Almanor South Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Developed campground with 53 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.  This campground is accross the road, Almanor Drive West, from Lake Almanor.  It is a less than a 1/4 mile walk to the Lake form Almanor South Campground. Call the Almanor Ranger District for more information at (530) 258-2141.


Directions :

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 on the right.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Almanor South Campground is closed for the winter season.
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 call 1 (877) 444-6777 or visit to make a reservation.
Fees $18 per site per night
Open Season: May
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

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