Gurnsey Creek Campground

Lassen National Forest

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Highway 36 Mill Creek, CA 96061 530-258-2141 530-257-2151 Official Website

GPS: 40.309, -121.426

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Overview of Gurnsey Creek Campground

Number of Sites 29

Open Seasonally May-October

Elevation 4,691 ft / 1,429 m

Max Stay 14

Max Length 30 ft

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/22/2023
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/22/2023
15 reviews
“Basic USFS campground, great Lassen NP base.”

Reviewed 6/22/2023

Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 4
RV Length: 27' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

Why we booked: Came to see Lassen NP. Manzanita Lake Campground canceled on us, and we needed a spot with plenty of FCFS availability.

Campground: Basic USFS campground. Heavily wooded with pine and sequoias, sites relatively spacious, vault toilets and threaded water spigots throughout. We were able to fill our tank by connecting a couple of hoses. Some spots for okay solar—we were getting 200W of a possible 400 after picking a sunny campsite in the summer. Being on a 55mph road, you do get road noise that dies down at night. Probably makes this a better campground for RVs than tent camping. Combining Verizon and T-Mobile with our router and booster let my wife and I work on video calls with few problems.

Quirks: Huge stacks of free firewood due to work done in 2022/2023.

Site: Ours was one of a handful that can fit bigger rigs. Most folks should be able to get in here just fine—but if you're bigger, be good at backing.

Nearby: The southwest Lassen NP entrance is about 20 minutes away. The town of Chester is 20 minutes the other way, with propane and diesel and some decent food.

Value: Perfect!

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
Verizon 4G
T-Mobile 4G

LookMomNoHouse would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • group sites
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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