Overview

Contact / Hours:
Lake O’Neill Recreation Office
BLDG T26080 | (760) 725-5611

Apr-Oct 8am-5pm Daily
Nov-Mar 8am-4pm Daily

Camp Ground Security Office
BLDG 276024T | (760) 725-4241

4pm-10pm Daily


Your safety is our top priority. Please review our current policies:

  • Mini golf is now open
  • Watercraft equipment rental reservations available, rental times will be designated for each patron
  • Maximum of 10 patrons for watercraft rentals at one time
  • Playgrounds are closed until further notice
  • Boat ramp closed

For the most up to date information on facility closures / program changes and updates Visit mccscp.com/impact


Lake O’Neill Recreational Park offers fishing, hiking, rowboats, horseshoe pits, RV and tent camping, cabanas, playgrounds (includes ADA playground), basketball, softball, ADA miniature golf, and a peninsula for group activities. For a complete list of prices and services, see the current facility price list.

Fishing

Permitted year-round. The lake is stocked and bait is sold at the Lake O’Neill Recreation Office, Bldg 26080.
California State License and Camp Pendleton Base permit required, both available at Pacific Plaza Exchange.

Recreation Area

A variety of recreational equipment is available for rent: row & paddle boats, volleyball, basketball, and baseball equipment, horseshoes, and more!
Boats are available for rent Apr thru Oct, Fri-Sun.
See the price tab for up-to-date pricing.

Peninsula

For large group activities including promotions, retirements and wedding receptions. Picnic cabanas, BBQ grills, a stage, electrical power and athletic facilities available.

Campground

Campsites offer water, electricity, sewer hookups, and tent camping. ADA-friendly sites are available. Free WiFi.

Additional Info

Camping Reservation Lead TimeMiniature Golf Rules and RegulationsCabana RegulationsTelephones

Reservations will be taken up to 3 months in advance

1st Day of the Month – Active Duty Personnel
2nd Day of the Month – Reservists , Retired Military & Eligible Veterans
3rd Day of the Month – DOD Patrons
4th Day of the Month – ALL Eligible Patrons & Group Bookings

Reservation Policy

Patrons of all ages may go into the miniature golf area. However, any patron under the age of 12 is recommended to have parental supervision.
Patrons age 4 and older will be charged at the same rate as any other patron.
Climbing on rocks and plants are not permitted.
Driving golf balls or any other dangerous behavior will result in removal from the golf course, without refund of fees.

Active duty military unit family days have priority over non-military unit functions (i.e.. key wives, boy scouts, YMCA, church groups, etc.)
all military units are required to complete a military cabana request form.

Office phone is available for Emergency use only.  There are Base Emergency telephones located in the park; near  Cabana 2682, another one is located on Bldg. 26106 in the Peninsula area and one is located in the Campground on the roadway above campsite S1N. Once you pick up the emergency phone wait on the line, it will connect you to 911.

Pricing

Pricing:
CampgroundRecreation AreaMilitary OnlySports EquipmentPicnic Cabana

Campground

Includes Military/Civilian Pricing
Water, Electric & Sewage  $35 Military ID per night / $40 Civilian per night
Water & Electric $30 Military ID per night / $35 Civilian per night
Dry Camping / RV or Tent $20 Military ID per night* / $25 Civilian per night*
Pet fee $2/per pet per night


*Reserving multiple campsites? There will be a $5 per night deposit added to your reservation for each campsite you would like to reserve.

Reservation Lead Time

Reservations will be taken up to 3 months in advance

  • 1st Day of the Month – Active Duty Personnel
  • 2nd Day of the Month – Reservists & Retired Military
  • 3rd Day of the Month – DoD Patrons & Veterans
  • 4th Day of the Month – ALL Eligible Patrons & Group Bookings

Reservation Policy

Please Note
Due to increasing electrical issues with our RV pedestals, we recommend the use of surge suppressors to protect your equipment. For more information please contact Guest Services

Pennsula Rental

$350 Military ID | $400 DOD

Recreation Area

Military/Civilian Pricing
Miniature Golf (18 Holes)  $6 Military ID per person / $8 Civilian per person
Row Boats $5 Military ID per hour / $7 Civilian per hour
Row Boats w/ Motors $10 Military ID per hour / $15 Civilian per hour
4 Seat Pedal Boats $5 Military ID per hour / $6 Civilian per hour
Fishing Poles Military $5 per hour / $15 4-hours / $35 8-hours
Fishing Poles Civilian $5 per hour / $15 4-hours / $35 8-hours
Bike Military $3 per hour / $9 4-hours / $18 8-hours
Bike Civilian $5 per hour / $15 4-hours / $30 8-hours

Bait Sales and Ice Cream Sales offered.


Military Only Rentals

Pricing
Single Kayak $10 per hour / $15 4 hours / $35 8 hours
Double Kayak $15 per hour/ $30 4-hours / $70 8-hours
Trolling Motor $15 per hour / $45 4-hours / $90 8-hours
Pontoon Boat $20 per hour / $60 4-hours / $120 8-hours
Deluxe Pontoon Boat $30 per hour / $90 4 hours / $180 8 hours

Sports Equipment

Equipment Pricing
Volleyball Set (1 net, 1 ball & bag) $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Basketball $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Soccer Ball $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Playground Ball $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Football $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Softball Set (2 Bats & 2 Softballs $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)
Ladder Ball Set $1 per hour / $3 half day (4-hours) / $5 all day (8-hours)

Picnic Cabana

Military/Civilian Pricing
Cabana $25 Military ID / $30 Civilian
Peninsula $350 Military ID / $400 Civilian

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