Almanor South Campground is a large campground offering 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. The campground has 53 campsites most of which are set among large conifer trees. No hookups are available, but each campsite has a table, food locker, fire ring and grill. Several sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The campground has fault toilets and drinking water. Group camping is also available.
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From Chester, take Highway 36 west to Highway 89 South. Turn left on Highway 89 and continue about 6 miles, to Almanor Drive West (not to be confused with Almanor West development and Almanor West Drive). Turn left on Almanor Drive West (directly across from the Almanor Group Camp and rest area) and continue approximately 1 mile to Almanor South Campground.
For the Almanor Group camp. From Chester, take Highway 89 South. Turn left on Highway 89 and continue about 6 miles to Almanor Drive west (not to be confused with Almanor West development and Almanor West Drive). Turn right into Almanor Group Camp and rest area ( across from Almanor West Drive).
- BBQ Grills
- Campsite Tables
- Drinking Water
- Fire Rings
- Firewood Available
- Pets OK
- Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
- Bird Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
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From: May To: October
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