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Tuttletown Recreation Area

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Tuttletown Recreation Area is located at New Melones Lake on the Stanislaus River. The 12,500 surface-acre lake is the fourth largest reservoir in California and is situated along the edge of the Mother Lode, the rich gold vein that prompted the California Gold Rush of 1849. At an elevation of 1100…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 80 ft.


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


5 Reviews of Tuttletown Recreation Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Natalya P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 19, 2020

Small campsites

Cute small campsites, kind of close to your neighbor. Not a lot of bugs which is always a plus when your near water, we went mid October and the weather wasn’t too hot or too cold. They have flushing toilets and coin operated showers with is nice, but the toilet situation near our campsite was…

Amanda R.
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2020

Nice place during the Fall

We went at the end of September. It is very dry, the Lake New Malones was down quite a bit. We swam in the lake the water was great. However, we did not bother with the Kayaks. It’s really not a kayak lake more of a speed boat lake. The campground was good. We were in Acorn 065. The site was great,…

Scott R.
Reviewed Aug. 6, 2020

Beautiful location - needs some help

The location and weekend was amazing and beautiful. The 105 daytime temps were quelled by dunking ourselves in the lake and taking excursions to some of the other local wonders. We had a great view of the lake and the stars overnight were amazing. It was extremely easy to socially distance from…


Tuttletown Recreation Area is located in California


From Sacramento, take Highway 99 south to Highway 12 east. At San Andreas, take Highway 49 south for approximately 21 miles. Turn right Reynolds Ferry Road and follow the road into the Tuttletown Recreation Area. From Central California and the Bay Area, take Highway 108 east from Modesto to Sonora, then take Highway 49 north approximately 11.5 miles. Turn left onto onto Reynolds Ferry Road and follow the road into the Tuttletown Recreation Area.


37.98388852 N
120.50805518 W

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