Payne Lake Recreation Area

Area Status: Open

Payne Lake Recreation Area offers the outdoor enthusiasts solitude, a scenic lake, and picturesque campsites. Payne Lake Recreation Area has one swimming beach and two bathhouses for users of the recreation area. Each bathhouse has restrooms and showers. Camping is permitted at 26 developed sites along the shoreline of the 110-acre Payne Lake. Each site has a picnic table, cooking or fire circle, and tent or trailer pad.

Payne Lake Recreation Area is open year-round and offers boating, fishing, picnicking and swimming opportunities for Forest users. A trailer dump station is located in the campground.

NEW! Scan & Go Activity Pass

At a Glance

Fees: Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: All year
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking
Restroom: Flush
Passes: NEW! Scan & Go Activity Pass
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: In case of emergencies and/or road-side assistance, please contact 911.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 56
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

RV Camping

No. of Sites 56

Lake and Pond Fishing


Group Picnicking

Boating - Non-Motorized


Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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