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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!
Apr
11
TRAFFIC ADVISORY
Tuolumne County – The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) will close eastbound and westbound State Route 120 at the James E. Roberts Bridge in Tuolumne County for bridge work. The bridge will be CLOSED WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY NIGHT (April 12-13) from 5pm to 6am. Detours are in place and can be found at http://www.dot.ca.gov/dist10/JamesRobertsBridge/index.htm Also, eastbound and westbound State Route 120 (SR-120) at the James E.
Mar
17
TRAFFIC ADVISORY
The State Route 120/James E. Roberts Bridge week long closure has been re-scheduled and will be closed for a full week, from 5:00 a.m. the morning of Monday, March 27, through the morning of Monday, April 3rd. Following the 24/7 closure, the bridge will need to close a few additional nights for the removal of material and equipment.
Mar
13
THE LOWER (MAIN) BLUE OAKS LAUNCH RAMP IS OPEN.
The lake level has dropped enough to re-open up this ramp for vessel launch. LAKE LEVELS MAY RISE AGAIN, SO NO OVERNIGHT PARKING IS PERMITTED IN THIS LOWER BLUE OAKS LAUNCH RAMP PARKING LOT.
Mar
07
TRAFFIC ADVISORY
The State Route 120/James E. Roberts Bridge is scheduled to be closed for a full week, from 5:00 a.m. the morning of Monday, March 20, through the morning of Monday, March 27. Following the 24/7 closure, the bridge will need to close a few additional nights for the removal of material and equipment.
Mar
03
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.
Feb
27
PUBLIC ADVISORY

DON PEDRO LAKE RECREATIONAL BOATING REOPENING TODAY! Click here for more information

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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.