Juanita Lake Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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.

  

Juanita Lake New restroom Juanita Lake Campground day use picnic table fish cleaning station

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Juanita Lake Campground is open.  
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 - October
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.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Juanita Lake offers a unique combination of recreation opportunities. Camp here and fish here. No need to hike to distant mountain lakes. 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.
Water Temperaturecold
Accessible PlatformYes
Fishing PlatformYes
Fish SpeciesPlanted Rainbow Trout
Cleaning StationYes, by the boat ramp
Water/Flow LevelLake level remains fairly constant all season. Water temperature stays very cold all summer.
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Water Activities

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Amenities

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

Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.8174

  Longitude : 
-122.1242

  Elevation : 
5100'

 



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