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Summit Lake North

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About This Campground

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…

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  • Tent Sites
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  • Standard (Tent/RV)


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4 Reviews of Summit Lake North

Ratings Breakdown

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MThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2022

Nice - smaller campground than Manzanita Lake CG

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…

  • Fire damage from July 2021 on the Summit Lake Trail.
  • Ducks on Summit Lake
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Month of VisitAugust
Corinna B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 31, 2020

Lovely campground on a nice mellow lake

I like this campground a lot. Just the right size, maybe 40-50 camp sites total in two separate loops and it’s all very walkable. There’s a couple of pull-though spots for RVs and trailers and a decent mixture of small and medium RVs and tents.

Camp sites aren’t huge, but enough room not to…

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Month of VisitAugust
Brian C.
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2018

Great National Park Campground

Another great campsite within the gorgeous (and uncrowded) Lassen Volcanic National Park, this one is on the northern shore of a Summit Lake, a blue, pristine lake near 7000 feet. There are two camping loops with tent sites and small RV trailer sports available. No hook-ups, but flush toilets and…

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Month of VisitSeptember


Summit Lake North 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.


40.49444447 N
121.42500082 W

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