Tims Ford State Park


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Rates: $25 — $35 Taxes and fees are not included. Rates subject to change. $5 reservation fee per site is non-refundable.

Availability and photos for both the main and Fairview campgrounds can be found by clicking the reserve now button.

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Main Campground

Open year-round, the  campground has 52 RV and tent campsites. All sites have 30-amp electric service and water hookups. Four sites also have sewer hookups. A dump station is located at the entrance to the campground for self contained rigs. Two centrally located, heated bathhouses provide hot showers and bathrooms. Each site has a picnic table and a fire ring with grill. A playground is located within the campground, and several other playgrounds are located throughout the park. The camp store is open year-round and WiFi is available.

The campsites are limited to six people per site, and one RV and one tent, or two tents per site. Two of the campsites are ADA compliant and are set aside for that reason. Maximum stay is 14 days March through November. Maximum stay is 28 days December, January and February.

Fairview Campground

This campground is located eight miles away from the main park. The 82 campsites have 20, 30, 50-amp electrical hookups and water hookups. Sewer hookups are available on 31 sites. A dump station and bathhouse with hot showers are centrally located. Wi-Fi is available. Each site includes a table and fire ring with grill.

Sites 1-18 are auctioned off for the Season (April – September) on the last Friday in March. The other 63 sites, (19-82) are available for daily rental year-round. Maximum stay is 14 days March through November. Maximum stay is 28 days December, January and February.

Backcountry Island Sites

Tims Ford has six backcountry campsites, each one is located on one of the six nearby islands. Campers must carry in and carry out. Click the reserve button to view the map and see descriptions.

Firewood Policy

Only certified heat treated firewood is allowed to enter the state park. Campfires must be made with heat-treated wood or downed wood collected inside the park, near the campsite. Certified heat-treated wood is available to purchase from concessionaires in many of the campgrounds as well as from vendors in the communities around the park.

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