GURNSEY CREEK, CA

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.The campground is nestled in a mixed conifer forest in the Lassen National Forest at an elevation...
Status: Open through Sun Oct 05 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Bears frequent the area; use appropriate containers for food and trash
  • Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground
  • Click here for more information on the Lassen National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect California's forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. For more information visit firewood.ca.gov.
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GURN GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 56 60 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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RAIN GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 112 60 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Nonspecific+ MANAGEMENT 100 Accessible 99 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
+When you reserve one of these sites, it will not be a site specific reservation. You will be assigned a site when you arrive at the campground.
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

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.

Picnic tables and campfire rings with grills are provided, as are accessible vault toilets and drinking water. No utility hookups are provided. A water-filling station is located at the campground entrance. Parking is limited within the campground.

Nearby Attractions:

The campground is located 14 miles west of the town of Chester and Lake Almanor, where boating, fishing, sailing and water skiing are popular activities.

The southwest entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park is about 14 miles north. The park is known for its active hissing fumaroles and boiling mud pots that continually shape and alter the landscape.

Booking Window

GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Sun Jul 27 2014 - Thu Jul 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

MANAGEMENT

Sun Jul 27 2014 - Fri Jan 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sun May 11 2014 Sun Oct 05 2014
Peak Sun May 10 2015 Sun Oct 04 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Area
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 11 2014 -
Oct 05 2014
MANAGEMENT N/A
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $56.00-$112.00
Peak Season
May 10 2015 -
Oct 04 2015
MANAGEMENT N/A
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $56.00-$112.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
40.30889, -121.42667
40°18'32"N, 121°25'36"W

From the town of Chester, follow Highway 36 west for about 14 miles. Gurnsey Creek Campground is located on the right side of the highway, about 2 miles past the Highway 32 turnoff.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

GURNSEY CREEK
LASSEN
CHESTER  CA 

Phone Number:

Information:  (530)258-2141
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