Columbia Airport Campground
The Columbia Airport Campground is OPEN for camping. The campground is available on a first-come-first-served basis. No reservations for campsites are currently taken, however, pilots can check with the Administration office, 209-533-5685, in advance to find out if there is a fly-in group using the campground on any particular weekend.
The camping fee of $10 per aircraft/campsite should be paid using the payment envelopes provided at the campground kiosk, or by calling the Administration office, 209-533-5685, M-F 8:30-4:30 pm.
If you have any questions, comments, and/or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Tuolumne County Airport office at 209-533-5685 at your convenience.
Columbia Airport offers a wonderful campground which is a popular destination for aircraft organizations to hold annual fly-ins for their members and guests. Click here for a schedule of upcoming events. You can pitch your tent in one of 20 campsites that include picnic tables and barbecues, or you can camp right under the wing of your airplane. The Columbia Airport campsite is one of the best deals for camping anywhere with a modest fee of only $10 per night per aircraft which includes your overnight tie-down fee. The campground features flush toilets and hot showers in addition to fire rings, horseshoe pits, and a volleyball court.
The campground pavilion features a full kitchen and dining hall and is available for your next group fly-in or special event for only $75/day. Please contact the Columbia Airport Office for availability, details, and reservations. (209) 533-5685
While visiting Columbia Airport, you can walk into the historic town of Columbia and experience life as it was during the Gold Rush days at Columbia State Park. There is a trail that starts behind the airport terminal building and ends at Parrotts Ferry Road which can be followed into Columbia. The total distance is less than a mile. Columbia offers several eating establishments, hotels, and entertainment. Visit the Tuolumne County Visitors Bureau or the Columbia Chamber of Commerce for more information on Columbia.