Pet Camping Rules

Domestic pets are permitted in designated day-use areas.

Pet owners are required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of their droppings. Pets are not permitted on beaches or playgrounds, in bathing areas or concession facilities.

For everyone's enjoyment, including pets, please observe the pet camping rules. Failure to abide by these rules may result in the camper being asked to check out of the campground.

All pets must be confined, leashed, or otherwise under the physical control of a person at all times. Leashes may not exceed six feet in length.

Pets must be well-behaved at all times.

Pets may not be left unattended on the owner's campsite at any time.

During quiet hours (After 11PM) all pets must be in your camper, RV or tent.

Pets must be provided water at all times.

Pet owners are required to pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all pet droppings in trash receptacles. Pet droppings left in fire rings will result in the camper being assessed additional fees.

Pets that are noisy, vicious, dangerous, disturbing or intimidating to other persons or pets, or which damage park resources, are considered to be nuisances and will not be permitted to remain in the park.

Non-furbearing pets, such as reptiles, birds or fish, must be confined or under the physical control of the owner.

Some animals may be prohibited on park properties. Animals considered to be livestock are prohibited at Lake Tschida.

Check In - Check Out Time

Check in time is 2PM.

Check out time is 1PM.

You may remove your unit and place it in a designated public parking area and enjoy the lake the day of your checkout.

Vacating The Camping Area

All garbage must be disposed of.

All pet messes must be cleaned up.

Garbage may not be left in fire ring or around the campsite. Fires must be extinguished.

Any damage to ground or trees must be reported to office or Lake Staff.

Additional fees may apply to sites that are left in unacceptable condition.

No Littering Rules

Fire rings are not to be used for the dumping of any type of trash.

You are required to keep the grounds free of litter.

Please dispose of garbage in dumpsters.

Do not leave your garbage in fire ring.

Chewing gum, cigarette butts, peanut and sunflower seed shells, bottles, cans and wrappers is and are considered litter.

If gum no longer desired or if it has been in your mouth it goes in the garbage not on the ground.



A minimum of a 3 night (Friday -Saturday -Sunday) stay is required for all 3 day holiday weekends (MEMORIAL DAY, 4TH OF JULY & LABOR DAY).

If your reservation starts on Friday you must also include Saturday & check out on Sunday as the minimum of 2 nights is required between Memorial Day weekend & Labor Day weekend.

If your reservation starts on Saturday you must also include Sunday & check out on Monday as the minimum of 2 nights is required between Memorial Day weekend & Labor Day weekend.


Two Downstream six (6) person cabins will be available soon.

The cabins can be reserved by reservation only either through the online reservation system or by telephone or in person at the lake office.

There can be no more than six (6) persons occupying the cabin.

Cooking inside the cabin is prohibited.

The cabin has a 50 AMP outside plug-in.

There is an additional charge for guest campers (trailers and/or RV's).

It is the responsibility of the cabin renter to have their guest camper units (trailers and/or RV's) register with the lake office.

The cabin renter is also responsible for additional guest camper fees (trailers and/or RV's).

Cabins and the area outside of the cabins that is left in an unacceptable condition when vacated may have the renter's credit card charged a cleaning fee.


Electrical hookup fees apply if you occupy the campsite even if you chose not to use electricity.

Extension cords may not be run from one campsite to another without prior approval by the Lake Tschida staff.


No more than two camper units may occupy any campsite unless otherwise specified. Hawebesi camping area is the exception where there is 3 additional campers allowed at the two (2) campsites each.

Each unit must pay the camping fee.

A campsite is defined by one fire ring and table.


Multiple units (more than two units) may occupy camping areas designated “group camping.”

Each unit must pay the camping fee.

A campsite is defined by one fire ring and table.


A camping unit is a powered vehicle, motor home, camping bus, pull-type camper, tent or any other device designed for sleeping.


Any portion of a 24-hour period beginning at 2PM that a camper occupies a campsite.

The camper must vacate the campsite on the last camping day by 1PM (both reserved campers and "first come-first served" campers).


A fourteen (14) camping day limit in any consecutive 30-day period at on campground.


A vehicle entrance permit is required to access Rimrock Recreation Area.

A daily vehicle permit may be acquired at the lake office or at the self-registration post located in front of the lake office.

The vehicle entrance permit must be placed in the lower left side of the vehicle dash in front of the steering wheel.


Pets must be on a leash at all times whether at a campsite or out for a walk.

Pets (except service animals) are not allowed on the public swimming beach, playground or in any public lake recreation building (including vault toilets and comfort stations).

Owners must clean up after their pets.


Do not build large roaring fires and be sure your campfire is "DEAD OUT “before turning in for the night or departing.

Do not dispose of trash in fire ring.