Kangaroo Lake Campground

Shasta National Forest

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Rail Creek Road
Gazelle, CA 96034
530-226-2500
Official Website

GPS: 41.335, -122.641

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 18
Pad Type: asphalt
Open Seasonally: June-October
Elevation: 6079 ft
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 30 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
Sprint Voice Only
Weboost
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Jim G
Sebastopol, CA
27 Forest River Wildwood
2012 Dodge Ram 2500 6.7L Diesel
9 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: n/a
“Big hopes, but dissappointed”

Reviewed Sep 01, 2017

Overall Rating

The campground is beautiful. My big disappointment was the access road through the sites is too small for my trailer.

I took a reconnaissance trip to Kangaroo Lake one afternoon in August 2017 hoping to find everything I'd wished for. The campground is gorgeous and the lake access, fishing potential and general appeal are high.

But the roadway through the campsites is too narrow and curvy for my 27 foot trailer. This is despite the summary specs for the campground as allowing "30ft max" rigs. Perhaps that means the combined length of the pull vehicle and trailer. I carefully drove through the campground a second time trying to gauge if I could make it work, but I don't think my truck and trailer could fit.

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Carla W

25 Airstream Flying Cloud
12 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 15
“Tough to get a spot in season, but definitely worth trying”

Reviewed Jul 20, 2015

Overall Rating

This is a great campground with nice facilities and great recreation opportunities. We snagged the last available site on a Thursday afternoon in July. There was mass clearing on Sunday, so that may be the best day to look for a site. The pit toilet and trash cans were clean, the water was clean and plentiful, the picnic table was large and the fire ring was well maintained. Site 15 had enough sun to allow our solar panels to keep us charged in the high 90% range the entire time. The noise rating is due to the camp host running an old (loud) generator quite a bit. Plus our site was relatively close to the day use parking, so there was noise. But it was very quiet at night. Note that cell phone service is very site dependent.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
Sprint Voice Only
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Siskiyou County Camping: Kangaroo Lake & Campground

Kangaroo Lake & Campground Siskiyou County, California *This is a hidden gem... and well worth the drive!Affiliation:  National Forest Service Campground and Day Use AreaNumber of Campsites: ...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • ADA Accessible
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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