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Mar
09
****ATTENTION BOATERS****
The Blue Oaks Recreation Area launch ramp is now open and available for vessel launch! Boaters who use the Blue Oaks launch ramp are advised that the entire area from this ramp out to the 5 mph no wake buoys between Schoolhouse & Fleming Pt. will remain a slow 5 mph no wake zone until such time that lake level conditions allow for the removal of houseboat mooring from this area. Travel time from the Blue Oaks launch ramp to the 5 mph no wake buoys at no wake speed is approximately 25 minutes.
Mar
03
****ATTENTION BOATERS****
The main launch ramp at the Moccasin Pt. Recreation Area is now open for shallow draft vessel launching. The lake level should rise sufficiently to allow for deeper draft vessel launching from this ramp by Saturday March 5th.
Jan
21
GOOD NEWS!
The lake level has been rising 1/2 to 1 foot per day this week so the unimproved low water launch ramp at Moccasin Point is now open for small shallow draft vessel launch! The lake is not yet very deep in this area so please stay between the red and green channel markers when exiting and returning to this launch ramp.
Jan
14
Attention Campers
The shower restroom in the Fleming Meadows hook-up camping "H" area, near campsites H-29, H-53 and H-56, will be closed in December and January while it is being renovated. The other shower restroom in that area, near campsites H-35, H-38, H-59 and H-60 remains open for use. Please consider this when reserving a campsite or arriving for a first come - first serve camping stay between December 2015 and February, 2016.
Jan
08
****ATTENTION BOATERS****
The Tuolumne River Arm debris barrier booms containing the floating debris have been moved further upstream. Lake access to the Moccasin Pt. Recreation Area has been re-opened. Debris barrier booms will be moved further up the Tuolumne River Arm as lake elevation and conditions permit.
Jan
06
****ATTENTION BOATERS****
Recent storms have brought additional floating woody debris into the upper Don Pedro Reservoir. While these storms persist, the Tuolumne River Arm Debris Barrier booms containing this debris will remain closed. Vessel access to the Moccasin Pt. Recreation Area is currently blocked just east of the Jacksonville Bridge. These booms will be moved further upstream and this access will be restored as soon as conditions permit.
Nov
03
***Attention Boaters***
The Fleming Meadows Launch Ramp will be temporarily closed on Thursday, November 5, 2015 from 6:00 AM until approximately 12:00 noon for launch ramp surface maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience but we are excited for the work to be done!
Oct
16
VETERANS DAY IS NOVEMBER 11, 2015
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 Thursday, November 5th! For Reservations, call 209-852-2396, ext. 3
Oct
01
How about camping this weekend?

Come for a two night stay, 10/2-10/4, in a full hook-up site for only $50. Many sites available. No reservations needed.  http://camp-california.com/Places-To-Go/space-for-50-weekend.html

Sep
03
Free Fishing Day!

Interested in a relaxing day with friends and family?  Don Pedro Recreation Agency is offering free vehicle day use to anglers on September 5, 2015 in conjunction with the State of California Department of Fish and Wildlife's free fishing day. Come and enjoy the fun, you just might get "hooked" on fishing! Click here for more information.

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Numerous species of fish exist in Don Pedro Lake, including salmon! Kokanee, King and Silver salmon can be caught at the lake with the Kings reaching weights in excess of 10 lbs!