East launch ramp is too shallow to launch boats. Kayaks and paddle boards are okay.

The park entrance gate opens at 5 a.m. and closes at 8:30 p.m. Campers who arrive after 8:30 p.m. need to call the park with a confirmation number to get the entrance gate code.

Camping & RVs

Imagine camping any time of the year among beautiful ponderosa pine trees by a quiet lake. Fool Hollow State Park offers these recreational opportunities and more at this oasis in the forest.

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Programs & Events

New programs and events are added to the park calendar each month. Check back right here for the latest news and for Fool Hollow Lake Recreation Area.


Whether its fishing, boating, or paddling, Fool Hollow's peaceful waters give everyone a chance to enjoy the lake. Rent a paddle watercraft from our on-site concessionaire.

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Park and Facility Hours

Park is open year-round.

November - March: 

Gates closed from 8:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.

April - October:

Gates closed from 10:00 p.m. - 5:00 a.m.

*Beginning July 8, 2023, the entrance gate will close at 8:30 p.m. Camping guests arriving after 8:30 p.m. must contact the park with your reservation confirmation number to get the entrance gate code.

Day Use

8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. daily

Thanksgiving Day 11/28

8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve 12/24

8:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

Christmas Day 12/25

Contact station is closed. Please use self-pay stations.

Visitor Center/Park Store

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily (year-round)

Park Entrance Fee

Mon - Thurs per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $7.00
Fri. - Sun. and holidays per vehicle (1-4 Adults): $10.00
Individual/bicycle: $3.00