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Season Dates
Current Status - Open Through 31 Dec 2023
01 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023
17 May 2024 - 31 May 2024
01 Jun 2024 - 30 Sep 2024
Dec 06 2023 - Dec 19 2023
Alerts and Important Information
Park Rules
Park rules allow all visitors to enjoy our state parks and protect them for future generations.
Please pay your camping fee immediately after selecting a site.
Camping stays are limited to 15 days.
There is a day use parking fee.
Fires are permitted only in fire grates provided or on the saltwater beach.
Please do not cut live trees or shrubs; collect only dead and down wood.
Motor vehicles are restricted to roads, parking areas or saltwater beaches.
Pets must be leashed and under control at all times in developed areas.
Please do not litter; use the dumpster's provided.
Discharge of firearms and fireworks is prohibited in the recreation area.
Please respect the rights of those who own private property near the recreation area.
Quiet hours are 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.

The Disabled U.S. Veteran Camping Pass is valid for free camping in all state park campgrounds, including premium sites, subject to all other park rules and stay limits. Passes must be properly displayed and the veteran must be physically present in the campsite each night for the pass to be honored. Second vehicles that can fit within the same defined parking space or site are exempted from paying additional camping fees. The pass is NOT valid for any Reservation Transaction Fees charged for reserving campsites.

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

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