"Don Pedro" was actually a mid-1800’s land owner of French descent, named Pierre Sainsevain. He was known as Don Pedro by the Mexicans in the area. The land he owned along the Tuolumne River included Don Pedro Bar which is now inundated by Don Pedro Lake.
Blue Oaks Launch Ramp Opens
THE UPPER BLUE OAKS LAUNCH RAMP IS NOW OPEN. Please stay between the red and green channel markers when boating to and from this launch ramp. The water is very shallow on both sides of this channel. This launch ramp may be subject to closure due to changing lake elevation.