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

All campground reservations must be made through Reserve America the online reservation system. 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 snow storms 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 in April and October.

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.

Camping Fee Increase as of April 6,2018 (PDF)

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.


WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING HIGH CALL VOLUME PLEASE CONTACT US VIA EMAIL. Campground by the Lake can be reached by email or call us at (530) 542-6096.