National Park Service
Lassen Volcanic National Park
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…
- Drive-InPark next to your site
- Walk-InPark in a lot, walk to your site.
- Tent Sites
- RV Sites
- Standard (Tent/RV)
- Tent Cabin
- Picnic Table
- Drinking Water
- Sanitary Dump
- Pull-Through Sites
Stayed 2 nights, August 17 and 18 in B22, Loop B. This is a smaller campground that contains 2 Loops, A & B. We could see a bit of the lake from our site through the trees. No hookups although drinking water is offered as well as restrooms. Campgrounds are well maintained with bear lockers…
We stayed here two nights after spending one night at the larger Manzanita Lake CG.
The are two loops and about 40 sites. There is also a South Summit Lake CG. We stayed at A5 for 2 nights in the north CG. Not the best site, but the place was full by night fall. We were near the helpful host…
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There’s a beautiful view here, and a lot of peace and solitude- as long as you’re willing to share the space with mosquitos! The water is shallow and warm, so not great for fishing in the late summer. Lots of algae, so swimming can be eh, too. Paddle board paradise, though.
Summit Lake North — Lassen Volcanic National Park is located in California
From Redding, California take State Highway 44 east approximately 48 miles to the Manzanita Lake entrance of the park. The campground is 14 miles south of the entrance on the main park road.