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Almanor South Campground Lassen National Forest California

Almanor South Overview

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Almanor South Campground has 53 campsites and offers direct access to the spectacular Lake Almanor in the Lassen National Forest. The campground is located on the west shore of Lake Almanor at 4,450 feet and about 12 miles from the town of Chester, California.

Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each campsite also has a table, food locker, fire ring and grill. No hookups are available.  Several sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The campground has vault toilets and drinking water. Group camping is also available.

Outdoor recreation includes boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, picnicking and mountain biking. There’s also some nice wildlife viewing opportunities in the area.

Greenville Campground is also nearby and has 17 campsites.

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  • BBQ Grills
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Sailing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Chester, California
530 258-2141
Lat / Long:

40.21694, -121.16778

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Best Campsites

4, 5, 9, 10, 13, 15, 23, 26, 31, 33

Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:



May – October



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Lake Almanor
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Lake Almanor Recreation Trail
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