UPDATE / posted 8/3/20 at 1PM:


HART TISH PARK boat-ramp and dock is CLOSED

Boaters can still launch at French Gultch or Copper Boat Ramp.

Kayak and Paddle-boarders may still park/launch at Hart Tish Park.

The General Store will be open limited hours, but still offering Kayak and Paddle-board rentals.

The main beach-area of Hart Tish remains open for approx 1-more week. Please come enjoy the water, as the temperature is near perfect. Camping at Hart Tish is currently open, but will be closing soon. The last camping night of the season will be SAT 8/15/20. If you have been delaying your summer camping trip, now is the time to visit. Book it online at www.recreation.gov

Please be patient with us during the Covid restrictions. This is all new territory, and we are doing our best to give the public some much needed recreation.

Hart Tish Park will have all the standard Covid social-distancing guidelines, plus some additional restrictions.

If the park gets too crowded, we may close the front gates to minimize capacity and safe social distancing.

The upper bathrooms will be closed for the season.

We advise bringing your own soap/ hand sanitizers and toilet paper.

As always, there is no cell service or wi-fi here, so plan accordingly.

Additional on-site COVID notices and/or restrictions may be applicable.

The staff at Applegate Lake thanks you for your support. It has been a difficult season due to Covid and low-lake levels. We are already excited for a better 2021.


Portage Service is $25 per-trip. You will need to Load and un-load yourself. Camp Host will not assist (Covid).

Water pump will NOT be operational this season. Please bring your own water.

Please bring your own Toilet Paper. Bathrooms will NOT be stocked. See Camp-Host for a roll (if needed).

Squaw Group sites #16 & 17 (and #17 bathroom) will be closed for the season.

Please be respectful, we are doing our best to accommodate you during these difficult times.


Please bring your own Toilet Paper. Bathrooms stock will be closely monitored. See Camp-Host for a roll (if needed).


These facilities will remain CLOSED for the 2020 Season.

This is an exceptionally bad water-year at the Lake.

Hope this helps. Please check back to this site for the most up-to date information