** Please note that the park, including the on-location bookstore, only accepts credit cards, debit cards, and prepaid cards for payment.
Amistad National Recreation Area does not charge an entrance fee. User fees are charged for the following: lake use, camping, and hunting.
All boats using the United States portion of the Amistad Reservoir must have an Amistad National Recreation Area Lake Use Pass if the boat is required to have a State registration. These passes are required regardless of where the boat is launched. Daily or annual passes are available.
Annual or daily Lake Use Passes may be purchased at the Visitor Center or at the automated fee machines located at Diablo East, Rough Canyon, and Box Canyon.
Designated campground sites are first-come, first-served. We do not take reservations for designated campground sites.
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 Center or by calling 830-775-7491 with a valid credit card.
Senior Pass and Access Pass holders are entitled to a 50% discount on Lake Use Passes and camping fees. To receive a discount on Lake Use Passes, boats must be registered in the pass holder's name.
Special Use Permits
Last updated: July 15, 2022