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Visitors searching for the perfect lake side retreat will find a wide range of camping opportunities available at the six Corps of Engineers parks.  In addition camping opportunities can be found at North Shore Marina, Patterson Harbor Marina and at the Alma City Park.  Designated campsites located in Methodist Cove and Hunter Cove parks are available for use from May through October. These parks offer sites with utilities, modern handicap accessible shower facilities, playgrounds and picnic shelters.

Gate Attendants are stationed at the entrance to these parks and are on duty to help you, our visitors, by assisting with your campsite registrations or reservations and to answer your questions during booth hours. Reservations for many of the sites in these parks can be made online at, by phone at 877-444-6777, or by clicking on the park name link listed on the left hand side of this page.

Hunter Cove Pork remains open during the months of April, October and November for a reduced fee to provide service to season campers. Gremlin Cove, North and South Outlets and Cedar Point Park offers more basic experiences to campers. Visitors to these parks are encouraged to select a campsite denoted by the presence of a fire ring and picnic table, and settle bock to enjoy the freedom of relaxing at the lake. Fees at these parks collected by park rangers on patrol the use of a self-pay vault.

Some additional rules to remember are-

Camping units (RV’s, tents, etc) will be restricted to one (1) per campsite.  Each paid camping unit will be allowed one (1) tent for storage, eating, or children whose residence is with that of the parent.  During holiday weekends (Memorial, Independence and Labor Day) one (1) additional tent will be allowed at campsites due to peak demand.  Appropriate fees will be collected for the additional tent at the full rate of the campsite fee.  This policy is being implemented to reduce the negative impacts due to overuse.        All campers shall be responsible for depositing their garbage in trash dumpsters provided in each park.  Campers who leave garbage at their campsite will be contacted and a warning or citation will be issued depending on the severity of the infraction in accordance with Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations 327.9 (a) & (c).  The objective of this policy is to keep the parks clean for everyone and keep the cost of operating your parks as low as possible to help avoid fee increases

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call the Corps of Engineers office at 308-799-2105.


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 Campground Fees

Hunter Cove Park - $18.00 - $24.00 (October, November, and April Shoulder Season $16.00) 

Methodist Cove Park - $18.00 - $28.00

Gremlin Cove Park - $14.00

North and South Outlet - $12.00

Cedar Point - $12.00