Camping and Park Regulations
These regulations will help you to have a safe and enjoyable visit to your national park and leave it unimpaired for others to enjoy.
- Unless otherwise posted alcoholic beverages are permitted only in picnic areas and campgrounds. They are prohibited in all other areas.
- Pets are welcome in most areas and must be on a leash at all times. Pets are not permitted on trails east of Travertine Nature Center, in swimming areas, or in the backcountry. Pets should not be left unattended in campsites.
- Fires are allowed in designated areas only. Grills and fire grates are provided and must be used. No ground fires are permitted.
- Camp and picnic in designated areas only.
- Lantern hangers have been provided for your use. Please use them and protect the trees from damage.
- All wildlife, flowers, and plants are protected. Be careful - animals may bite and certain plants are poisonous.
- Keep all vehicles on maintained roads only. Park your vehicles and trailers within campsite driveway to protect vegetation. ATVs and off-road motorcycles are not permitted in the park.
- Dead and down wood can be collected near the campground. Trees should not be cut or damaged.
- One-way roads and speed limits are posted for your safety. Remember small children may be playing in the area.
- . Quiet Hours are from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. No generators, radios, stereos, or musical instruments please. Only registered campers and guests are permitted in the campground.
- . Checkout time is 2:00 pm for all campgrounds. There is a 14-day stay limit.
- . For everyone's safety, roller skates, roller blades, and skateboards are prohibited in the park.
- . Fishing is permitted in all of the small lakes throughout the park including Veterans Lake by hand held rod/pole only. A state-fishing license is required. No trotlines, jugs, yo-yo's or sail lines are permitted in these small lakes.
It is your responsibility to be familiar with National Park Service regulations.