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New Melones Lake Camping


New Melones Lake has two recreation areas managed by the Bureau of Reclamation: Tuttletown and Glory Hole. There are campgrounds located at both recreation sites. The gates to the areas open at 4:00 AM year-round. Closing times vary according to the season.

Day-use fees are $8, and a boat launch fee is an additional $2.
If you are camping the general fee is only $22, which includes your $8 day-use fee or your $10 day-use/launch fee.
Walk-in campsites are $18 per night
Bureau of Reclamation Website: New Melones Camping

Additional camping can be found at nearby Calaveras Big Trees State Park and at some of the neighboring lakes. RV Parks are available only a few miles away at Frogtown and in Angels Camp.


New Melones Campgrounds


Tuttletown Area: Acorn Campground

Location: 2 Miles off Highway 49 on Whittle Road, campgrounds situated on a peninsula.
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Nearby Dump Station and overflow parking
Campsite Amenities: 69 Standard Sites (Tent or RV), one ADA Site; paved parking, a BBQ grill/fire ring, picnic table, and tent site
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov -Tuttletown Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Note: Limited to 8 People per Site, 2 Vehicles
Fees: $22 per night, includes entrance fee and boat launch fee
Nearby Facilities: Eagle Point Picnic Area and Boat Launch Ramp, Heron Point Trail and Picnic Area

Tuttletown Area: Chamise Campground

Location: 2 Miles off Highway 49 on Reynolds Ferry Road, campground located on a peninsula.
Note: No Boats, Trailers, or RVs - mostly Walk-in Campsites; Limited to 4 People per Site and 1 Vehicle
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Nearby Dump Station and Overflow Parking
Campsite Amenities: 35 Walk-in Sites; a BBQ grill/fire ring, picnic table, and tent site
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov -Tuttletown Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Fees: $18 per night, includes entrance fee and boat launch fee
Nearby Facilities: Eagle Point Picnic Area and Boat Launch Ramp, Heron Point Trail and Picnic Area

Tuttletown Area: Manzanita Campground

Location: 2 Miles off Highway 49 on Reynolds Ferry Road, campground located on a peninsula.
Note: At Standard Sites Limited to 8 People per Site, 2 Vehicles; Walk-In Sites Limited to 4 People, 1 Vehicles
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Nearby Dump Station and Overflow Parking
Campsite Amenities: 55 Sites, some Standard, some Walk-In, one ADA Site; paved parking, a BBQ grill/fire ring, picnic table, and tent site
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov -Tuttletown Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Fees: $18 - $22 per night, includes entrance fee and boat launch fee
Nearby Facilities: Eagle Point Picnic Area and Boat Launch Ramp, Heron Point Trail and Picnic Area

Tuttletown Area: Fiddleneck and Oak Knoll Group Campgrounds

Location: 2 Miles off Highway 49 on Reynolds Ferry Road, campground located on a peninsula.
Note:
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Overflow Parking
Campsite Amenities: Fiddleneck accommodates 30-60 People, 12 Vehicles; Oak Knoll accommodates 20-50 People, 10 Vehicles.
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov -Tuttletown Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Fees: Fiddleneck - $150 per night; Oak Knoll - $125 per night
Nearby Facilities: Eagle Point Picnic Area and Boat Launch Ramp, Heron Point Trail and Picnic Area

Glory Hole Area: Ironhorse Campground

Location: 4 Miles off Highway 49 on Whittle Road, campgrounds situated on a peninsula.
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Overflow parking
Campsite Amenities: 69 Standard Sites (Tent or RV), 20 Walk-In Sites; paved parking, a BBQ grill/fire ring, picnic table, and tent site
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Glory Hole Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Note: Standard Sites Limited to 8 People per Site, 2 Vehicles; Walk-In Sites Limited to 4 People, 1 Vehicle
Fees: $18 - $22 per night, includes entrance fee and boat launch fee
Nearby Facilities: Amphitheater, Glory Hole Marina and Launch Ramp, Gold Rush Trail

Glory Hole Area: Big Oak Campground

Location: 4 Miles off Highway 49 on Whittle Road, campgrounds situated on a peninsula.
Campground Facilities: Piped Water, Restrooms, Showers, Nearby Dump Station and overflow parking
Campsite Amenities: 54 Standard Sites (Tent or RV), paved parking, a BBQ grill/fire ring, picnic table, and tent site
Reservations: Strongly recommended at (877) 444-6777 or Recreation.gov - Glory Hole Recreation Area
Park Website: Bureau of Reclamation - New Melones Lake Camping
Note: Limited to 8 People per Site, 2 Vehicles
Fees: $22 per night, includes entrance fee and boat launch fee
Nearby Facilities: Amphitheater, Glory Hole Marina and Launch Ramp, Gold Rush Trail



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Melones Area RV Parks



Angels Camp RV & and Camping Resort

3069 Highway 49 South, Angels Camp, CA
(5 miles from Glory Hole Marina)
(209) 736-0404 or (888) 398-0404
Website: Angels Camp RV & Camping Resort
Resort Facilities: Showers, Restrooms, Laundry, Store, Swimming Pool, Playground, Outdoor Sports
RV Park and Camping: Full or Partial Hook-ups, Regular and Premium (with water/electricity) Tent Sites
Summer Rates: RVs - $47 - $60; Tents - $28 - $44 (Weekly Rates Available)

Frogtown RV Park

2465 Gun Club Road, Angels Camp, CA (at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds)
(6 miles from Glory Hole Marina)
(209) 736-2561
Frogtown RV Park
Facilities: WiFi
RV Sites: Full Hook-ups
Rates: $25 per night, $140 per week; Tent Sites $15 per night

49er RV Ranch

23223 Italian Bar Rd., Columbia, CA
(10 miles from New Melones Lake)
(209) 532-4978
Website:
49er RV Ranch
Facilities: A Membership Campground, WiFi, Store, Bathroom, Laundry,
RV Sites: Full Hook-ups, 30.50 Amp, Cable TV
Summer Rates: $49 per night (many discounts available)

Marble Quarry RV Park

11551 Yankee Hill Road, Columbia
(10 miles to New Melones Lake)
(866) 677-8464 or (209) 532-9536
Website:
Marble Quarry RV Park
Facilities: Swimming pool, Playground, Outdoor Sports, Store, Laundry
RV and Tent Camping: Full Hook-ups, 50 Amp available
Summer Rates for 2 People: Tent Rate (water & electricity) $26 - $30; Full Hook-ups $45 - $52

Sugar Pine RV Park

23699 Highway 108, Twain Harte
(24 miles from New Melones Lake)
(209) 586-4631
Website: Sugar Pine RV Park
RV Park Facilities: store, Swimming Pool, Playground, showers, Restrooms, Laundry
RV and Tent Camping: Full Hook-ups (30 Amp), Cable TV
Rates: Tent Site with water only - $30,
Full Hook-ups - $45

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