Just like the group campgrounds, Manzanita Lake Campground is made up of 4 loops: A and C are reservable and B and D are first-come first-serve. Spend the day fishing with your feet in the cool water and watch the stars rise in the lake’s reflection!
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No. of sites
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Showers available
Picnic table available


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Kristina F.
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October 22nd, 2015

Not sure why, but the Manzanita Lake Group Campground comes up as the first search result. Anyways...this is my go to campground when I want to just get away. It's truly an undiscovered gem! Loop D is for tents only and is first come, first served, but if you get there by early Friday evening, you should be able to get a site! There's lots to do in the park including the hike up Mount Lassen (for those of you who have lots of energy), hike to Bumpass Hell (the geothermal area) or a leisurely walk around Manzanita Lake with one of the most picturesque views of Mount Lassen. Oh and the campstore has softserve (store only open in summer).

Campsite #18 and #19 are my favs in loop D but it's first come, first serve!campfire amenityGreat views of the Milky Way just a short drive out of the campsiteIt's a beautiful drive through the park
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February 1st, 2017

Bring something to pad your knees for exploring the underground caves.

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Lassen Volcanic National Park
Phone Number
(530) 595-4480
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40.529° N, 121.564° W
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