Equestrian Campground

New Hogan Lake

New Hogan Lake

Equestrian Campground, New Hogan Lake, CA

Equestrian Campground

New Hogan Lake
Attractions and Activities

New Hogan Lake has over 4,000 surface acres and a 45 miles of shoreline. Visitors to New Hogan Lake find a variety of attractions and recreation opportunities

  • Water ski, jet ski, sail, cruise, and fish on the 7-mile-long lake.
  • A network of mountain biking trails are spread over the hills east of the campgrounds.
  • Hiking and equestrian trails meander around the lakeshore.
  • Fish for stripers, bass, catfish, and bluegills.
  • Take advantage of the boat-in campground.
  • Play disc golf at the course between Fiddleneck Day-use area and Wrinkle Cove
  • Visit nearby Stillman Magee County Park for rafting and swimming at the Mokelumne River.

Key Campground Regulations

  1. Gate: Gates are open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays, and until 11 p.m. on weekends
  2. Generators may only be operated between 10 AM and 8 PM.
  3. Water is in short supply during California's drought.
  4. Dogs must be on leash and always attended. At night they must be in a tent or vehicle. A maximum of 2 pets are allowed.

Equestrian Campground

The Equestrian Campground at New Hogan Lake is in the Monte Vista Recreation Area on the southwest side of the lake. The Equestrian Campground was developed and installed in 1996 by Lodi Boy Scout Justin Joyner as his Eagle Scout project. Visitors to the campground enjoy miles of equestrian trails along the shore of the lake leading into the Slate Creek and Whiskey Creek areas.

The Equestrian Camp has 4 campsites, all partially shaded by oaks. There is no drinking water available at the campground. When the lake is full, the campsites are only about 100 yards from the water's edge.

Campground Basics
Location: Off Hogan Dam Road about 1 mile south of the dam. Access is beyond a locked gate via a dirt road.
Elevation: 750 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Stockton - 35 miles
Number of Sites: 4
Open - Closed: year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2
Pets: on leash, always attended (maximum of 2 pets)
Information: (209) 772-1343

Reservations available year-round - call (209) 772-1343
Wheelchair accessible Sites: none designated
Fees: None indicated
Check-in, check-out: any time, 2:00 PM

Equestrian Campground Amenities
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring, lantern hook
Campground: Portable toilets, no potable water, garbage can
Showers: No
Dump station: No
Nearby attractions: Slate Creek Recreation Area, Whiskey Creek Say Use Area, River of Skulls Nature Trail, Boat launch ramp, fishing, boating, waterskiing, mountain biking, hiking, equestrian trails, Fiddleneck Recreation Area and Wrinkle Cove Day Use Area, disc golf, swimming

Equestrian trail, New Hogan Lake, CA

Equestrian Trail at New Hogan Lake

General Camping Information

Opening and closing dates of campgrounds are only estimates, usually dependent on snow conditions. Not all campsites can accommodate trailers or RVs of all lengths. Check carefully on the reservation website when you make your reservation to be sure your vehicle will fit your campsite.

In order to prevent the spread of invasive insects, obtain firewood locally.

Accessible Sites

Designated Accessible sites are usually reserved for people with disabilities who have a vehicle displaying an accessible parking placard or license plate.

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