Tully Lake Campground

Tully Lake

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

Tully Lake Campground will begin taking reservations at 7AM on Monday, March 7 for the 2016 camping season. This year we’re excited to announce new spring and fall promotions for weekday stays:

Weekday Special
Receive a 50% discount on your 3rd night when you book 3 consecutive weeknights AND receive a FREE 2 hour boat rental. Valid June 2 – June 30 & August 29 – September 15, Monday-Thursday only.

**NOTE:  Discounts and boat rental passes will be redeemed upon check-in. Offers exclude holiday weekends.

2016 Camping Season
Open for weekends from May 6 – October 23
Open for weekdays from May 30 – September 16

**Note: The weekend of October 15 is the Tully Lake Triathlon. Camping is available but must be booked over the phone starting April 4.

Reservation Dates
March 7:  Reservations open for May 6 – June 23
March 14:  Reservations open for June 24 – July 28
March 21:  Reservations open for July 29 – September 8
March 28:  Reservations open for September 9 – October 23

Make your reservation now >

Have questions? Read our Reservation FAQs.

January 30-31 Winter Campout!
If you've always wanted to try winter camping and haven't yet, this could be your year January 30 and 31 we will open the campground for folks willing to brave the cold for the unique experience of winter camping at Tully. We will provide some educational information before the trip for those new to winter camping, or to those who need a refresher. Whether it’s building a snow shelter, skiing across the lake, building a fire, learning about tracking; we will have several activities throughout the weekend and plenty of fun to go around. To make reservations click here or contact Cynthia at csommer@thetrustees.org or 978.249.4957.


Explore the Campsites >>

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.