This tranquil campground is located on the eastern shore of Juniper Lake between a horse corral and Inspiration Point atop the Crystal Cliffs. This lake is perfect for swimming and boating and you can see the massive Mount Harkness in the distance.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
18 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available


Natural features you'll find at Juniper Lake Campground.

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Hipcamper Victoria
Victoria F.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 20th, 2015

FYI-- that picture is from Juniper Campground on Mt Diablo, which is nowhere near Juniper Lake. I haven't been to Juniper Lake, but I've been to Juniper on Mt Diablo many, many times.

Hipcamper Jesse
Jesse R.
didn't provide a recommendation.
January 10th, 2018

Juniper Lake Campground is inside Lassen Volcanic National Park and adjacent to a lake which is the only source of water. The campground is very compact and populated with RV's and families on set schedules (which kinda creeped my family out). Sites were a little too close for us -throw a stone and hit a neighbor- and the porta-pottys were disgusting and ancient, except for the one at the entrance. Dogs are "allowed" but you can't take them on trails in the national park nor can you leave them at the campsite, SO. . . if you bring a dog don't plan on hiking (or doing anything) as a family. Also, all the animals KNOW you can't shoot them and they are terribly brazen. The deers are like mosquitoes as soon as it gets dark. Bears are frequent.

Lake is fun too. Nice trails with tons of deer and black bears!Harkness trail is just in the middle of the campground.Good Bear Box.
Hipcamper Esraul R.
recommends this listing.
June 10th, 2018
Hipcamper Jesse R.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
January 10th, 2018
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November 15th, 2017
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August 12th, 2017
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July 12th, 2017
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June 19th, 2017
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February 17th, 2017
Lassen Volcanic National Park
United States
Phone Number
(530) 595-4480
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40.456° N, 121.297° W
Tent / Van: 18 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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