Tule Campground is located at Success Lake in the Sierra Nevada foothills just 8 miles east of Porterville, California. A variety of outdoor recreational activities abound, including boating, kayaking and fishing.


Facilities

The campground is open year round and offers 103 sites, several of which have electric hookups. Flush toilets, showers, drinking water and a dump station are provided. Playgrounds and boat ramps are located on-site. Campfire programs are presented at the amphitheater on Saturdays from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Campground gates are closed from 10p.m. to 6 a.m.

Natural feaures

Success Lake, when full, covers 82,500 acre-feet of water with a surface area of 2,450 acres. One acre-foot is equal to 325,872 gallons of water! The campground sits on the northeastern shore of the lake, in an area dotted with sparse stands of trees. Shade is limited, but springtime wildflowers bloom on the surrounding foothills, creating a beautiful display of color.

Recreation

The lake provides great opportunities for boating and swimming. Kayaking the lake's quiet, unpopulated coves is a favorite activity. Anglers fish for bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill and the occasional trout.


Driving directions to Tule Campground

Take state highway 99, to east on Hwy 190 for 25 miles until you arrive to campground enterance. Please follow the signs.

Location and contact info

California 190, CA 93257

For campground inquires, please call:559-784-0215

Tule Campground details

  • Campfire allowed
  • Checkin time: 3:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 1:00 PM
  • Max num of people: 8
  • Max num of vehicles: 2
  • Max vehicle length: 45
  • Pets allowed
Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

Amenities at Tule Campground

  • other

    Shade

  • RV Hookups

    Electricity hookup

    Water hookup

  • supplies

    Picnic tables


Activities at Tule Campground

Camping

Hiking

Picnicking

Hunting

Boating

Fishing

Biking

Day use area

Horseback riding

Interpretive programs

Swimming

Water activities

Kayaking

Canoeing

Star gazing

Birding

Non-motorized boating

Water access

Jet skiing

Water skiing

Tubing

Backpacking

Amphitheater

Sailing

Motor boat

Paddle boating

Ranger station

Accessible swimming

Information site

Observation site

Recreation programs


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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

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How does check-in work?

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