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Camping in Rockhaven Park

Rockhaven Park is undergoing some changes to the campground this winter.  The campground is closed for the winter, with a projected opening date of 1 April 2020.  While we are within the six month time frame for advance reservations, none of the Rockhaven Park campsites are open to reservations for this upcoming summer, due to the alterations being made.  You can check the www.recreation.gov website, call the reservation service at 877-444-6777, or call the Clinton Lake Corps of Engineers office at 785-843-7665 for information on the Rockhaven Park Equestrian campground.

Rockhaven Park has the only campground on Clinton Lake that allows people to camp with their horses or mules. In fact, a portion of the sites are considered "equestrian campers only" (sites 1-5 and 22-48) and are only to be used by people camping with horses and/or mules. All electric sites in this park are reserved for equestrian campers only. The main trailhead for the South Shore or Rockhaven Trail is located in Rockhaven Park. There is also a day use parking lot for those who wish to ride or walk the trails without overnight camping. We do ask that day use trail users park in the day use parking lot rather than on campsites.

Camping fees are $12.00 per night on non-electric sites and $16.00 per night on electric sites. This campground is open April 1 through November 30 and has 48 campsites. Rockhaven Park Campground is now included in recreation.gov and camp sites 31-48 may be reserved for dates between 1 April and 30 September.  After 30 September, sites are available first-come, first-served, and paid for at the self-pay station.  Sites that are not reserved can still be paid for at the self-pay station, but can only be paid 3 days at a time.

Rockhaven Park has seen many improvements over the past few years; as a result, this equestrian park is becoming more popular and well-visited. The recent improvements include: a new vault toilet just outside the campground for those just spending the day at the park, a new four-unit shower and flush toilet restroom for the paid campers, a new group picnic shelter on the north side, new playground equipment, electric pedestals on eighteen of the campsites, and several corrals have been built or setup around the perimeter of the campground and in the center of the area.

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