Description

Located near highway 44 at the end of Butte Lake Road, there is plenty to do at this campground! Bathtub Lake and the majestic Cinder Cone are located nearby for some amazing hiking. The bright blue water against the sloping mountains in the distance make the perfect place to spend a few nights.
Campsite area
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No. of sites
39
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Butte Lake Campground.

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Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream or ...
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Paulina
Paulina D.
didn't provide a recommendation.
April 22nd, 2015

Quiet campground on the other side of Lassen Volcanic National Park, far removed from the main section of the park. Running water (spigots and toilets) are available at this campsite. Close to the lake.

Hipcamper Kristina
Kristina F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
October 22nd, 2015

This is a pretty rad campground! We stayed this past weekend (one week before they close for the winter) and we had to bring our own water as the spigots were turned off for the season due to the drought. We had site #55 which was very spacious and overlooked the trail to Cinder Cone. It's certainly a place that's quiet and much less crowded!

On top of Cinder Cone you get a great view of the Fantastic Lava Beds and Butte LakeView of Mount Lassen while hiking up Cinder ConeView at the top of Cinder ConeApproaching to hike up Cinder Cone
Hipcamper Khriszha
Khriszha Q.
recommends this listing.
April 10th, 2017

Lassen is a beautiful area up in Northern California! Plenty to do and lots of little hidden gems in this area. We did a backpacking trip here and was so well worth the 2 day hike from Butte lake to Snag. This is bear country so be carefully prepared to store your food and scented necessities. Either bring a bear canister or a bear proof bag. Also make sure you know how to hang the bags between trees. It took us a few hours to make sure ours was secure. That said, assure that you have atlas 100 ft. of paracord packed. While here, make sure to check our painted dunes and Cinder cone nearby.

Hipcamper Moe G.
recommends this listing.
August 21st, 2018
Hipcamper Joseph G.
recommends this listing.
January 19th, 2018
Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park
State
California
Phone Number
(530) 595-4480
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
40.565° N, 121.306° W
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Tent Only: 2 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 37 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)