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

Dec
15
TEMPORARY BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE SCHEDULED
The Fleming Meadows launch ramp will be closed again on Monday morning, 12/15/14, between the hours of approximately 9 a.m. and 12 noon in order to continue work on a powerhouse maintenance project. If possible, one lane will remain open, but it is not certain. Please plan to launch or retrieve your boat around those hours. Again, we thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Dec
11
TEMPORARY BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE SCHEDULED
Attention Boaters - The Fleming Meadows launch ramp will be closed Friday morning, 12/12/14, between the hours of approximately 8:30 a.m. and 12 noon in order to facilitate a powerhouse maintenance project. Please plan to launch or retrieve your boat around those hours. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Dec
08
***GREAT GIFT IDEA!***
Need a last minute gift for the watersports or fishing enthusiast on your list? Don Pedro Lake 2015 annual permit gift certificates are available now. Call (209) 852-2396 for more information.
Dec
02
**ATTENTION BOATERS**
Today's National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning for the Rim Fire area (Tuolumne River Canyon) coupled with the precipitation forecast in the area has triggered closure of the debris booms in the Tuolumne River arm of Don Pedro Lake. The closure is located just upstream of Moccasin Bay. There is no estimate of when the boom will be reopened at this point in time, but we will post it here when it does occur.
Nov
03
TEMPORARY BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURE SCHEDULED
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.
Sep
24
VETERANS DAY IS NOVEMBER 11th!
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!
Sep
04
****LOW WATER UPDATE****
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.

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Don Pedro Dam construction began in 1967 and was completed in 1971 at a cost of $105 million.