View all facilities

Power Island

Max Occupancy 6
Other Link Power Island Camping Reservations


  1. Beach
  2. Boat Dock
  3. Campsites
  4. Picnic Areas
  5. Trails


  • 15 primitive campsites (10 on Power Island, 5 on Bassett Island)
  • Boat Dock
  • Picnic Areas
  • Trail System 
  • Sandy Beaches

Island Rules & Regulations

  • Drinking-Water: No drinking water is available on Bassett Island. The closest water location is the picnic area on Power Island, about a mile from your campsite. Many campers take water from the mainland or fill their containers at the picnic area prior to setting up camp.
  • Campsites: There are 10 campsites on Power Island and 5 on Bassett Island. These sites are assigned and will be listed on your permit. Please use the fire pit area that is established on the site. Each site has its own picnic table, cooking grill, and campfire circle. There are maintained restrooms servicing the island.
  • Check-In/Check-Out: Check-in/out time is noon.
  • Pets: All pets must be leashed and under the control of the owners at all times.
  • Litter: There is no trash dump on the islands. We ask that all campers remove any litter from the islands when they depart.

This is only a partial listing of rules. A complete listing of island rules and regulations is posted near the main dock of Power Island.

Power Island - Bassett Island Fun Facts

  • Power Island is approximately 200 acres with over 3 miles of waterfront and over 5 miles of hiking trails
  • Bassett Island is connected to Power Island via the isthmus
  • Power Island has 10 rustic campsites. 
  • It's a 6.5-mile boat ride from clinch Park Marina and 3.5-mile boat ride from Bower's Harbor Marina

  • Power Island and Bassett Island are dedicated as quiet, nature preserves

Register for Power Island/Bassett Island Campsites here

Power Island will not be open for deer hunting for the 2022 season