Camping At Don Pedro Lake you can choose your favorite way to camp, from primitive camping along the shore (dispersed area camping), to tent camping in a developed camping area (love the hot showers!), to camping with your RV. Read More Read more Camping
Boating Ski boats, bass boats, kayaks/canoes, sailboats, houseboats or personal watercraft… Whatever type boat you have, Don Pedro Lake has lots of room to “float your boat”. Read More Read more Boating
Hiking / Biking Developed trails at Blue Oaks and Moccasin Point offer another way to explore the area. Read More Read more Hiking / Biking
Visitor's Center Unique architecture, information about the recreation, cultural and natural resources of the area, and a great view await the visitor at 10201 Bonds Flat Road, La Grange, CA. Read More Read more Visitor's Center
Sunset at its finest Set in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada, spectacular sunsets are seen as the day gives way to the calm of evening. Read More Read more Sunset at its finest
Come See Nature Experience the thrill of seeing a bald eagle as it plucks a fish from the water or the sound of the night’s silence broken by the call of a coyote. Read More Read more Come See Nature
Watersports Waterskiing, wake-boarding/skating/surfing, tubing, kneeboarding and more, the various arms of the lake offer just the right water for the activity in which you prefer to take part. Read More Read more Watersports
Fishing Multiple species of bass, salmon, trout, crappie, catfish, and other pan fish call Don Pedro Lake their home. Come catch your preference! Read More Read more Fishing
The Lake 160 miles of shoreline encompass the 13,000 surface acres when the lake is full. Launch ramps offering access to the lake are available in the three developed recreation areas: Blue Oaks, Fleming Meadows and Moccasin Point. Read More Read more The Lake

Welcome to Don Pedro Lake!

News & Announcements

The Fleming Meadows launch ramp will be closed between approximately 10 a.m. and 12 noon on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, while it is used to facilitate a powerhouse maintenance project. If you are boating at the lake tomorrow, please plan your launch/retrieval around those hours.
In honor of Veterans Day, active military personnel and veterans are invited to camp and use the recreation area at no charge all week, beginning Wednesday, November 5th!
Due to current conditions at the alternate Moccasin Point boat launch site, that area is now closed to boat launching. If conditions improve it may be reopened. Please check back for futher updates. Boat launching is still available at the Fleming Meadows launch ramp on the west shore of Don Pedro Lake.
Free Fishing Day!

Interested in taking your family and friends fishing before having to invest in a state fishing license or vehicle day use fee at the lake? Don Pedro Recreation Agency is offering free vehicle day use to anglers on September 6, 2014 in conjunction with the State of California Department of Fish and Wildlife's free fishing day. Share the fun and maybe you'll get "hooked" on a healthy, new sport!



Due to the extended drought, the Fleming Meadows launch ramp is now down to two concrete lanes. Please expect extended wait times of up to 1 hour during peak weekend hours to launch and retrieve your boat.

*We thank you in advance for your patience, courtesy and compliance with DPRA staff member instructions.*

****Low Water Update****
Fleming Meadows launch ramp is now at 2 lanes and Moccasin Point offers an unimproved launch area for shallow hulled vessels.
Improved launching for all vessels including large, deep hulled boats is available at Fleming Meadows and an unimproved launch area for shallow hulled vessels is now open for use at Moccasin Point!

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No need to stockpile your quarters when camping at Don Pedro Lake’s developed campgrounds. Hot showers are available at no charge!