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

Jul
25
Special Board of Control Meeting
A Special Meeting of the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Board of Control has been scheduled for July 27, 2017, at 2 p.m. The meeting will be held at CCSF, Hetch Hetchy at Moccasin, 1 Lakeshore Drive, Moccasin, CA 95347
Jul
17
New Concessionaire
The Don Pedro Recreation Agency, which manages recreation operations at Don Pedro Lake, welcomes Suntex Marinas as its new concessionaire to manage Lake Don Pedro Marina and Moccasin Point Marina. Suntex will manage boat, personal watercraft, kayak and paddleboard rentals as well as boat slips, dry storage, a full-service houseboat construction and repair facility, café, and convenience store at the two marinas. A Special Meeting of the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Board of Control has been scheduled for July 27, 2017, at 2 p.m. for the public to meet Suntex personnel.
Jun
28
2017 "Fireworks Spectacular"

The "Fireworks on the Water" show will be held at Don Pedro Lake, Sunday July 2nd, 2017 @ 9:30 p.m. Arrival before 8:00 p.m. is highly recommended. For more information call - 209-852-2396, ext. 3.

Jun
28
Bonds Flat Road Reopens
Turlock Irrigation District is pleased to announce that the reconstruction of Bonds Flat Road near Lake Don Pedro Is now complete, and the road between Blue Oaks Recreation Area and the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Headquarters will be temporarily reopened to all traffic beginning today at 4:00 p.m. However, due to the "Fireworks on the Water" show Sunday, July 2, the road will be closing again from 8:00 a.m. Sunday through midnight for traffic control. The road will reopen to all traffic at 12:00 a.m. Monday, July 3rd and will remain open after that time.
May
25
Attention Campers and Boaters
Due to the Controlled Spillway Operation that took place in February, Bonds Flat Road remains closed just beyond Blue Oaks Campground to just prior to the Visitor Center. If you are going to Fleming Meadows or the Visitor Center you will need to access those locations by taking Hwy 132 through La Grange, drive 8 miles east and then turn left on Bonds Flat Road. Access to Moccasin Point via Hwy 120 and Blue Oaks via J59/La Grange Road is not affected.
May
22
ATTENTION BOATERS
THE UPPER TUOLUMNE RIVER ARM OF THE LAKE IS NOW OPEN TO BOATERS. As the lake level rises, woody debris outside of containment booms will continue to re-float off of the shoreline. Containment operations will continue through July. PLEASE BOAT SLOWLY AND WITH CAUTION THROUGH THIS AREA AND WATCH FOR FLOATING WOODY DEBRIS!
Apr
11
TRAFFIC ADVISORY
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work. The bridge will be CLOSED WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY NIGHT (April 12-13) from 5pm to 6am. Detours are in place and can be found at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist10/JamesRobertsBridge/index.htm Also, eastbound and westbound State Route 120 (SR-120) at the James E.

Don Pedro Lake

La Grange, CA US

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Water from Don Pedro Lake is primarily used for irrigating the farm land that falls within the Turlock Irrigation District and Modesto Irrigation District boundaries. It is also used for power generation, and adds to the drinking water supply for City of Modesto. Don Pedro Dam also provides flood control for California’s Central Valley.