Campground lottery for 4th of July opens June 6


There is a new procedure this year for entering the Campground 4th of July Lottery. Members have seven days to enter for a chance win a reservation. Starting Saturday, June 6, through Friday, June 12, members can enter in the lottery at the Campground during regular office hours, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. To enter, members must provide their POA card and be a member in good standing. Only one lottery ticket can be entered per tract and lot. The drawing will be on Saturday, June 13, at 10 a.m. at the Campground. Those who enter a ticket must be present to win.

There is a three-day minimum (July 3, 4 and 5), and upon being issued a reservation for the holiday weekend, there is a $30 nonrefundable deposit. Additionally, reservations are not site specific, they are on a first come basis.

As of May 1, the daily rates are:

  • Waterfront with full hookups: $40
  • Off-water with full hookups: $35
  • Off-water electric and water only: $30

The extra car fee is $5 per car.

The day camp fee, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., is $5 per day.

Please note: the Happy Camp Dump Station is closed. There are other dump stations in Lake Elsinore and Menifee. Visit for a complete list. For more information about Happy Camp or making a reservation, call 951-244-6841, ext. 650.


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