Camanche South Shore Recreation Area

Valley Springs, CA
California Outdoor Hospitality
Association Member
  • Big Rigs
  • Cabins
  • Dispersed
  • Equestrian
  • Extended Stay
  • Group
  • Pull Through
  • RV Sites
  • Tent
  • Trailer/Towable



South Shore Lake Camanche offers Tent and Full Hook-Up RV sites available year-round. Cottages, Primitive Camping and Equestrian camp sites are available for those looking for something 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, outdoor amphitheater for 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. The large trout pond at South Shore along with our designated kid’s pond is a perfect place to take children fishing. There is also a highly unique Florida-strain largemouth bass plant each year. Other species found in Lake Camanche include the highly popular Lightning Trout (trout pond), 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, boat rentals, 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
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fire Pit
  • Firewood
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Hot Showers
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Meeting Room
  • Pet Park
  • Picnic Table
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Propane
  • Restroom
  • Sewer Hookups


  • Pet Friendly


Continue straight on Hwy 12/88 thru Clements. L on S. Camanche Pkwy at Wallace. 5 mi to South Shore gate.

RV Rentals

Camanche South Shore Recreation Area

(209) 763-5121

11700 Wade Lane, Valley Springs, CA, 95252

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