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Alerts and Important Information
October 4, 2023 - The South Shore unit boat ramp will be closed until further notice due to low lake levels. The Calliham, FM-99, and Mason Point ramps are all currently operational.

Prescribed burns are planned during the timeframe of November-April, depending on weather and other factors. Prescribed fire operations and associated smoke may impact your visit. Some camping areas, lodging facilities, trails, and day-use areas may be closed for public safety. Contact the park to learn how this may affect your stay.

If your plans change, please modify or cancel your reservation as soon as possible to allow someone else to enjoy the park.

$5 per day, per person 13 and older.

Office hours: 8:15am - 4:45pm daily.
Gate Hours: 6am to 10pm. Day Facilities must be vacated by 10pm. If arriving after 10pm, you must call the park prior to 4:45pm on your arrival date for late arrival instruction and to get gate combination.

Fishing between 10pm to 6am is $2 per person.

In all camping areas, there is a maximum of 2 boats allowed per site.

Bass Tournament Organizers need to call park for coordination.

PARK PHONE NUMBER: 361-786-3868

Gates are locked at Calliham Unit and South Shore Unit (Day Use only) between 10pm & 6am

If arriving after office hours for Day Use, use the self-pay station located outside park headquarters.

If arriving after office hours for overnight fishing, pay Day Use fees and pay an additional overnight activity fee of $2 per person using the self-pay station. Unless you pay in the park office before closing time, the park is unable to give the gate combination.

If you have a reservation, call the park office before 5pm if they will be arriving after 10 pm in order to get the gate combination. A late arrival site assignment/available campsite list is placed on the sliding glass door at park headquarters nightly for overnight campers. Customers that will be leaving before the park office opens at 8 a.m., they may pay for their site and day use fees by utilizing the self-pay station located outside of the park headquarters. A fee schedule is posted on the sliding glass door at headquarters.

Cabin will be left unlocked before close of business.

Choke Canyon State Park camping trips are easy to plan with ReserveAmerica. Choke Canyon State Park campground reservations can be made online. Click one of the links below to see available campsites at Choke Canyon State Park or day pass availability.