Juanita Lake Campground

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Juanita Lake Boat Dock & Dam

Juanita Lake offers a unique combination of recreation opportunities. The campground has 23 campsites and one 50 person group camp. The 55 acre lake is regularly stocked with trout and has a bass and catfish population. There is a 1.5 mile paved, barrier free trail that circles the lake with 2 fishing jetties for easy access to the lake.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Construction is now completed on the barrier free trail that circles Juanita Lake.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $15 per night, $20 for double site(#14), $50 per night for Group Camp
Permit Info: Group Site is by reservation only at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Busiest Season: Holiday Weekends
Restrictions: Dogs on leash only. Camping limit 14 days. No motorized boats (gas or electric) allowed on the lake. No bicycles on trail. No ATV use in campground.
Closest Towns: Macdoel, 10 miles
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From I-5 at Weed, CA travel northeast on State Hwy 97 approx 35 miles Ball Mtn Road. Turn west (left) on Ball Mtn Road approx 4 miles to Forest Service Road 46N04. Turn right on 46N04 and continue to Juanita Lake and Campground. From the North, traveling south on Hwy. 97, turn west (right) approximately 3.8 miles south of the town of Macdoel on the Ball Mtn. Road approx 4 miles to Forest Service Road 46N04. Turn right on 46N04 and continue to Juanita Lake and Campground.


Parking:

Two vehicles allowed per campsite including trailers. Additional vehicles should park in the Day Use parking area.


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Campground Camping

Juanita Lake offers a unique combination of recreation opportunities. The campground has 23 campsites and one 50 person group camp. The 55 acre lake is regularly stocked with trout and has a bass and catfish population. There is a 1.5 mile paved, barrier free trail that circles the lake with 2 fishing jetties for easy access to the lake. Paved Spurs

Reservation Info Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.
Fire Information Campfires in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions. Barbecue grills available.
No. of Sites 23
No. of Accessible sites Some

RV Camping

 In summer of 2009 the campground was paved......

Fire Information Campfires permitted in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions. Barbecue grills available.
Hookup - WaterWater available, no hook-ups
Vechicle ClearanceWatch overhead for low hanging branches
Pavement Type of Parking paved
No. of Sites 23
Size Restrictions Average spur length 42'. Some sites up to 60'.
No. of Accessible sites Some
Dump StationsNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Hookup - SewerNo
Open Season: May-October
Fees: $15 per campsite and $20 for double site (#14)
Reservation info: Reservations are not accepted. All sites are first come, first served.

Group Camping

One shaded group campsite for 50 people on Juanita Lake.

Sleeping ShelterNone
Fire Information Campfires permitted in fire rings provided, subject to local restrictions.
Reservation Info By reservation only at www.recreation.gov or 1-877-444-6777.
Group ShelterNone
No. of Sites 1
Group Cooking FacilitiesNone
No. of Accessible sites None
Hookups - ElectricNone
Open Season: May-October
Fees: $50 per night (Senior Pass and Access Pass do not apply)
Reservation required?: Y

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Amenities

Boat ramp
Camping trailer
Toilets
Accessible
Picnic tables
Fee charged for some activities
Parking
Tent camping
Interpretive Site
Drinking water
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.8174
  Longitude : 
-122.1242
  Elevation : 
5100'