South Shore Campgrounds

Lake Camanche

Lake Camanche

Riverview Campground, South Shore, Lake Camanche, CA

Riverview Campground, Lake Camanche South Shore

Mother Lode Lakes
Attractions and Activities

All of the Mother Lode lakes are popular destinations for boaters and anglers. Campgrounds are usually designed around to facilitate those activities. Those who choose Lake Camanche's South Shore Campgrounds have many nice amenities close to them.

  • Folsom Lake is a favorite for boaters, waterskiers, wakeboarders, and jet ski enthusiasts.
  • Camanche Lake is known for great boating and fishing along with outstanding campground facilities. Some campgrounds are alcohol-free.
  • New Hogan Reservoir has a pretty setting among the hills for fishing and boating. Nice campsites overlook the lake.
  • Horseback ride along miles of trails. Find an equestrian Staging Area at Granite Bay with hitching rails and water trough; also find staging areas at Rattlesnake Bar, Brown's Ravine, Falcon Crest, and Sterling Pointe.
  • Enjoy 95 miles of trails for bicyclists, runners, horseback riders, and hikers.
  • Stroll along the Oaks Nature Trails at Folsom Lake.
  • Cycle on the paved bike trail connecting Beals Point to the American River Hike & Bike Trail.
  • Visit the Sacramento State Aquatic Center at Lake Natoma.

South Shore Campgrounds

The South Shore of Lake Camanche features an array of nearly a dozen different campgrounds all within a short distance of one another. Each has slightly different amenities.

  • Coyote Flat Campground: - 23 single sites and 4 double sties. Many are shoreline sites, a favorite spot for tent campers, spacious sites. Portable toilets.
  • Riverview Campground: - 26 single and 1 double campsites on rolling terrain with mature oaks. Includes 10 sites on the shoreline. Restrooms with free showers. A family-friendly, alcohol-free campground.
  • Oaks Campground: - 28 single sites, 1 double, and 2 triples, a short distance from the lake. A family-friendly, alcohol-free campground.
  • Arrowhead Campground: - 27 single sites and 3 double. Centrally located, close to beach.
  • Cottonwood Campground: - 21 single sites and 4 double. Centrally located, restrooms with showers.
  • Gold Run Campground: - Can serve as group sites for group up to 80 and 88 or as a mix of single and double sites. Centrally located.
  • Moccasin Campground: - 32 camper sites, 15 singles, 6 doubles, 1 triple, and 1 quad. Nice views of the lake, restrooms with free showers, close to major facilities.
  • Sugarloaf Campground: - 30 single sites, 2 doubles, and a group site for up to 64 people. Good lake views, but little privacy between sites. Restrooms with free showers, close to swimming.
  • Monument RV Campground: - 93 sites with full hook-ups, some lakeside sites
  • Miner's Camp RV Park: - Located on a hillside apart from the other campgrounds, available for long term stays.

South Shore Campground Basics
South Shore Campground Locations: South Shore - off Highway 12, east of Clements
Elevation: 250 feet
Mileage from gateway city: Lodi - 21 miles
Number of Sites: More than 300
Open - Closed: open year-round
Max. People per Site: 8 (including children)
Vehicles per Site: 2 vehicles per site, one motorized RV included
Pets: on leash, always attended
Information: (209) 763-5121 or (866)763-5121

Reservations for South Shore Campgrounds
Reservations available available year-round
Maximum RV/trailer Length: Virtually no limit
Wheelchair accessible Sites: Accessible sites available
Fees: Standard sites - $30 per night ($8.50 - $17 off-season)
Premium Site - $38 per night ($8.50 - $17 off season)
RV sites - $50 per night, Premium RV sites $55 (off-season $50)
Group Site Fees
Reservations: Lake Camanche South Shore Campground Reservations
Check-in, check-out: 2:00 PM, check-out 1:00 PM

South Shore Campground Amenities
(Campground amenities will vary.)
Campsites: Picnic table, fire ring with grill, some sites with full hook-ups
Campground: Restrooms with flush toilets, tap water, laundry, dish washing stations
Showers: Yes
Dump station: Yes
Attractions near South Shore Campgrounds: Nearby find picnic areas and a swimming beach. Visit the marina for kayak and paddleboard rentals. Find a launch ramp close by. Enjoy Lake Camanche for boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, and fishing. Set out on nice hiking trails. Cast your line in the fishing ponds. Enjoy tennis and basketball.

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

Sugarloaf Group Campground, South Shore, Lake Camanche, CA

Sugarloaf Group Campground

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