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Southwest Walk In - Lassen Volcanic National Park

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National Park Service

Lassen Volcanic National Park

The Southwest Walk-in Campground is located on the east side of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center parking area. A short walk along a paved walkway provides easy access to each site. When snow is on the ground (approximately Nov-May), the location of the Southwest Campground changes to an…

Reservation Info

Southwest Walk-in campsites are first-come, first-served only.

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Access

  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

3 Reviews of Southwest Walk In - Lassen Volcanic National Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Brian C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2018

Want Yellowstone Without the Crowds? Start Here

Unlike the impressive but always incredible Yosemite, Lassen is a gem of a national park rivaling Yellowstone, but without the crowds. There are mud pots, alpine meadows, and lakes to swim and fish in. This particular campsite near the southern entrance is a walk-in, but by walk-in, we mean 20 feet…

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Jessica F.
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2016

Best campsite next to a parking lot ever

A long slog up to the Park Entrance, and I arrived at the Visitor Center 5 minutes before the Cafe closed, quick enough to get some hardboiled eggs, jerky, a Snickers, and some hot jasmine green tea. The beer was tempting, but I was dehydrated enough to know it was a terrible idea. The coffee and…

  • A pretty little campsite.
  • Brokeoff Mountain, from the parking lot.
  • The view from my tent.
k
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2016

Lassen volcanic park

I came here for a visit and it was so spectacular. I did a hike to King creek falls and it was beautiful. I went in late spring and there was a lot of melting ice and it filled the rivers and waterfalls

Location

Southwest Walk In - Lassen Volcanic National Park is located in California

Directions

Located on the east side of Visitor Center parking area (near Southwest Entrance Station).

Coordinates

40.43653657 N
121.53273136 W

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About This Campground

The Southwest Walk-in Campground is located on the east side of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center parking area. A short walk along a paved walkway provides easy access to each site. When snow is on the ground (approximately Nov-May), the location of the Southwest Campground changes to an over-the-snow area south of the Kohm Yah-mah-nee Visitor Center parking area. Winter camping registration is located at the fee booth located south of the parking 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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