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Jul
08
Stay and Play at Moccasin Point Recreation Area!

The lake may be low, but the creek still flows strong down the middle of the receding lake waters of Moccasin Bay. The cool water that flows in Moccasin Creek not only offers trout fishing, wading and a cool reprieve from the warm temperatures of summer, it also creates a great habitat for bird watching. Click here to see local attractions.

Jul
02
Fireworks are not allowed......
PLEASE leave ALL fireworks at home (even "safe and sane"). Let's stay safe and fire free!
Jun
29
****HOLIDAY WEEKEND UPDATE****

The Holiday weekend is fast approaching and Don Pedro Lake has campsites available. Call today to make your camping reservation or reserve on-line. Don Pedro Lake still has plenty of water for all of your water activities. Check out the webcam on our homepage. The Fleming Meadows boat launch ramp, located at 11500 Bonds Flat Road, is open for boat launching. REMINDER: There will not be a Fourth of July Fireworks show this year at Don Pedro Lake.

Jun
23
****ATTENTION BOATERS****
The Moccasin Point Recreation Area low water alternate ramp for shallow draft boats has been closed down to launching boats from a trailer until further notice. Boats that do not require backing a trailer into the water to launch (kayaks, canoes, rafts, etc.) may continue to use the area.
Jun
19
****Attention Boaters****

The Moccasin 5 MPH "Slow - No Wake" zone has been extended to include the upper Tuolumne River Arm north of Moccasin Bay.  The Moccasin Point Recreation Area low water unimproved ramp for launching shallow draft boats is still open and is anticipated to remain usable through Father's Day weekend (6/20 - 21). The Fleming Meadows launch ramp is open and is expected to remain open all year.

Jun
05
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!
Jun
05
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.

Jun
01
National Marina Day is on June 13th!
Lake Don Pedro Marina is participating in National Marina Day on Saturday, June 13, 2015. Come out to Don Pedro Lake for the weekend and double your fun - participate and earn prizes at the Marina on Saturday, then stay and play on the lake or at the swimming lagoon. Campsites are still available!!
May
20
Boat Launching

Due to low lake elevation, Fleming Meadows launch ramp has been reduced to two lanes. Expect extended waits at the launch ramp during peak hours.

Moccasin Point alternate low water launch is still available for launching shallow draft vessels.

Please click here for more information.

May
18
2015 Low Water Planning Update

At today's water level, there are 6,750 acres of water surface on which to play and enjoy your favorite water activity. We are expecting that by the end of October, the lake will still have over 4,500 acres of surface area and the concrete launch ramp at Fleming Meadows will still be operating. Click here for more information.

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The crest of Don Pedro Dam is 855’ above sea level. The water in Don Pedro Lake is at its maximum elevation when it is 830’ above sea level.