North is on the opposite side of the lake from Summit Lake South Campground.

    Recreation

    The campground is a hub for hiking and backpacking enthusiasts. Campers can access many of the park's 150 miles of hiking trails from the Summit Lake area. The Cluster Lakes loop trail--a major trailhead into the park's interior that bypasses several alpine lakes and is popular among birders--is located a short walk from the Summit Lake Ranger Station. This is the closest campground to the Lassen Peak Trail and within 10 miles of the hydrothermal area Bumpass Hell. Educational programs are presented at an amphitheater within the facility.

    Facilities

    This facility has flush toilets, drinking water, campfire rings and picnic tables. For more information visit Campgrounds of Lassen Volcanic.

    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. 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 National Park boasts over 700 species of flowering plants and 250 native species including birds, mammals, reptiles and fish. The park is at the junction of the Cascade Mountains, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Great Basin, providing many unique habitats.

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    • Tents
    • Cabins
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $15 - $24 / night

  7. Camper-submitted photo from Summit Lake South — Lassen Volcanic National Park

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    Summit Lake South — Lassen Volcanic National Park

    6 Reviews
    25 Photos
    110 Saves
    Mineral, California

    Overview

    Summit Lake South Campground (elevation 6,700 ft.) is conveniently located on the main road of Lassen Volcanic National Park. The campground is within walking distance of the small but scenic Summit Lake and eight miles from the 10,457-ft. Lassen Peak, the largest volcano in the park. Hikers will find one of the park's major trails only 1/4-mile away from the campground and many more within a close proximity. Summit Lake South is on the opposite side of the lake from Summit Lake North Campground.

    Recreation

    The campground is a hub for hiking and backpacking trails within the park. Campers can access many of the park's 150 miles of hiking trails from the Summit Lake area. The Cluster Lakes loop trail--a major trailhead into the park's interior that bypasses several alpine lakes and is popular among birders--is located a short walk away at the Summit Lake Ranger Station. This is the closest campground to the Lassen Peak Trail and within 10 miles of the hydrothermal area, Bumpass Hell. Educational programs are presented at an amphitheater within the facility.

    Facilities

    This facility has vault toilets, drinking water, campfire rings, picnic tables and a more secluded tent-only loop. There are no flush toilets. For more information visit Campgrounds of Lassen Volcanic.

    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. 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 National Park boasts over 700 species of flowering plants and 250 native species 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.

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    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash

    $15 - $22 / night

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

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    Hat Creek Resort & RV Park

    6 Reviews
    22 Photos
    55 Saves
    Old Station, California

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

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Cave Campground

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    Cave Campground

    5 Reviews
    4 Photos
    73 Saves
    Old Station, California

    Sites 1-16 are open year around. Sites 17-46 are open April through mid-October. Water is shut off during winter months.

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    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
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  10. Camper-submitted photo from North Shore Campground - Lake Almanor

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    North Shore Campground - Lake Almanor

    6 Reviews
    33 Photos
    83 Saves
    Chester, California

    Welcome to the new and improved North Shore Campground, an RV park and campground that is under new ownership! As the new owners, we have worked hard to create a family-friendly environment that is inviting, fun and safe. We welcome you into our home and our campgrounds, it is our pleasure to share this experience with you and create a memorable experience for you and your family during your visit to Northern California. If there’s anything we can do to make this a one-of-a-kind experience for you, please don’t hesitate to talk to us before, during or even after your trip! We want to make everyone feel like they’re at home when they visit North Shore Campground.

    With over one mile of shoreline on Lake Almanor, North Shore Campground has everything you could imagine and more. Our peaceful and relaxing resort has over one mile of shoreline available with plenty of fun activities ready for your visit. We have worked hard to create a welcoming environment to new and old guests. The park has been carefully designed to complement the natural beauty of these beautiful and serene settings.

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    $39 - $269 / night


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