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Stockton Lake Camping

Stockton Lake offers many opportunities for campers. Ten campgrounds are conveniently located around the lake. The Corps of Engineers maintains Cedar Ridge, Crabtree Cove, Hawker Point, Masters, Orleans Trail, Ruark Bluff East and Ruark Bluff West Campgrounds. User fees are charged for camping in all of the parks. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov . In addition to the Corps of Engineers maintained campground, Mutton Creek Marina, Orleans Trail Marina and Stockton State Park also offer camping opportunities on the lake.

Campgrounds

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  • Basic Non-Electric - $10-$12/Day
  • Prime Non-Electric - $12-$14/Day
  • Basic 30 amp Electric - $16/Day
  • Prime 30 amp Electric - $18/Day
  • Prime 50 amp Electric - $20/Day
  • Shoulder Season Non-Electric - $5/Day
  • Shoulder Season Electric - $9/Day 
  • Group Camping - $85-$110/Day
Located on the Little Sac River arm of the lake, Cedar Ridge is a prime destination for outdoor recreation. The park has 90 campsites and includes universally accessible sites, tent only sites, non-electric RV sites, 30 amp electric sites, and 50 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower house, dump station, 2 boat ramps with courtesy docks, fishing dock, swimming beach, playground, and picnic areas. The regular fee season is 16 April thru 30 September; the shoulder season is 15 March thru 15 April and 1 October thru 30 November; camping is free the rest of the year.
Located on the northeast side of the main body of the lake, Crabtree Cove offers a nice view of the dam and great access to fishing. The park has 59 campsites and includes universally accessible sites, tent only sites, non-electric RV sites, and 30 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower house, dump station, boat ramp with courtesy dock, fishing dock, playground, and picnic areas. The regular fee season is 16 April thru 30 September; the shoulder season is 15 March thru 15 April and 1 October thru 30 November; camping is free the rest of the year.

Stockton Lake offers 3 reservable group campgrounds around the lake:

  • Orleans Trail Group Camp, located near the town of Stockton, is availble 16 April thru 30 September. Facilities include 12 electric sites, a picnic shelter, flush toilet, and access to a shower house

Located on the Big Sac arm just south of the 245 bridge, Hawker Point offers great recreation opportunities. The park has 52 campsites and includes a universally accessible site, tent only sites, non-electric RV sites, and 30 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower house, dump station, boat ramp with courtesy dock, playground, picnic areas, and horse trail head. The regular fee season is 16 April thru 30 September; the shoulder season is 15 March thru 15 April and 1 October thru 30 November; camping is free the rest of the year.

Located near the city of Stockton, Orleans Trail offers many recreation opportunities with the convenience of a nearby town. The park has 110 non-electric campsites and a group camp with 30 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower houses, dump station, boat ramp with courtesy dock, swimming beach, picnic areas and horse trail head. The regular fee season is 15 May thru 15 September; camping is free the rest of the year.

Located at the confluence of Sac River and Sons Creek, Ruark Bluff East is a very popular campground for campers and fisherman alike. The park has 90 campsites and includes universally accessible sites, tent only sites, non-electric RV sites, and 30 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower houses, dump station, boat ramp with courtesy dock, fishing dock, swimming beach, playground, and picnic areas. The regular fee season is 16 April thru 30 September; the shoulder season is 15 March thru 15 April and 1 October thru 30 November; camping is free the rest of the year.

Located on the Sons Creek arm of the lake, Ruark Bluff West is one of the most popular campgrounds on the lake. The park has 74 campsites and includes universally accessible sites, tent only sites, non-electric RV sites, 30 amp electric sites, and a group camp with 30 amp electric sites. Facilities include: shower houses, dump station, boat ramp with courtesy dock, fishing dock, swimming beach, playgrounds, and picnic areas. The regular fee season is 16 April thru 30 September; the park is closed the rest of the year.

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