Boat In Campground in Emerald Bay

Camping – Emerald Bay State Park

Eagle Point Campground (South side of Emerald Bay)

Camping at the Eagle Point Campground is very popular in the summer months. Eight people are allowed in each family campsite. Campsites are designed to accommodate one or two vehicles. Additional vehicles must be parked in the overflow parking lot next to the Campfire Center.  Reservation Information HERE.

Boat In Campground

The Boat-In Campground  is located on the north side of Emerald Bay. Buoys are available, and camping takes place on land in the lakefront campsites.  Boat Camp is open in summer only. The boat-in campground opens Memorial Day weekend on a first come first served basis. The campground will be on reservations in mid-June. Reservation information here

Overnight parking at the Vikingsholm Parking lot and the D.L. Bliss State Park Beach area is strictly prohibited.  Boat campers with reservations may launch at D.L. Bliss and may park their vehicle overnight in the Balancing Rock overflow parking lot with a valid camping receipt displayed.

Boat In Campground Map

Depending on the weather, campgrounds are open from late May until the middle of September, and are closed during the winter. The Ed Z’ Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park campground, located to the north, is open year-round.

Food Storage Locker Information

Metal bear-resistant food lockers are provided in each campsite. All food, beverages, and tolietries are required by law to be stored in provided food lockers unless food is being prepared or eaten. The inside dimensions of the food lockers are 36″ deep, 43″ wide, and 22″ high. Violators will be cited.


Dogs on a 6′ leash are allowed in the campground and picnic areas, as well as on paved roads. Dogs may not  be left unattended.  Dogs are NOT allowed on the beach or on any trails. Dog regulations are enforced YEAR-ROUND.