Drive-In Camping Within Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore
Our drive-in campsites are offered on a first come first serve basis. We do not take reservations. Come early on your first day to get a site.
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore campsites provide a picnic table, fire ring with grate, and tent pad. Solar-powered wells provide water. Vault toilets are available.
Camping is on a first-come, first-serve basis (no reservations) with an overnight fee of $14 with lakeside sites at Twelvemile Beach Campground $16 per night. Holders of the America The Beautiful Senior Pass
(62 and older) and the America The Beautiful Access Pass
(disabled) receive a 50% discount.
Weather permitting, campground services are normally available and fees collected beginning the Friday on or just prior to May 15 through the Monday on or just after October 31. The campgrounds may be used year round. (For information on winter camping, click here
Because of the popularity of these campgrounds, an early morning arrival is suggested. You may also wish to identify an nearby campground
in your plans as the national lakeshore campgrounds are often full, especially on weekends and all of July and August.
Disabled accessible campsites are available at each campground and are reserved for disabled campers until 6 p.m. each evening. If they are not filled by 6 p.m., other campers may occupy the disabled accessible campsite for that night only
The lakeshore's campgrounds are rustic and do not have electric, telephone, water, or sewer hookups. Typically there is no cell phone reception.
Campground quiet hours are 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. There are generator-free areas at Twelvemile Beach and Hurricane River Campgrounds.