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Fees & Reservations

Lake Amistad

Beautiful Amistad Reservoir

ACTIVITY FEES

Amistad National Recreation Area does not charge an entrance fee. Fees are charged for the following: a Lake Use Permit for most boats, camping fees, and hunting permit fees. See below for more details.

Lake Use Permit

Fees
$4.00 per day per 24 hour period, or

$40.00 annually, for one year from month of purchase

Details
All boats using the United States portion of Amistad Reservoir that are required to have State registration must have an Amistad NRA Lake Use Permit. These permits are required regardless of where the boat is launched. Daily or annual permits are available.

For current Mexico boat permit and fishing license information, go to www.conapescasandiego.org or call 619.233.4324.

Daily permits cost $4.00 per 24 hour period beginning at the time of purchase. These may be purchased for multiple days. A special 3-day (72-hour) permit costs $10.00.

Annual permits cost $40.00 and are good for 12 months from the month purchased. Current boat registration is required to purchase an annual permit.

Senior Pass & Golden Access holders are entitled to a 50% discount. Boats must be registered in the pass holder's name. Annual Passes are for entrance fees only and do not qualify for discounts on user fees. Click here for more information on federal passes.

Annual or Daily Lake Use Permits may be purchased at the Amistad Visitor Information Center on Hwy 90W or at any of the automated vending machines located at Diablo East, Rough Canyon and the Pecos River. When annual permits are purchased at the automated machines, the permit receipt must be exchanged for a sticker within 14 days of purchase or the receipt is invalid. Exchanges may be made at the Visitor Information Center. Current boat registration is required for exchange, and if a discount is claimed, the Senior Pass or Golden Access card.

See Boating for more information.

Camping

Fees

$4.00 - $8.00 per night

Details
Governors Landing Campground is $8.00 per night per site.

San Pedro, 277 N, Rough Canyon and Spur 406 Campgrounds are $4.00 per night per site.

Campsites are first-come, first-served, no reservations.

Senior Pass & Golden Access holders are entitled to a 50% discount. Annual Passes are for entrance fees only and do not qualify for discounts on user fees. Click here for more information on federal passes.

Group campsites at San Pedro, 277 North and Rock Quarry are available by reservation only for $2.00 per person per night; minimum 15 persons. Reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance at the Visitor Information Center, or by calling 830-775-7491 ext. 0 with a valid credit card.

See Camping for more information.

Amistad Hunting Permits are $20 for the Amistad NRA hunting season (September 1 through February 28).

See Hunting for more information.


Special Use Permits

Special Use Permit Application - Form 10-930

Special Use Filming Permit Application - Form 10-932

Details
For information on all Special Use Permits, or to request a Fishing Tournament permit application, please call Amistad NRA headquarters at (830) 775-7492 ext. 2202. e-mail us

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