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Tully Lake Campground
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Tully Lake Campground

We hope everyone is staying safe and healthy amidst the coronavirus outbreak. We know everyone is anxious to get out camping as we are just as anxious to open our gates and welcome everyone back to Tully.

Due to the Massachusetts re-opening plan we are not allowed to open the campground at this time. Campgrounds will be allowed to open in stage 2 which is at minimum in 3 weeks depending on the Covid-19 case rates going down. With this information we are postponing the opening of Tully Lake Campground to July 1, 2020 in hopes that we will not need to postpone the date again.

If you have a reservation between May 22nd and June 30th, your reservation will be cancelled, and you will be issued a refund to the card that you booked with.

Before our opening we will be sending out our finalized Covid-19 plan on how we will be opening and operating the campground to keep campers and staff healthy and safe. This will be emailed out to all campers with reservations and posted on our website once it is finalized. The reservation system will open back up for reservations on Monday June 1st to make any new reservations between July 1st to October 12th. If you have previously made a reservation after July 1st your reservation is not affected.

We appreciate everyone's understanding and hope everyone stays safe and healthy. We know how important it is to get outside, get exercise, and connect with nature in challenging times, and we look forward to being able to open the campground for everyone to enjoy safely.

Please email tullylakecampground@thetrustees.org with and questions you may have.

Discover real camping adventures in the North Quabbin Region of Central Massachusetts – just 1.5 hours from Boston and Springfield!

2020 Camping Season

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently taking new reservations until we have further guidance from the state.

TBD - October 12th 


March 2: Reservations open for May 1 – June 18
March 9: Reservations open for June 19 – July 23
March 16: Reservations open for July 24 – August 27
March 23:  Reservations open for August 27 – October 12
Reservations open online each day at 7AM.

Please note:
Daily camping Memorial Day Weekend, May 22 to September 13.
Weekends only September 18 to October 12.


Tully Lake Triathlon Saturday October 17
Camping open Friday October 16 and Saturday October 17 for Triathlon Participants and Volunteers, please email or call us to book a campsite.

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NOTICE: Tully Lake is experiencing a cyanobacteria bloom again and the water may be unsafe for humans or pets. Boating is allowed, however swimming and wading are prohibited until the danger has subsided. We will post updates as they become available.
Here is a helpful link with further information.

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Tully Lake Campground is your close-to-home wilderness getaway! A tent-only campground set along the shores of a 200-acre lake in Royalston Massachusetts, Tully Lake Campground showcases the best of New England outdoor recreation. Paddle up the picturesque Tully River, or explore the islands and inlets on the lake. Hike to tranquil overlooks and roaring waterfalls, or mountain bike the 7.5-mile loop around Long Pond. Fish off the campground banks or lounge in the refreshing shade of towering pine trees.

Feeling adventurous? You can even plan a two-day trip on the 22 mile Tully Trail loop, or practice your geocaching skills. A horseshoe pit, volleyball net, cornhole board, and a nearby disc-golf course round out the family fun at Tully. But don’t wait to reserve, this campground fills up quick!

  • Tent-only campground offers a unique getaway in Royalston, Massachusetts.
  • Choose from inland and waterfront campsites. We have carts available for hauling your gear to your site (note: no vehicles are allowed on site).
  • Bring the entire family – we offer family-oriented programs throughout the season.
  • Dogs are welcome, as long as you bring a copy of their rabies vaccination and keep them on-leash only, please.
  • Relax by the water or get out on it: Rent canoes, kayaks, fishing poles, GPS, or disc golf equipment.
  • Centrally located bathhouse with flush toilets and coin-operated showers available for guest use.

Learn more about the Tully Trail and the Tully Lake Triathlon.

*The Tully Lake Campground is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers and managed by The Trustees of Reservations.

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Est. 1891