Juanita Lake Group Campsite

Juanita Lake Group Campsite

The Juanita Lake Group Campsite location is in Macdoel, California
96058. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Juanita Lake Group Campsite facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Goosenest Ranger District
37805 Hwy 97

Phone number
530- 398-4391


Campground information Macdoel, California


Juanita Lake campground offers a group campsite adjacent to Juanita Lake on the Klamath National Forest. The lake offers a unique combination of recreation opportunities including many water-based activities like fishing and swimming.


The 55 acre Juanita Lake is excellent for small rowboats, rafts, and canoes. There is a paved boat launch ramp, a dock in the summer, and fish cleaning station. No motors are permitted on the lake. The lake is regularly stocked with trout and has a bass and catfish population.

Those wanting to explore will enjoy the 1.5 mile paved, barrier free trail that circles the lake with two fishing jetties for easy lake access. For the more ambitious hiker, there is a 6 mile hike with a 2,700 foot elevation gain climbing up to Ball Mountain Lookout.

Visitors interested in cooling off will delight in a swim or simply wading and water-play from the shoreline.


The group site is located next to Juanita Lake in a private location away from the main campground. There are four parking areas that can accommodate approximately 15 vehicles. The site offers drinking water (two spigots), eight picnic tables, a large group campfire ring, four pedestal grills, eight lantern hangers, five bear-proof trash cans and two vault toilets. All camp/tent areas have views of the lake. There is limited RV parking at the group site. This site is more suited for non-RV group use.

Natural Features

The partially shaded campground sits at an altitude of 5,130 feet and is located on the shores of Juanita Lake surrounded by a ponderosa pine forest. The lake is a favorite bird watching area with bald eagles and osprey regularly fishing the lake. Sit among the pines and fish or watch a diverse array of wildlife that uses the area.

Nearby Attractions

The Butte Valley Wildlife Area is within four miles.

Frequently Asked Questions About Goosenest Ranger District Macdoel, CA

How do I make a reservation with Juanita Lake Group Campsite?

To make reservations at Juanita Lake Group Campsite, you can call the office at 530- 398-4391.

Where is Juanita Lake Group Campsite located?

The Juanita Lake Group Campsite is located at Goosenest Ranger District 37805 Hwy 97 in Macdoel,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Juanita Lake Group Campsite have tent or RV camping?

Juanita Lake Group Campsite offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 530- 398-4391 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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