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
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
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
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
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

Welcome to Don Pedro Lake!

News & Announcements

The Blue Oaks Launch Ramp is currently closed due to high lake elevation. The Fleming Meadows and Moccasin Pt. launch ramps are both open for vessel launch. Please boat with caution and watch for unmarked hazards and floating debris.

With Thanksgiving approaching, Caltrans is adjusting the closure hours for the State Route 120 (SR-120)/James E. Roberts Bridge project in anticipation of increased holiday travel. Following is the construction schedule for the week of Sunday, November 20, 2016, through Monday, November 28, 2016. ** The bridge will be closed as scheduled 5 p.m. to 7 a.m., Sunday night through Tuesday night (November 20-22). ** The bridge will be open, with one-way traffic control, Wednesday night through Sunday night (November 23-27).

State Route 120/James E. Roberts Bridge Project Update

The second phase of work on the James E. Roberts Bridge Project on Hwy 120 in Tuolumne County is now underway.  The bridge is scheduled to close Sunday through Thursday nights from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 a.m.  Detours will be available night and day, so please visit http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist10/JamesRobertsBridge/index.htm for additional information.



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 9th! Click here for flyer.

*****Important Info*****

Please do not swim within 50 yards of marinas or vessels connected to AC Shore Power due to the risk of Electric Shock Drowning (ESD). ESD results from the passage of typically low level AC - Alternating Current in freshwater through the body at a sufficient level to cause skeletal muscular paralysis. The victim is rendered unable to help themselves and they drown. If the electric current is high enough, electrocution can also occur. ESD is caused by electric current leaking into freshwater around boats & docks that are connected to AC shore power.

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Don Pedro Dam rises 580 feet above the Tuolumne River.