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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!
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
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.
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.

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!

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Three developed recreation areas at Don Pedro Lake offer camping, day use facilities and launch ramps. Check them out at Moccasin Point Recreation Area, Blue Oaks Recreation Area and Fleming Meadows Recreation Area.