Welcome to Campground by the Lake in beautiful South Lake Tahoe!

We are not taking any new campground reservations for the 2021 season. 

Any existing reservations for the 2021 season will be honored to the best of our ability.

To cancel an existing reservation visit Reserve America

The campground is open April through October. Please be advised it can snow any month of the year in Lake Tahoe. April, May, and October are more likely to have occasional snowstorms than during the summer months. There are no refunds for cancellations due to weather inside of the 48-hour cancellation window. Tent cabins are not available at this time.

Online Reservation Instructions: Go to Reserve America and set up a user profile to complete your reservation. All of the information regarding site fees, availability, amenities and local attractions are available on the Reserve America Campground by the Lake reservation page.

For all other questions email

Per Night Camping Fees

Site Type
Non-Peak Season (Spring and Fall)
  Peak Season (Summer)
Water & Electricity
No Electricity/No Water
Tent Cabins 1-5
Tent Cabin 6
Standard Cabin

NOTE: Fees DO NOT include tax. Current tax rate is 12%.

Prices are subject to change.

View Campground Map (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)

 Please note that reservations may not be made earlier than year to date. 

Cancellation / Refund Policy

Reservations cancelled within 48 hours of the arrival date will be charged one night fee plus a $10.00 cancellation fee the remaining balance will be refunded. Reservations cancelled outside of 48 hours will be charged a $10 cancellation fee and the remaining balance will be refunded.


Campground by the Lake can be reached by email or call us at (530) 542-6096 (summer months only) Due to seasonal staffing it is not recommended to call the campground with questions. Please contact us by email to receive a prompt response to your questions.