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

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.
Aug
27
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! http://www.dfg.ca.gov/licensing/fishing/freefishdays.html

 

Aug
11
****LOW WATER UPDATE****

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.*

Aug
01
****Low Water Update****
Fleming Meadows launch ramp is now at 2 lanes and Moccasin Point offers an unimproved launch area for shallow hulled vessels.
Jul
16
BOAT LAUNCH RAMP UPDATE
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!
Jul
11
***Low Water Operations Update***
The Moccasin Point Recreation Area campground is open, but due to water levels, the Moccasin Point boat launch ramp is now closed. Barring unforeseen circumstances, an alternate launch ramp at Moccasin Point that will accommodate shallow draft vessels should be ready in the next week. Check back for updates on its status. Don't forget that the boat launch ramp at Fleming Meadows Recreation Area at the west end of the lake remains fully operational.

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At full lake, Don Pedro has 12,960 acres of surface area on which to enjoy boating activities of all types!