State Park Camping Rules

  • No more than six individuals are allowed per campsite.
  • Camping permits begin at 3 p.m.
  • Check-out time is 1 p.m.
  • Campers must check in with staff at campground office or follow posted registration instructions.
  • To meet the occupancy requirement, campsites must be occupied for a portion of every day and a camping party member is expected to stay overnight.
  • The Recreation Passport is required for vehicle to enter any state park or recreation area.
  • Camping is permitted in designated sites only.
  • No more than two vehicles and the primary camping shelter are allowed.
  • Only one trailer, RV or truck camper and one tent is allowed per site. Exception: children may occupy up to two tents on the same site as their parents or guardians.
  • In tent-only camps, as many tents as necessary to accommodate a single camping party is permitted within the boundaries of the site.
  • Campfires are permitted in designated fire rings only.
  • Horses are allowed in designated campgrounds only.
  • Pets, on a leash up to six feet long, are welcome in state parks and recreation areas, campgrounds, non-designated bathing beach areas and on most trails. All other rules and regulations apply.
  • Fireworks are not permitted.
  • Discharge of firearms, air guns, slingshots or arrows are not permitted in campground boundaries.
  • Radios, generators or other amplified devices may not be used in a manner that creates excessive noise.
  • Camping is allowed for up to 15 consecutive nights in any separately administered campground. Combined multiple reservations that exceed 15 nights could result in a mandatory reduction of the combined stay so as not to exceed the 15-night limit.
  • A responsible person 18 years of age or older must register for the site.