Almanor Ranger District


Almanor Ranger District

In a scenic mountain setting, Lake Almanor is one of the largest man-made lakes in California at 75 square miles. It offers fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming, camping, and picnicking. The Almanor Recreation Trail winds along the west side of Almanor providing views of the lake, the mountains, wildflowers, and wildlife. Family and group campgrounds, boat launch facilities, and  private marinas are available.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm Weekdays, excluding Holidays. If you need to visit the office for maps, brochures or information, please call a few days beforehand to make sure we are open. 
Closest Towns: Chester, CA
Information Center: 900 E. Hwy 36 | PO Box 767
Chester, CA 96020
(530) 258-2141 TDD

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

Camping on the Almanor...

Areas for Campground Camping at Almanor Ranger District

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Almanor Ranger District

Group Camping

Areas for Group Camping at Almanor Ranger District

Dispersed Camping

Areas for Dispersed Camping at Almanor Ranger District

Cabin Rentals

Areas for Cabin Rentals at Almanor Ranger District

Mountain Climbing

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Almanor Ranger District

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Almanor Ranger District

Ice Fishing

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Almanor Ranger District

Backpacking

Areas for Backpacking at Almanor Ranger District

Horse Camping

Areas for Horse Camping at Almanor Ranger District

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Almanor Ranger District

OHV Camping

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Caving

Interpretive Areas

Visitor Centers

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Almanor Ranger District

Group Picnicking

Scenic Driving

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at Almanor Ranger District

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Almanor Ranger District

Swimming

Areas for Swimming at Almanor Ranger District

Waterskiing

Areas for Waterskiing at Almanor Ranger District

Skiing/Snowboarding

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Snowmobiling

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.290156

  Longitude : 
-121.245303