Cave Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Cave Campground is right on Hat Creek and across the road from the Subway Cave. All sites have fire rings and barbeques. Cave Campground offers Hat Creek fishing access with free day use parking.

Hat Creek offers some of the best fishing on the Lassen National Forest. There are plenty of day hiking trails and interpretive information that can be found at the Old Station Visitor Center.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in 3:00 PM check out 2:00 PM
Reservations: N/A  first come, first served
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 per night; $10 for winter camping.  Maximum two vehicles per site, extra vehicles $5 per night.
Open Season: April - October
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: 14-day limit; campfires in designated fire rings only; no saving/holding campsites
Closest Towns: Burney is 26 miles to the north.
Water: potable water on site
Restroom: Flush / Vault
Passes: Interagency passess accepted for a 50% discount.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service
Information Center: Old Station Visitor Center

General Information


Cave Campground is located 1/4 mile north of the Highway 44/89 junction in Old Station, CA.


Day use parking available.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

trailer/tent camping

No. of Sites45
Status: Open


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Picnic tables
Drinking water potable water on site
Interpretive Site Explore the Subway Cave lava tube
Toilets flush and vault
Parking day use parking available
Tent camping 46 sites can accommodate tents or trailers
Camping trailer 46 sites can accommodate tents or trailers
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