Kangaroo Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

View of blue mountain lake and blue sky

Kangaroo Lake campground has 18 sites, 13 of which are drive-in and 5 are walk-in. The campground also provides accessible facilities, including a 1/4 mile paved trail right down to the lake. The lake itself covers 25 acres, and is 110 feet deep. There is no boat ramp but motorless boats are permitted.

 

At a Glance

Fees $15 per night, free day use
Permit Info: Fee envelopes are available at Self Pay Station
Open Season: June
Usage: Heavy
Busiest Season: July-August
Restrictions: No motorized boats or watercraft are allowed on the lake. Dogs on leash only. Camping limit 14 days.
Closest Towns: Callahan (limited services), Etna (full service)
Water: Drinking Water June through mid-October
Restroom: Vault
Passes: America the Beautiful Senior Pass and Access Pass are honored at this location for half price camping fees
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Accessibility:

Restrooms are accessible for wheelchairs.  Two fully accessible campsites.


Parking:

Two vehicles per site. Additional vehicles may be parked in the general parking lot.


Directions:

From Callahan, take the Callahan-Gazelle Rd for approx. 10 miles to the Rail Creek Rd. There is a sign for Kangaroo Lake, and this road will take you the 8 miles to the campground.


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
41.33431

  Longitude : 
-122.6389

  Elevation : 
6500'

 

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