An official army family and MWR Site

Camping

PLEASE NOTE:
Pointes West is operating on limited services to mitigate risk factors associated with COVID-19. For a full list of available services, please visit the main Pointes West page.

 

For those who love being one with nature and exploring the elements, we have the campground just for you. Enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of Lake Thurmond at one of our rustic campsites at Pointes West Army Resort (PWAR). PWAR offers 9 camping areas. We offer 3 areas with full hook-ups; approximately 58 sites that feature 50/30 amp electric, water and sewage; 2 areas with semi hook-ups, electric only (20 amp) with approximately 20 sites, and 4 primitive areas for tent camping only. All of our campsites have beautiful lake front views, picnic tables, a grill, and fire ring.

Check-In Time: 2:30 p.m.
Check-Out Time: 2 p.m.

A courtesy hour may be requested by contacting Whispering Pines Lodge at the number at the top of this page. If campsite is not a back-to-back rental, a courtesy hour will be granted.

 

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Click on any Site# in the chart below to see details.

Site# Type Water Electric Sewage Price
1 Primitive No No No $7/night
2 Full Hook-Up Yes Yes (50/30 amp) Yes $25/night*
$20/night**
3 Full Hook-Up Yes Yes (50/30 amp) Yes $25/night*
$20/night**
4 Full Hook-Up Yes Yes (50/30 amp) Yes $25/night*
$20/night**
5 Semi Hook-Up No Yes (20 amp) Yes $10/night
6 Semi Hook-Up No Yes (20 amp) Yes $10/night
7 Primitive No No No $7/night
8 Primitive No No No $7/night
9 Primitive No No No $7/night

*Authorized Users & Sponsored Guests | **Military Retirees/Disabled Veterans


Camping Rules

  • All campsites can be reserved 180 days/ 6 months in advance (Active duty, Retirees and other authorized users).
  • Campers desiring to extend their stay must register by 12 p.m. on the expiration date.
  • Year Round: Occupancy is limited to 30 days in a 60 day period.
  • PWAR can issue an extension beyond 30 or 60 days for medical or mechanical reasons.
  • No black or gray water allowed on ground.
  • Pets must be on a leash at all times. Please clean up after your pets. No pets allowed on the beach or in lodging units (Cabins, Cottages and Motel Suites).
  • Swimming is authorized only in the Beach Area while lifeguards are on duty. The beach is open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.
  • Campfires are permitted in fire rings. Fires must not be left unattended and must be completely extinguished prior to departure.
  • Quiet hours: 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.
  • Full and Semi hook-up area occupancy: 1 RV/Camper and 1 tent, or 2 tents per site.
  • Primitive area occupancy: 2 tents per site.