Rocky Point Campground
and Marvin Alexander Day Use
PG&E DeSabla Watershed / Lake Almanor Area
Approx. Open/Close Dates: Early-May to First of October
Approx. Hours/Week/Couple: 30
Available Utilities: W, S, E
# of Host Sites: 4
# of Campsites: 160; 2 groups / day use area
# of Restrooms: 13 vault, 26 toilets
Elevation: 4500 feet
Rocky Point Campground is on the shores of Lake Almanor near Chester, California. Chester is about 15 minutes from Rocky Point.
The Area Manager lives in Rocky Point Campground with 4 host couples and a couple who works the kiosk. All but one host site has full hookups. The last one electric and water hookups with a septic tank that is emptied regularly. 3 hosts sites are adjacent to each other in Loop 1 near the campground entrance. The Area Manager's site is next to the dump station. Loops 2 and 3 are further away from the others.
Marvin Alexander Day Use area is in Prattville, a couple miles from Rocky Point. Either a local person is hired for this 10/week position or the Area Manager assigns the hours to another host.
There is a hospital in Chester and both Chester and Greenville have a few good dining choices and small grocery markets. The closest Walmart is in Susanville; 45 minutes away. Satellite dishes can receive from each of the host sites and there is 1 TV station available via antenna. Cell service is spotty in the campground depending on your provider. Wi-Fi may be available.