Gumboot Campground

Mt. Shasta, CA
Teddy R.
Teddy R.

Description: The area on the north side of this shallow alpine lake is open for camping from June to October, depending on snow. There are at least 6 undeveloped sites (no tables) with user-created fire rings and a vault toilet. Bring your own water or purify the lake water. Suitable for tents and mid-size RV's or trailers. No fee. Usually opens around the end of May and closes due to snow by the first of November. Features: This is one of three alpine lakes on the district that can be reached by passenger car. The lake sits in a broad open bowl surrounded by grassy areas and mixed conifer forest. A smaller lake lies only a short distance to the west. Fishing and non-motorized boating are the most popular activities. Hikers can drive 2 miles from the lake to the Gumboot Trailhead to access the Pacific Crest Trail. Views of Mt. Shasta and the Trinity Alps abound. It is an easy 2 miles (one-way) south on the PCT to view and explore the Seven Lakes Basin.

Lake
Forest

Amenities (Offered on site)

Toilet Available
Picnic Table
Campfires Allowed
Tents Allowed

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This is not an actual reservation other campers are open to stay at this location.

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