Turlock Lake State Recreation Area
California State Parks
About 25 miles east of Modesto Turlock Lake State Recreation Area is an ideal setting for water-oriented outdoor activities. It is bounded on the north by the Tuolumne River and on the south by Turlock Lake.
Turlock has 59 campsites of which 7 campsites are first come first serve, with one hike and bike campsite. Reservations are advisable during our peak season from April to mid September. Reservation sites are assigned upon arrival. Mid September to the end of March reservations are closed and select campsites are available on a first come first serve walk-in basis. For further information call 209-874-2056 Monday thru Friday PST.