California Camping Areas

Manzanita Lake - Lassen Volcanic National Park

Manzanita Lake Campground is located in Lassen Volcanic National Park in California. This popular camping area offers a range of amenities for campers to enjoy. The campground features restrooms with flush toilets and running water, picnic tables, fire rings, and food storage lockers. There is also a campground store nearby where visitors can purchase firewood, groceries, and camping supplies.

Reservations are accepted at Manzanita Lake Campground, and it is recommended to make them in advance, especially during the peak summer months. However, a portion of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The campground is open from late May through late October, and the best time to visit is during the summer when the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities like hiking, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Manzanita Lake is a highlight of the campground, offering stunning views and opportunities for swimming, kayaking, and fishing. It is essential to be cautious of bears in the area and to properly store food and scented items in designated lockers to avoid attracting wildlife. Additionally, campers should be aware of the potential for changing weather conditions and pack accordingly. Manzanita Lake Campground provides a beautiful and convenient base for exploring the natural wonders of Lassen Volcanic National Park. Get driving directions.


Point of Interest
Loomis Museum

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Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Gurnsey Creek 30 4,735 ft
Hat Creek 79 4,487 ft
Rocky 8 3,973 ft
Battle Creek 50 4,831 ft
Summit Lake (north and south) - Lassen Volcanic National Park 90 6,685 ft
Hole In The Ground 13 4,276 ft
Cave 45 4,338 ft
Southwest - Lassen Volcanic National Park Numerous 6,716 ft
Crags - Lassen Volcanic National Park 45 5,614 ft
Honn Creek 6 3,408 ft
North Battle Creek Reservoir Numerous 5,593 ft
Manzanita Lake - Lassen Volcanic National Park 179 5,901 ft