Tule Campground is in the Tule Recreation Area along the shores of Success Lake near Porterville in Tulare County. The recreation area is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers and operated jointly with Tulare County Parks. With 2,450 surface acres, Success Lake is popular for boating, waterskiing, sailing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. A marina provides boating supplies, fuel, and boat rentals. Temperatures at the lake can be over 100 degrees in the summer.
Tule Campground offers 103 campsites for RVs, trailers, and tents. The campground rests on the northeastern shore of the lake among widely scattered trees. Twenty-nine campsites have electric hook-ups (30 and 50 amp). Tule campground is open year-round. Saturday campfire programs are provided in the summer.
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.
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