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To all Don Pedro Recreation Area users,

Due to the planned operation of the Controlled Spillway at Don Pedro Lake, the Turlock Irrigation District and the Don Pedro Recreation Agency have closed all launch ramps and are NOT allowing recreational boating on Don Pedro Lake until further notice.  In addition, the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center / Headquarters is also closed.

The campgrounds and the Blue Oaks Houseboat Repair Yard will remain open.  Fleming Meadows can be accessed via Hwy 132 and Bonds Flat Road.  Blue Oaks can be accessed via La Grange Road (J-59) and Bonds Flat Road.  Bonds Flat Road will remain closed just beyond the entrances to Fleming Meadows and Blue Oaks and no vehicle or pedestrian traffic will be permitted beyond the road closures.

If you have any questions or concerns please contact the Don Pedro Recreation Agency @ 209-852-2396, ext. 3.

Reservation Rule
Reservations are accepted by mail, phone, in person at the Visitor Center, or on-line at   Reservations are accepted up to one (1) year but no less than two (2) days in advance of the indicated date of arrival.  All reservations must be paid in full at the time the reservation is made.  The Reservation Office located in the Visitor Center is open Monday-Friday, 8am - 4pm (closed for lunch 12-1) and can be reached at 209-852-2396, ext. 3.
RV hookup campsites have water, sewer and electricity (30 amp RV plus 2 standard 20 amp 120V outlets) hookups, paved parking pad, table and barbecue/fire ring at each site, plus hot showers in developed restrooms. Except hookup at the Blue Oaks Campground which does not offer sewer hookup. Regular campsites have paved parking pads, picnic tables, food lockers, barbecue/fire ring at each site, plus access to potable water and hot showers in designated restrooms. RV units that are self contained may use regular campsites. Each campground has a sewage dump station.
Minimums and Maximums
A minimum stay of two(2) consecutive nights is required to make a reservation per campsite. On holiday weekends, a three(3) night minimum stay is required. Maximum length of stay in campground between 5/1 - 9/30 is 14 consecutive nights(2 weeks). Maximum length of stay in campground between 10/1 - 4/30 is 3 months consecutive stay. The campground must then be vacated for 48 hours before returning to it.
Check-In / Check-out
Check-out time is 2 pm. Check-in time is 4 pm.
Pet Rules
Pets are NOT ALLOWED IN DEVELOPED CAMPGROUNDS unless they are a Service Animal under the immediate control of the disabled person. Campers may have pets in undeveloped/boat-in camp areas only (see navigational map in boating section).
CHANGE OF DATE/SITE: Contact the reservation office at least 24 hours in advance of your current scheduled date of arrival. Your new date of arrival must be at least two days (2) from the date you call. A $10.00 Change fee (plus any additional fees due to nightly/weekly rate increases) will be charged per campsite.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations must be made by phone, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1p.m. to 4 p.m., at least 7 days prior to the arrival date to request a Refund - less a $10.00 refund fee (per site) and a $10.00 reservation fee (per site). A Voucher may be requested less a $10.00 reservation fee (per site). Cancellations received less then 7 days in advance will only be eligible for a Voucher, less the $10.00 (per site) reservation fee . You must give at least a 24-hour notice and cancellations must be made by the person named on the reservation.
More Information
For more information, call: 209-852-2396, ext. 3
Don Pedro Bar, named after the land owner in the area, was the location of a significant gold find. Over $13 million in gold was mined from the location in the mid 1800's.