Photo of Juanita Lake
Copyright: Hal Dill (used with permission)
Along Hwy 97, near Macdoel
Brief description: Campground set among fir trees with lake and mountain views.
is a man made 55
acre lake regularly stocked with trout.
Bass and catfish are also caught at the lake. There is a barrier free trail that circles
the lake. Juanita
Open Dates: May through October
Number of Campsites: 23 campsites with one double site ~ 1 Large (50 person) group campsite. Maximum spur 30 feet. Group site is by reservation only.
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Fees: $15 per night, $20 per night for double site (#14) and $50 per night for Group Camping site. Extra charges may occur for additional vehicles
Klamath National Forest
Restrictions: No motorized boats on the lake (no gas or electric motors). Dogs must be on leash. No ATV use. No bicycles on the trails.
Location/Address: Approximately 10 miles from
off of Hwy 97. About 4 miles south of Macdoel look for Ball
Mountain Road and go west approximately 3 miles to Forest Route 46N04, travel
approximately 4 miles on Route 46N04 to campground. Macdoel,
Elevation: Approx. 5100 feet.
- Cleaning station for fish
- Interpretive Site
- Fishing jetties
- Vault toilets
- Tables and fire pit at each site
- Drinking water
- Large parking area
General Description: A man made mountain lake, popular for fishing. Nice camping area adjacent to the lake (not on the lake). Mild days, medium usage. Prepare for possible ticks and mosquitoes. Deer and bobcats in area. The lake remains at a fairly constant level, and the water in the lake is very cold year round.
Nearby Services: Fuel, and groceries (minimal) about 8 miles in
or 10 miles in Macdoel both very small towns.
Nearest medical facility would be in Klamath Falls, Oregon approximately
59 miles north on Hwy 97 or Mercy Medical Center in Mt. Shasta, CA south on Hwy
97 at 62 miles away. Mt. Hebron