Set in scenic and mountainous northern California, Butte Lake Group Campground attracts countless campers every year. The campground is part of Lassen Volcanic National Park, known for its amazing geology and hydrothermal sites. The campground itself is known not only for its amazing backdrop but also for the plentiful outdoor activities that can be enjoyed while camping there. And one of its best features is that it welcomes dogs, so you can bring your canine companion along for an unforgettable camping experience.
To get to the campground, you will have to travel on a six-mile gravel path, and when you arrive at the campground with your dog, you will immediately notice the picturesque Ponderosa pines that surround the site. You will be at an elevation of about 6,100 feet, and you will notice that the campground offers some amenities to make your stay more comfortable. It has drinking water, food storage lockers, picnic tables, flush toilets, and even an amphitheater. And you will have a lake nearby as well — Butte Lake. This lake actually connects to a lava flow, and it is a great location to explore in a canoe or kayak. You can also take a hike via one of the trailheads that connect to the campsite, but please note that dogs are not allowed on the park's trails. Lassen Volcanic National Park is an amazing location to explore on foot, and you’re sure to catch a glimpse of some amazing wildlife and natural features of the area.
When you are staying at Butte Lake Group Campground, you will want to keep a few things in mind. Remember that the fee is $62 ($35 for dry camping), and reservations must be made at least four days in advance. Also note that you are in a bear zone, so follow all bear safety practices. A camping permit is required to camp here.
You and your dog will love Butte Lake Group Campground; camping there is truly one of the best ways to experience northern California!