Weather of Summer

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The warm weather of summer beckons water activity, bringing about over 80% of the recreation use between the months of May and September. Even though the weather in spring and fall can be less predictable, some of the area’s most beautiful weather with comfortable temperatures occurs at that time.
"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.