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Almanor Campground

Elevation: 4,550 Feet (1418.3 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Nights
Maximum RV Size: 99 Feet (30.9 Meters)
Number of Sites: 103 Campsites
Reservation Phone Number: 877-444-6777
Reservation Status: Accepted
Reservation System: National Reservation System



Almanor Campground Reservations



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General Description

Located 12 miles outside of the town of Chester, California, on the west shore of Lake Almanor. Campground is situated in a mixed coniferous forest. Elevation is 4,550 feet. Temperatures May through August are 45-90 degrees; September through October 25-75 degrees. Facilities provided include vault toilets in the campground and flush toilets at the boat ramp. Boat launch, swimming beach and amphitheater are also available. Popular activities include hiking, biking, horseback riding, stream and lake fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming and hunting. Almanor South Campground will be open from May 16th to September 1st, 2003. Located 12 miles outside the town of Chester, CA on the west shore of Lake Almanor. Elevation - 4525 feet Mixed coniferous forest. Average temperature May-Aug. 45-90 degrees Sept.-Oct. 25-75 degrees Vault toilets, flush toilet at boat ramp, limited parking. Hiking, biking, stream and lake fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming. Boat launch, beach, and amphitheatre facilities. For campsite info call Mike Wylde at 530-258-0336. Holder of Golden Age/Access Card must be present. Only 1 discounted site per Golden Age/Access card holder.

* Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. This campground requires a 2 day minimum stay on weekends. This campground requires a 3 day minimum stay on holiday weekends. Almanor South, Almanor South Multi-Unit, and Almanor Group Area are closed for the remainder of the 2002 season. * Reservations are taken from 5/15/03 through 9/1/03; sites may be available on a first come - first served basis outside the reservation season. A fee of $5/night for extra vehicles will be collected at the campground. No All-Terrian or Off-Road vehicles allowed.

Directions: From the town of Chester, take Hwy 36 for 2 miles west to junction of Hwy 36 and Hwy 89. Go 4 miles and turn left directly across from the Rest Area. Go 1 mile and turn right into the Almanor South Campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normal Services Available: Mid-May/2003 through 10-1/2003 .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
FAMILY TENT SINGLE Call for Current Fee
FAMILY TENT SINGLE 2ND PRICE Call for Current Fee
GROUP STANDARD SINGLE Call for Current Fee
FAMILY STANDARD SINGLE Call for Current Fee
FAMILY STANDARD SINGLE 2ND PRICE Call for Current Fee



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boat Launching Lake Almanor
Yes
ICON Boating Lake Almanor
Yes
ICON RV Camping Almanor Campground
Yes
ICON Camping Almanor Campground
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing Ideal Skiing & Snowshoeing
Yes
ICON Fishing Lake Almanor
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Lake Almanor Recreation Trail
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking Almanor Ranger District
Yes
ICON Picnicking Almanor Campground
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Almanor Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife Almanor Ranger District
Yes
ICON Viewing Migrations Waterfowl Fall & Spring Stop
Yes
ICON Waterskiing & Other Water Sports Lake Almanor
Yes
ICON Swimming & Waterplay Excellent for Young Childred - NO LIFEGUARDS
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

California Travel and Tourism Commision, P.O. Box 1499 , Sacramento, CA, 95812-1499, Phone: 800-862-2543

Links to other sites:
Campground Reservations - Reserve your campground online here with reserveamerica.com

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