Welcome to Campground by the Lake 

The Campground is Currently CLOSED

The camping season runs from May (weather permitting) through the end of October.

2024 Campground Reservations - Not Open

Reservations for the 2024 camping season will open Monday, March 4, 2024, at 8:00 am. 

Campground by the Lake will accept reservations for loops D, E, F and portions of C. Loops A, B, and tent cabin village are no longer available due to the construction of a new Recreation and Aquatics Center.   

No Electric or Water Hookups available for any campsite.  All sites are considered dry sites. Water is available at the campground entrance and a few community (shared) water spigots are located in each loop. 

ADA Compliant Site: For campers who need access to an ADA compliant site, please email us at to make a reservation. 


Construction Activity Notice

Please be advised that from Spring 2024 - Winter 2026 significant construction will be taking place in the north side of the Campground, previously loops A & B. Before making your reservation, be aware that loud construction noises and other construction related activity may impact your stay. Work is scheduled between the hours of 7:00 am - 6:00 pm, 7 days a week. 

Before making your reservation for 2024, all campers are hereby notified of construction noise and other construction-related impacts you may experience during your stay.  Due to advance notification of the impacts to the camping experience, no refunds will be issued due to construction activity. To learn more about the refund policy click here. 

Campground by the Lake

Fee Type Campground Fee
Standard Campsites
(1-6 people & 1 Car)
$45/night base fee
Transaction Fee $10
Taxes 12%
Add On Fee Type Campground Fee
Dogs (No more than 3 dogs per site)
All dogs must be on leash and supervised at all times.
$2 each night
Extra Person (No more than 2 additional for a max of 8) $6 each night
Extra Vehicle (No holding tanks/No more than 1 additional for a max of 2) $6 each night
Motorcycles & Electric Scooters $3 each night
Visitor Day Use $5 each day
Dump Station Free to Registered Campers
$15 To Non Registered Campers
Late Checkout (Subject to Availability/Check with Gatehouse) $10 a site
Boats No Charge

Shower Fees

Campground Shower Takes Quarters  
First 3 minutes $0.50
4 1/2 minutes $0.75
6 minutes $1.00
7 1/2 minutes $1.25

*Camping Fees Do Not include a $10 Transaction Fee or Tax. The current tax rate is 12%. Prices are subject to change.

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Cancellations made 30 days or more prior to reservation will be charged a $10 cancellation fee and the remaining balance of fees will be refunded. Cancellations made between 48 hours prior to reservation and 30 days will be charged $50 plus a $10 cancellation fee and remaining balance of fees will be refunded. There are no refunds within 48 hours of a reservation.  


Campground by the Lake can be reached by email or call us at (530) 542-6096 (summer months only) 

All reservations are made online only. The campground gatehouse and the telephone are not staffed during the winter months due to seasonal staffing. It is not recommended to call the campground with questions. Please contact us by email to receive a prompt response to your questions.