Summit Lake, Lassen Volcanic National Park

#12 of 15 in Nature in Lassen Volcanic National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Summit Lake is a lake in the Lassen Volcanic National Park of

Shasta County, California, east of California Route 89 at elevation 6,700 ft (2,000 m). Two campgrounds, named Summit Lake North and Summit Lake South, are located adjacent to the lake.
Plan to visit Summit Lake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lassen Volcanic National Park attractions using our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip website.
Create an itinerary including Summit Lake

Summit Lake reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
16 reviews
  • We ended up choosing the south entrance of Summit Lake for our picnic as we traveled from the south end of the park to the north end. It was a hot day but much cooler at this elevation and plenty of....  more »
  • You must stop at Summit Lake nestled in beautiful Lassen Volcanic Park for a wonderful, relaxing scene of this lake. The camp ground offers picknick tables and barbeque pits for a fun time with your.....  more »
  • Whether camping or day touring, Summit Lake makes a refreshing stop. It is high enough to beat the summer heat and is conveniently located to other features of Lassen NP.
  • Pěkné jezero, kolem kterého jsou campy. Ideální pro procházky a pro rodiny s dětmi.

Plan your trip to Lassen Volcanic National Park

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.