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Merced Irrigation District - Parks and Recreation

The following Park Facilities are OPEN:

  • All Campgrounds and Cabins – OPEN
  • Lake McClure – OPEN
  • Lake McSwain – OPEN
  • McSwain Ramp – OPEN
  • Horseshoe Bend Ramp – OPEN
  • Barrett Cove South Ramp  – OPEN
  • McClure Point South Ramp – OPEN

The following Park Facilities are CLOSED:

  • McClure Point North Ramp – CLOSED
  • Bagby Ramp – CLOSED
  • Barrett North Ramp – CLOSED
  • McClure Point Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Barrett Cove Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Horseshoe Bend Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Barrett Cove Marina – CLOSED

Campfires: WOOD BURNING FIRES PERMITTED. Propane and charcoal fires are permitted year round.

Merced Irrigation District - Parks and Recreation

The following Park Facilities are OPEN:

  • All Campgrounds and Cabins – OPEN
  • Lake McClure – OPEN
  • Lake McSwain – OPEN
  • McSwain Ramp – OPEN
  • Horseshoe Bend Ramp – OPEN
  • Barrett Cove South Ramp  – OPEN
  • McClure Point South Ramp – OPEN

The following Park Facilities are CLOSED:

  • McClure Point North Ramp – CLOSED
  • Bagby Ramp – CLOSED
  • Barrett North Ramp – CLOSED
  • McClure Point Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Barrett Cove Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Horseshoe Bend Swim Lagoon – CLOSED
  • Barrett Cove Marina – CLOSED

Campfires: WOOD BURNING FIRES PERMITTED. Propane and charcoal fires are permitted year round.

Barrett Cove Cabin

Barrett Cove Camping & Recreation

Barrett Cove is the largest of our recreation areas, with more than 200 choice campsites. With many shade trees, amenities, and just a short bit away from Exchequer Bike Park, Barrett Cove makes for a memorable getaway surrounded by California’s natural beauty.

Whether you enjoy fishing, swimming, hiking, or just relaxing under a tree, there’s no shortage of good times to be had at Barrett Cove.

Explore the Campground Virtually

People looking at sunset over lake

Park and Lake Rules

Check-in time is after 4PM and Check-out is before 2PM.
Early check-in is not guaranteed and allowed only if the reserved campsite is ready.
There is a 2 night minimum stay required for park model rentals.
Sorry, pets are not allowed inside cabins.

Lake McClure Cabins

Sleep In A Cabin

Love the great outdoors but don’t want to sleep in a tent? Get the best of both worlds and stay in a new cabin for the night, weekend, or entire week: the ideal get together for family and friends!

There is a 2 night minimum stay required for park model rentals.
Sorry, pets are not allowed on the cabin grounds (including parking and patio areas).

Barret Cove Camping & Recreation

Camping

  • 249 Camping & RV sites
  • 89 Water-Electric hookup sites
  • Free hot showers
Inside cafe

Facilities

  • Campground store
  • Marina Store & Cafe
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Restroom facilities
  • Day use picnic area – Picnic tables, barbecue grills, event pavilions, horseshoe pits
  • Children’s playground with volleyball court
  • Swimming lagoon & picnic area
  • Fuel dock & propane services
  • Boat launch ramps & parking
  • Boat rentals: houseboat, fishing, sport, patio, kayaks and wave runners
  • Cabin rentals