Merrill Campground / Eagle Lake

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Merrill Campground / Eagle Lake

Area: Located at the south end of Eagle Lake


Lassen National Forest, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130, (530) 257-2151

Administered by: Eagle Lake Ranger District, (530) 258-4188


Elevation: 5,100

Season Length: Subject to weather conditions, May-October

Number of sites: 173 individual sites and two small-group sites (waterfront sites for tent camping)

Fee: $18-$56  $19 for water front sites 57-73 with no hook-ups; $29 for sites 27-56 and 123-156 with partial hook-ups; $33 for sites 1-26 and 91-122 with full hook-ups; $56 for small groups at site 17 and 118 with full hook-ups.

RV sites:  Yes   RV’s up to: 50-feet    Full and Partial Hook-ups:   Garbage: containers 

Toilets: Vault    Water: Yes      Picnic tables and fire grills                     

Nearest town: Spaulding (west side of lake)

Nearby boat launch: Eagle Lake Marina, resort and campground

Reservations:  Yes (fee)

Additional information:  A dump station is nearby.  Pets must be kept on a leash.  Please note that the dates and prices below are subject to change and reflect 2007 data.  If listed, the campground opening dates are approximate due to weather conditions.  For reservable campsites, go on line at or phone toll free at 877-444-6777.

Directions: From Highway 395 continue on Highway 36 to Susanville.  Continue on Highway 36 west to A1/Eagle Lake Road.  Turn north on Eagle Lake Road and drive 17.5 miles to the campground.



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