Camanche North Shore Recreation Area

Ione, CA
California Outdoor Hospitality
Association Member
  • Cabins
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent



North Shore Lake Camanche offers Tent and Self-contained RV camping year round. Primitive and Boat-In only camp sites are available for those looking for something a little different. Many sites offer immediate lake access while others are just a short walk away. Ask you reservation agent or check the online maps for which sites provide shade. Campsite amenities include barbecues, tables, water, hot showers, restrooms, summer weekend night movies, and laundry facilities.


Lake Camanche is best known for great bass fishing, though it is also a favorite of trout anglers. Each year, 60,000 – 75,000 pounds of trout are stocked between October and June, each weighing at least a pound up to trophy sized 8 pounders. There is also a highly unique Florida-strain largemouth bass plant each year. Other species found in Lake Camanche include, rainbow trout, large and small mouth bass, spotted bass, catfish, kokanee, crappie, bluegill and sunfish.


Lake Camanche’s activities and sightseeing adventures allow you to immerse yourself in the wonders of the Resort. Featuring activities for people of all ages and all levels of skill, guests can experience the sights at their own comfort level. From tranquil fishing and programs for young kids to horseback riding trails and extreme water sports, Lake Camanche Resort offers a wide range of activities and challenges everyone can enjoy.


  • ADA Accessible
  • BBQ
  • Boat Launch
  • Camp Store
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Pit
  • Firewood
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room
  • Picnic Table
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Propane
  • Restroom


  • Pet Friendly


Follow Hwy 88 left beyond Clements. R on Liberty/N Camanche Pkwy. R on Camanche Rd, follow to North Shore gate.

RV Rentals

Camanche North Shore Recreation Area

(209) 763-5121

2000 Camanche Rd., Ione, CA, 95640

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