Lava Lake Campground is popular with campers as the lower elevation lodgepole pine stands offer great screening between sites. This campground is located next to Lava Lake, and this site offers hiking and fishing opportunities.
At a Glance
Reservations can be made online through Recreation.gov or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777). For additional information about the campground, please visit HoodooRecreation.com.
Per night, per site fee: $16/first vehicle; $8/each additional vehicle. Multi-Site: $30. NOTE: Holders of a Golden Age and Golden Access Passports and Senior and Access Passes are entitled to the following discounts on expanded amenity recreation fees: - A 50 percent discount on the fee for a single camping unit. This discount does not apply to use of a cabin, lookout, double camping unit, triple camping unit, group camping unit, extra vehicle fees, or any additional camping units and separately charged utility, water, hook-up or day use fees.
May - October 6, 2016
Maximum site spur length is 30 feet. No motorized or mechanized vehicles allowed on Wilderness trails.
The area has two boat ramps and lots of day use parking. The lake is popular with fishermen and often the same campers come back year after year. There are five tent only sites right near the water. Lava Lake was formed by a flow of lava across the east shore, between Lava Lake and Little Lava Lake.
The following sites are reservable through Hoodoo Recreation: 001-005, 007, 008, 011-013, 017, 018, 020, 023-028, 030-032, 041-044.
No. of Sites
38 single site(s), 5 tent only site(s), 1 multi-site