Almanor Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Developed campground with 104 designated sites; maximum of 8 people per site.  Maximum RV length 40' (not all sites will accommodate this size; some are limited to 25').  Parking is limited.  Grills and tables provided.  ADA accessible site available.  Call the Almanor Ranger District for more information at (530) 258-2141.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Almanor Legacy will close for the season on October 24. Almanor North and South Campgrounds are closed for the season. Almanor North campground is open to dispersed camping at no charge. No amenities are provided, so please pack out trash and abide by all rules and regulations.
Operational Hours: Check out time is 2:00 PM.  Maximum stay 14 days.
Reservations: Reservations are available for a number of sites in Almanor South. Please visit to make a reservation.
Fees $18 per site per night
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Campfires allowed in designated fire rings only
Closest Towns: Located on the west shore of scenic Lake Almanor.  From Chester, head west on Highway 36, turning south on Highway 89. 
Water: Drinking water available
Restroom: Vault toilets
Information Center: Almanor Legacy Campground sites will be available first come, first served; reservations are not available. A maximum of 8 people is allowed per single site; 16 people maximum are allowed per double site. Water and electrical hookups are provided and a pay-per-use sewer dump station is available onsite. Almanor Legacy site fees are $30/single site/night; $60/double site/night; $5/use at the dump station. Interagency (Golden Age/Golden Access) passes may be used for single sites only.

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