Manzanita Lake and Mt. Lassen

Staying near or at Lassen Volcanic National Park Provides Authentic Mountain Lifestyle

Visiting Lassen Volcanic National Park can take visitors many directions as the y explore the vast changing landscape from one corner of the park to another. Here are a list of locations that represent the lifestyle of Lassen Region. Cabins, B&b, RV, Camping etc..

Manzanita Lake Camping Cabins

New! Cabin reservations now available at
Enjoy one of twenty rustic cabins located on the north side of the Manzanita Lake campground, adjacent to Manzanita Lake, available mid-May through early-October. Reservations highly encouraged. Reservations are not currently available through as was the case in prior years. Cabin management has transferred to a new park concessioner, Snow Mountain, LCC. Please contact Snow Mountain directly with any questions regarding reservations at

Drakesbad Guest Ranch

Drakesbad Guest Ranch in Warner Valley offers the only lodging within the park. Reservations are available early-June through early-October.
Management of the Guest Ranch has transferred to a new park concessioner, Snow Mountain, LLC. Please call them at (866) 999-0914 for reservations or visit their new website (in development) at

Surrounding Accommodations to Consider:

St. Bernard Lodge – This charming country B&B is 11.3 miles from Lake Almanor and 20.7 miles from Lassen Volcanic National Park. Escape to the Northern California wilderness at the historic St. Bernard Lodge, the perfect place to relax, unplug, and reconnect to the natural world that surrounds you. The St. Bernard Lodge is located on ten gorgeous acres just outside the small town of Chester, near Lassen Volcanic National Park, Lake Almanor, the Pacific Crest Trail, and countless other outdoor treasures. A beloved lodging stop for travelers since the 1920s, the St. Bernard Lodge is currently a popular international destination for visitors from all around the country and globe. The rustic charm of our warm, knotty-pine interiors and quaint rooms make the St. Bernard Lodge the ideal choice for your back-to-nature escape. Also have RV spots available and Horse accommodations

St. Bernards Lodge will become a new favorite of mine when traveling this region. Not only is it centrally located in a great recreation area near Lassen Volcanic National Park, but the comfortable rooms, fully stocked bar and home cooked meals are a delight for any adventurer or traveler.

Charlie Pankey – Publisher Sierra Rec Magazine

Highlands Ranch resort – Set on 175 acres of parkland, this sophisticated countryside lodge is 9 miles from Lassen Volcanic National Park and 59 miles from Highway 395. Features 5 Newly built cottages and 7 Suites with elegant, rustic chic decor.

Mill Creek Resort – Surrounded by forest, this secluded, family-run resort next to Mill Creek is 6 miles from the Morgan Summit mountain pass and 12 miles from Lassen Volcanic National Park – Quaint & rustic one or two bedroom cabins offer comfort while exploring the beautiful scenery of the Mount Lassen area. Each cabin offers a fully equipped kitchen with refrigerator, stove/oven, toaster, coffee maker, cookware, & features a private bathroom. In keeping with the era the cabins were built, there are no televisions, air conditioning or WIFI services available.   They also offer 8 full hook up RV spaces with 120V ,30 AMP & 50 AMP electricity, water & sewer.

Campground Plumas National Forest

Forest Service Camping

Battle Creek Campground – Battle Creek Campground is a developed campground with 50 designated sites and a maximum of 8 people per site. Grills and tables are provided. Battle Creek Campground is close to Lassen Volcanic National Park which offers many diverse hiking trails and other outdoor amenities. Battle Creek Campground is located on Highway 36 approximately 2 miles west of Mineral, CA, and 38 miles east of Red Bluff, CA.

Warner Creek Campground – A developed campground with 13 designated sites.   A maximum of 8 people is allowed per site.  Grills and tables are provided. Warner Creek Campground is closed for the winter. Dispersed camping is available. Please pack it in, pack it out.

Hole in The Ground Campground – True to its name, Hole-in-the-Ground is tucked away in a steep, tree-covered draw alongside Mill Creek. A developed campground with 13 designated sites, there is a maximum of 8 people per site at this campground.  Grills and tables are provided.

Gurnsey Creek Campground – Gurnsey Creek Campground is located in the mountains of northern California. It offers access to a variety of nearby recreational opportunities, including hiking, fishing and picnicking.

Natural Features: The campground is nestled in a mixed conifer forest in the Lassen National Forest at an elevation of 4,700 feet. It is located next to Gurnsey Creek.

Recreation: The area provides access to plentiful hiking trails, picnic spots and rainbow trout fishing.

Facilities: Dozens of individual campsites and two group sites are available at Gurnsey Creek Campground. Group Site 1 can accommodate up to 56 people; Group Site 2 can accommodate up to 112 people. 

High Bridge Campground– Developed campground with 12 available sites.  Maximum of 8 people per site.

Butte Creek – Quiet and off the beaten path, Butte Creek campground is located 4 miles off Highway 44. No fee. 10 semi-developed sites. No water available. Vault toilets located on both ends of campground

Big Pine Campground – Big Pine Campground sites are nestled under the tall pines along scenic Hat Creek. All sites have fire rings and barbecues.  Come and enjoy a peaceful night camping beneath the whispering pines.


1 mile south of Old Station, 27 miles south of Burney on state route 44/89

Limited turning, trailers not recommended.