Welcome to Campground by the Lake 

The Campground is Currently OPEN 

The camping season runs from May 1, 2023 (weather permitting) through the end of October.

2023 Campground Reservations

Opening day will be May 1st weather permitting. 

To make a reservation for the 2023 season click HERE. We will also be taking walk-up reservations on site based on availability May through October.

Campground by the Lake is accepting reservations for loops D, E, F and portions of C. We will not be opening reservations to loops A, B, portions of C, and tent cabin village due to the construction of a new Recreation and Aquatics Center.   

ALL campsites will be impacted by daytime construction noise, no matter what site is selected. Before making your reservation, 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 noise. 

No Electric or Water Hookups: At this time there are no sites with electric hookups or water hookups available. 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. 


Camping Fees

Site Type
Non-Peak Season (Spring and Fall)
Peak Season (Summer)
Standard Campsites
(No hook up - Up to 6 people & 1 Car)
(No more than 3 dogs per site)
$2 each/night $2 each/night
Extra Person
(No more than 2 additional for max of 8)
$6 each/night $6 each/night
Extra Vehicle 
(No holding tanks / No more than 1 additional)
$6 each/night $6 each/night
Motorcycles & Electric Scooters $3 each/night $3 each/night
Visitor Day Use $5/day $5/day
Dump Station Free To Campers
$10 To Non Registered Campers
Free To Campers
$10 To Non Registered Campers
Late Checkout $10/site $10/site
Boats No Charge 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

* Fees Do Not include $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. 

Fire Restrictions in City Limits Including Campground by the Lake

At this time there are no fire restrictions. However, fire restrictions are common and may impact the use of BBQs, Fire Pits, and open flames. Please check this website for current restrictions before your visit.