The Tule Recreation Area provides picnic sites, several group picnic shelters, and a playground. Just downstream of the dam is Bartlett Park with picnic tables, group picnic shelters, playgrounds, and a softball field. This county-operated park also has large fishing ponds for
youngsters to try out their fishing skills. There is also a nature trail located below the dam.
Group hikes and ranger programs can be scheduled by calling (559) 784-0215.
The Tule Campground has 103 sites and is open year-round. Each site has a parking spur, table, fire pit, and grill. Conveniently located
restrooms provide flush toilets and showers.
A maximum of eight people and two vehicles are allowed per site. Also note that camping is limited to 14 days in any 30-day period. Campfire programs are presented in the Tule Recreation Area every Saturday from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
Reservations can be made online or by calling 1-877-444-6777 (toll-free). When calling, please note that the name of our campground is Tule 2 and our I.D. number is 3451.
Success Lake offers excellent opportunities for water-skiing, sailing, and pleasure boating. Launch ramps are located in the Tule and Rocky Hill Recreation Areas.
Success Marina, located in the Tule Recreation Area, has a complete inventory of boating supplies, rentals, and fuel. For information about registration and operating regulations, contact the Tulare County Boat Patrol Office at (559) 782-4797.
||Day Use Fees
|Without electricity -- $16
||Daily -- $4
|With electricity -- $21
||Annual Pass -- $30
The Golden Age and Golden Access passport program expired Dec. 31, 2006. However, both passes are still honored as evidence of
eligibility for related discounts at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks. Corps parks also honor two of the America the Beautiful - The National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Passes: the Interagency Senior and Interagency Access passes. The Corps does not sell or issue either pass.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sells an annual pass for $30. The Corps Annual Pass gives unlimited access to day-use areas at any Corps park for one calendar year, and is sold at all Corps parks.
Hunting is permitted in the 1,400 acre Wildlife Management Area in accordance with California Hunting Regulations. The most popular game species in the area are pheasant and dove. Game may be taken with shotguns only.