Frequently Asked Questions
What is Mountain Lakes?
Mountain Lakes Resort is a private membership campground where our members, family members, guests and visitors are allowed into the resort under specific guidelines and rules.
What is the elevation at Mountain Lakes?
Mountain Lakes lies at an elevation of 3200 feet.
Does Mountain Lakes have full hook-up sites?
Mountain Lakes has over 400 full hook-up sites. Each site has water, electric and sewer hook-ups, to accommodate a camping unit or tent and is furnished with a picnic table and park-style barbeque.
Are there BBQ grills or picnic tables at the sites?
Every full hook-up site and park pride model has a park-style BBQ grill and picnic table.
What type of camping units does Mountain Lakes accomodate.
Mountain Lakes accomodates motorhomes, diesel pushers, travel trailers, toy haulers, fifth-wheels, tent trailers, pop-up trailers, teardrops, van conversions or tents. There is no year, make, or model restriction.
Is there a RV size restriction at Mountain Lakes?
Mountain Lakes can accommodate any size camping unit. Contact Operations Center for site availability.
Am I allowed to bring my golf cart or other rideable toys?
Only electric powered vehicles are allowed, i.e., golf carts, bikes, scooters. Not allowed are skateboards, hoverboards, and gas-powered vehicles of any kind.
Is there fishing at Mountain Lakes?
Mountain Lakes has two fishing lakes. The lakes are stocked year-round with seasonal fish.
Do I need a license to fish at Mountain Lakes?
Yes. You can obtain a permit at our Operations Center or General Store.
Is there a place to clean my fish?
There is a full fish cleaning station with cutting boards, water sprayers, sink, scale, bags and paper towels to clean and weigh your catch.
Can I bring my pet?
Yes! Mountain Lakes allows up to three pets per site. Pets allowed include dogs and cats.
Are there restrooms and showers available?
Yes! For your convenience, we offer full restroom and shower facilities located throughout the resort at no cost.
Am I allowed to have a campfire?
Mountain Lakes only allows wax fire logs or propane as a fuel source. Only screened-in fire pits are allowed at individual sites or park pride models. There are two wood-burning community fire pits located at either lake, available for use with permission obtained from the Operations Center.
Is there WiFi at Mountain Lakes?
Yes. We offer free WiFi to all guests of Mountain Lakes throughout the resort.
Is there security at Mountain Lakes?
We have a private ranger staff to assist you; the front gate is staffed 24 hours.
Is there mail service at Mountain Lakes?
Mountain Lakes Resort does not accept mail. If you need to receive mail, contact the Lytle Creek Post Office for details. A mailbox for outgoing mail is located at the bottom entrance driveway of the resort.
Can I use my generator?
Generators may be used in the event of a power outage within the resort. Generators may be operated during quiet hours (11 PM to 7 AM); however, once the power has been restored, generators must be turned off.
Is there a wilderness area?
Yes. The wilderness area is located across Lytle Creek Road and is open for use from 7 AM to dusk.
What is the speed Limit at Mountain Lakes?
The resort speed limit is five miles per hour in all areas. This includes golf carts, bicycles, roller blades, skates and scooters.
Graffiti, Defacement, Vandalism and Attachments:
Graffiti, vandalism or damage of any property is not tolerated. Attachments to trees, post and buildings are not allowed.
Can I have firearms or fireworks at Mountain Lakes?
The possession of firearms or other weapons in the resort is prohibited. Fireworks of any kind in the national forest is strictly prohibited by law.
Can I tent camp or have a tent on my site with an RV?
Yes. You can have up to two tents on a site or one tent with an RV.
What time is check-in?
Full hook--up check-in is 7:00 a.m. till 10:45 p.m. Full hook-up check-out is 12:00 p.m.
Is there a restaurant or place to purchase food?
We offer a full restaurant & bar on site (hours may vairy). We also have a general store.
Is there a general store?
We do offer a general store with, RV supplies, snacks, refreshments, food & drinks, pet supplies, entertainment and bait & tackle.