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Corps Managed Campgrounds - Info. for 2021 Season

All Corps of Engineers managed campgrounds excluding North Overlook are open for the 2021 season.  Please note that North Overlook Campground will be closed from May 16-August 30 for construction of a new shower house.   

The check-in process has changed as of 2020: all campgrounds are now 100% reservable, including Ivans Campground, with the option for same day reservations (no longer a two-day reservation window). Reservations will no longer be made at the entrance stations and campers must make reservations online at RECREATION.GOV or by calling toll free 1-877-444-6777. All transactions will be cashless and only credit and debit cards will be accepted.

To Check-In:

1. Stop at entrance station. Stay 6 feet away from window. If you are camped at Ivans, a volunteer camp host will stop at your site for check-in.

2. Have your site number, phone number/email and number of occupants ready to confirm reservation with the fee attendant.

3. If you do not have a reservation, call 1-877-444-6777 or visit RECREATION.GOV to make one, then continue with above instructions.

If attendant is not present:

1. Set up on your RESERVED campsite.

2. Check-in during normal fee booth hours.  Fee booths are open daily 9:00-11:00 a.m. and 3:00-8:00 p.m.

To Check-Out:

1. All campers must vacate the campsite by 3:00PM.

2. Campers will deposit site card in box outside of fee booth when exiting campground.