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Gurnsey Creek

Lassen National Forest

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Gurnsey Creek Campground is located in the mountains of northern California within the Lassen National Forest. It offers access to abundant recreational activities, such as hiking, fishing and picnicking, as well as dozens of individual or group campsites. The campground is near Lake Almanor and the entrance of Lassen Volcanic National Park.


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


Dozens of individual campsites and two reservable 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.

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.

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.
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Campground Matrix

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Warner Valley
Lassen Volcanic National Park
9.4mi 75%
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12.0mi 73%
Juniper Lake Group
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12.0mi 68%
Summit Lake South
Lassen Volcanic National Park
12.5mi 81%
Summit Lake North
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12.8mi 80%
Summit Lake Stock Corral
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12.8mi 74%
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