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


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Climbing

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnicking

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Group Picnicking

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Almanor Ranger District


Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Winter Sports

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Fire Danger Level: Low
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
40.290156

  Longitude : 
-121.245303