General Camping Information
Camping in the park is open year-round, however, primitive beach camping may close temporarily due to hazardous conditions such as coastal flooding. Check the weather report and tide chart before your visit.
All camping in the park, including at developed campgrounds, is first come, first served. No reservations are accepted.
Park entrance fees are required. A seven-day pass or annual pass are required for overnight stays.
Self-issues camping permits are required:
To camp at Malaquite Campground or Bird Island Basin Campground, fill out a camping permit and pay your camping fee at the self-registration kiosk at the entrance to the campground.
To camp on North Beach, South Beach, or Yarborough Pass, fill out a free self-issued camping permit in the kiosk at the entrance of the beach. Camping is not permitted on Malaquite Beach.
No electric or water hook-ups are available in the park. A RV dump station and freshwater filling station is located next to the entrance of Malaquite Campground. It is available for all park visitors to use.
The Park Store sells bags of ice, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray and other toiletries at the visitor center daily, 9 am to 5 pm.
No firewood, fishing licenses, gas, or mail services are available in the park. These services are available 13 miles north of the park.