Hiking / Biking Developed trails at Blue Oaks and Moccasin Point offer another way to explore the area. Read More Read more Hiking / Biking
Visitor's Center Unique architecture, information about the recreation, cultural and natural resources of the area, and a great view await the visitor at 10201 Bonds Flat Road, La Grange, CA. Read More Read more Visitor's Center
Camping At Don Pedro Lake you can choose your favorite way to camp, from primitive camping along the shore (dispersed area camping), to tent camping in a developed camping area (love the hot showers!), to camping with your RV. Read More Read more Camping
Boating Ski boats, bass boats, kayaks/canoes, sailboats, houseboats or personal watercraft… Whatever type boat you have, Don Pedro Lake has lots of room to “float your boat”. Read More Read more Boating
Sunset at its finest Set in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada, spectacular sunsets are seen as the day gives way to the calm of evening. Read More Read more Sunset at its finest
Fishing Multiple species of bass, salmon, trout, crappie, catfish, and other pan fish call Don Pedro Lake their home. Come catch your preference! Read More Read more Fishing
The Lake 160 miles of shoreline encompass the 13,000 surface acres when the lake is full. Launch ramps offering access to the lake are available in the three developed recreation areas: Blue Oaks, Fleming Meadows and Moccasin Point. Read More Read more The Lake
Come See Nature Experience the thrill of seeing a bald eagle as it plucks a fish from the water or the sound of the night’s silence broken by the call of a coyote. Read More Read more Come See Nature
Watersports Waterskiing, wake-boarding/skating/surfing, tubing, kneeboarding and more, the various arms of the lake offer just the right water for the activity in which you prefer to take part. Read More Read more Watersports

Welcome to Don Pedro Lake!

News & Announcements

Feb
21
Suntex Rate Proposal Comparable Data
Suntex presented their 2020 Rate Proposal at a Special Board of Control Meeting on February 12, 2020. Click the link below to view the meeting minutes and comparable data used by Suntex for the rate proposal.
Feb
17
Visitor Center - Holiday Closure

The Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the President's Day Holiday. All 3 campgrounds will remain open.

Regular Visitor Center Hours are Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm, closed for the noon hour.

Feb
12
BOC Special Meeting - Suntex Rate Proposal

Suntex will present a Rate Proposal to the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Board of Control in a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be for informational purposes only, no action will be taken by the Board of Control at this meeting.

Location: Moccasin/Hetch Hetchy Schoolhouse & Learning Center building

Feb
07
Join us at DPRA for Coffee with the Director!

Stop by the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center on February 7 and 21, 2020 from 9am – 11am.

Our new Director, Ryan Reis, welcomes the opportunity to meet you! Ryan will be available to discuss any questions or concerns you may have. Or stop by to enjoy a cup of coffee and introduce yourself.

Jan
23
Buy Annual Permits Online!
GREAT NEWS! You can now purchase Annual Passes for your vehicle and boats online! Once your order is received, we will mail them out to you. It’s that easy! Passes are still available for purchase in person at our entrance kiosks and Visitor Center during posted hours. Go to "Reservations" and click on "CLICK HERE FOR ANNUAL PERMITS OR TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY!", then select "ANNUAL PERMITS"
Jan
10
New Recreation Department Manager

The Don Pedro Recreation Agency (DPRA) is excited to introduce Ryan Reis as the new Recreation Department Manager.

Prior to joining DPRA, Reis served as the Recreation and Seasonal Operations Manager at Pine Mountain Lake Association, where he focused on budget management, lake operations, dam safety, and event coordination. He also managed operations for multiple amenities, including the lake and marina, swim center, and more.

Jun
29
2019 Annual Fireworks Show
Annual Fireworks on the Water at Don Pedro Lake will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Plan to arrive at the Lake prior to 8:00pm to ensure a smooth flow of traffic and parking for the event.

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When water levels are sufficient to safely allow the production of a fireworks show at Don Pedro Lake, it is attended by thousands and always falls around the 4th of July. Be sure to check the news and events section of the website for its status and date if a show is to be held this year.