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

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News & Announcements

Swimming Lagoon Project Update – Expected to Open mid-May 2020

2020 marks the start to our Swimming Lagoon Improvement Project

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.

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.
2019 Don Pedro Lake Bass and Fishing Tournament
2018 *****Veteran’s Day is November 12th*****
In honor of Veteran’s Day, we invite all veterans and active duty military to enjoy a free campsite and day use on us from November 7-13th. Call (209) 852-2396, ext. 3 for details.
2018 Moccasin Point Launch Ramp Temporary Closure
In order to make road improvements, the Moccasin Point Launch Ramp will be closed from the evening of September 30th- October 3rd. Please plan to use Fleming Meadows or Blue Oaks for launching during that time.
2018 ****BLUE OAKS RAMP OPEN****
We are happy to announce that the current lake level once again allows for launching at Blue Oaks Launch Ramp.

Don Pedro Lake

La Grange, CA US

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Water is not directly diverted from Don Pedro Lake to the City and County of San Francisco. The City and County of San Francisco’s partnership in the construction of the current Don Pedro Dam benefits them through the relief from upstream flood control responsibilities and greater flexibility in its upstream water operations.