Camp Almanor: In a scenic mountain setting, Lake Almanor at 52 square miles is one of the largest man-made lakes in California. With its crystal clear blue water at a summer water temperature of 70 degrees, it is an ideal destination for
fishing (castfish,black bass and trout), boating, water-skiing, swimming, camping and picnicking.
Camp Almanor Layout
3 (4 person)
6 (5 person)
3 (6 person) and
1 (7 person)
Each unit has the following:
table with chairs. beds (see cabin layout for details), one bathroom with shower
Fully equipped kitchen which includes the following: electric range, refrigerator, coffee maker, toaster, cooking utensils, kitchenware (dishes, silverware, etc.)
Microwaves in all cabins
Campers are to provide their own linens (sheets, pillowcases, pillows, blankets &
towels) food and soap.
Directions: Camp Almanor is located at 3045 Almanor Drive West at Prattville. The turnoff to camp is 5.6 miles from the Highway 89/36 junction on Highway 89. Turn at the Almanor Drive West sign (not to be confused with Lake Almanor West Drive) and proceed 1.7 miles to the camp entrance. The turnoff for camp is the Prattville-Butt Reservoir Road, which is 6 miles from the town of Canyon Dam and 2.8 miles from PG&E's Lake Almanor Campground. Turn right and proceed .7 miles to Almanor Drive West. Turn left and continue .1 mile to the camp entrance.
Several golf courses are located nearby, and extensive trails are open to hikers and mountain bikers that offer spectacular scenery. Almanor's Lakeside Trail, specifically, is open to wheelchair, pedestrian and bicycle travelers. This paved lakeside trail begins north of the U.S. Forestry Service campground & runs for nearly 10 miles, ending at Rocky Point.
Lake Almanor is also a perfect base camp for exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park and the Lassen Scenic Byway.
Beautiful lake with a sandy beach (No lifeguard on duty)
Playground for children
Free boat launch is located about one mile away
WiFi is now available!
Laundry facilities available
Supplies may be purchased from
stores in the nearby towns of Chester, Prattville and Canyon Dam
|1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8
||1D, 1T, 1DF
|3, 6, 9
D=Double Bed; T=Twin Bed;|