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May
17
****BLUE OAKS RAMP****
The Blue Oaks Launch Ramp is currently closed due to fluctuating lake elevation. The Fleming Meadows and Moccasin Pt. launch ramps are both open for vessel launching. Please boat with caution and watch for unmarked hazards and floating debris.
May
02
**Fireworks Spectacular**

The "Fireworks on the Water" fireworks show will take place on Saturday, June 30th at Don Pedro Lake. click here for the flyer

Mar
24
Attention Campers and Boaters
The Agency has received notification from SFPUC that the Evacuation Order has been lifted for the Moccasin Point Recreation Area and the Moccasin Point Marina. Recreational use of the area can resume - effective immediately. You may also check the SFPUC website for the latest information. http://sfwater.org/index.aspx?recordid=450&page=17
Mar
23
Attention Campers and Boaters
Due to ongoing safety concerns regarding the Moccasin Creek Dam located at the east shore of Don Pedro Lake, The Moccasin Point Campground and Moccasin Point Marina have been evacuated and will remain closed until further notice. Fleming Meadows and Blue Oaks Campgrounds are open for regular use.
Nov
16
ATTENTION
The November 17, 2017, Board of Control Special Meeting has been cancelled.
Nov
15
ATTENTION BOATERS!
Due to the current forecast for wet weather, the Tuolumne River Arm debris barrier boom located 5 miles upstream from the Moccasin Pt. Recreation Area has been closed. Two additional downstream debris barrier booms are still open. This boom will be re-opened as soon as conditions permit. These Debris Barrier booms will be periodically opened and closed throughout the rainy season based upon weather and Tuolumne River inflow forecasts.
Oct
17
VETERANS DAY IS NOVEMBER 11, 2017
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 8th! For Reservations, call 209-852-2396, ext. 3.
Sep
08
*****Important Info*****
The contractor working on the James E. Roberts (Hwy. 120) Bridge at the northern end of Don Pedro Lake will begin removing the Safe Span structure that is suspended beneath the bridge beginning Sept. 11. Work will take place Mondays through Fridays from 7 am to 3 pm. Removal of this structure is expected to take four to five weeks. PLEASE DO NOT BOAT UNDER AREAS OF THE BRIDGE WHERE ACTIVE OVERHEAD SPAN REMOVAL IS OCCURRING.
Aug
30
"FREE FISHING DAY"
Mark your calendars to come fishing at Don Pedro Lake on September 2nd! The Don Pedro Recreation Agency's vehicle day use fee will be waived for anglers that day in conjunction with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's "Free Fishing Day" - no fishing license will be required (https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Licensing/Fishing/Free-Fishing-Days)! It's the perfect opportunity to encourage a non-angler to try out the sport!
Aug
30
"FREE FISHING DAY"
Mark your calendars to come fishing at Don Pedro Lake on September 2nd! The Don Pedro Recreation Agency's vehicle day use fee will be waived for anglers that day in conjunction with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife's "Free Fishing Day" - no fishing license will be required (https://www.wildlife.ca.gov/Licensing/Fishing/Free-Fishing-Days)! It's the perfect opportunity to encourage a non-angler to try out the sport!

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Eagles are frequently seen at Don Pedro Lake. Annually, the Central Sierra Audubon Society in coordination with the Bureau of Land Management performs a mid-winter eagle count where not only bald and golden eagles are counted, ospreys are counted as well.