Rocky Point Campground

Lake Almanor


Lake Almanor


Rocky Point Campground, Lake Almanor, CA

Rocky Point Campground

Lake Almanor
Attractions and Activities

Lake Almanor is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts from boaters and water skiers to anglers and hikers.

  • Take your boat out onto the water of 28,000-acre Lake Almanor.
  • Enjoy waterskiing, wakeboarding, jet skiing, and fishing.
  • Rent a boat at Big Cove Resort, Majors Outpost, or Knotty Pines Resort.
  • Enjoy a picnic and a swim at Marvin Alexander Beach, East Shore or Canyon Dam.
  • Hike on the Lake Almanor Recreation Trail for great views of Lake Almanor.
  • Rent a kayak from Lake Almanor Kayak Rentals.
  • Take a day trip to Butt Reservoir, Mountain Meadows Reservoir or Round Valley Reservoir.

Key Rocky Point Campground Regulations

  1. Bears: Food and similar items must be stored in bear-proof lockers.
  2. Water may still be in short supply after California's drought.
  3. Firewood: Purchase firewood locally to avoid bringing in pests.

Rocky Point Campground

Rocky Point Campground is situated along the west shore of 28,000-acre Lake Almanor. The lake and the campground are operated by the Pacific Gas and Electric Corporation. Visitors to Lake Almanor enjoy boating, waterskiing, fishing, swimming, and hiking. Lassen Volcanic National Park is close enough for a day trip.

Notice: Sites 68 - 102 in Loop 2 are closed in early summer (May- June) 2017 to protect ospreys nesting in a large "hazard tree".

Rocky Point Campground has 109 campsites, most of which can accommodate RVs, trailers, and tents. Some sites are walk-in, tent-only campsites. A 2-night minimum stay is required for those making reservations. Rocky Point Campground has two Group Campsites, North and South.

Campground Basics
Rocky Point Campground Location: Off Highway 89 along Lake Almanor's west shore
Elevation: 4,600 feet
Mileage and driving time from gateway city: Red Bluff - 83 miles, 1:38
Number of Sites: 109
Open - Closed: May through early October
Max. People per Site: 6 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 1 vehicle ($5 for additional vehicles)
Pets: on leash, always attended, $2 per day
Information: (530) 284-1785

Reservations
Reservations available mid-May through mid-September
Booking Window: See PG&E's Reservation Information below
Maximum RV/trailer Length: 40 feet
ADA Wheelchair Accessible Sites: #4, 10, 14B, 75, 89
Favorite Campsites: #64, 68, 76, 77, 90, 97, 99, 101, 108, 109
Fees: $25 per night
Reservations: Rocky Point Campground Reservations
$10 reservation fee
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out 11:00 AM

Rocky Point Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, food locker, fire ring with grill; no hook-ups
Campground: Vault toilets, tap water
Campground Map: Rocky Point Campground Map
Showers: No
Dump station: Nearby
Nearby attractions: Canyon Dam Picnic Area, Lake Almanor Recreation Trail, Plumas Pines Resort, Wilson's Camp Prattville, Almanor Scenic Outlook, Chester

Pacific Gas & Electric Company
Campground Reservation Information

Beginning February 6, 2017, at 8:00 AM, group and individual campsites may be reserved for a full week or more (7-day minimum, 14-day maximum) within the campground's reservation season.

Starting March 6, 2017, at 8:00 AM, group and individual campsites may be reserved for partial weeks and weekends (2-day minimum, 14-day maximum) within the campground's reservation season.

All PG&E campgrounds, including those with reservations available, also have some first-come, first-serve sites.

General Camping Information for

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, firewood from outside the area is not permitted.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate

Rocky Point Campground, Lake Almanor, CA

Rocky Point Campground

Rocky Point North Group Campsite

Rocky Point North Group Campsite can accommodate up to 30 people in 5 sites. Each site has a fire ring, picnic table, and storage locker. The site has piped water and vault toilets. A 2-night minimum stay is required.
Fee: $142 per night
Reservations: Rocky Point North Group Campsite Reservations

Rocky Point South Group Campsite

Rocky Point North Group Campsite can accommodate up to 114 people in 12 sites. Each site has a fire ring, picnic table, and storage locker. The site has piped water and vault toilets. A 2-night minimum stay is required.
Fee: $561 per night
Reservations: Rocky Point South Group Campsite Reservations

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