Chester - Ponderosa Flat Campground at Butt Valley ReservoirPrattville - Butt Reservior Road
Chester, California 96020
Butt Valley Reservoir is an awesome lake and Ponderosa Flat Campground is a great place to spend a few days enjoying it.
All of the sixty-three campsites sit right on or very near the water and feature a fire ring, picnic table and food locker. There are also vaulted toilets on the ground but no shower facilities.
Bring your boat and use the boat launch to get out on the lake, enjoying the views and having some fun on the water. The campground also offers a nice beach area.
How to get there:
From Highway 36 (on the west side of Lake Almanor), take Highway 89 south. A few miles later you'll see Prattville-Butt Reservoir Road; take it to the right. Follow it until you reach the Reservoir where you'll see the campground on your right.
Sites are $25/night ($2 extra per pet) and reservations are recommended. There is a 6-person per campsite limit. This campground is generally open from May-October. Cool Springs Campground is another popular campground at Butt Valley Reservoir.
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