San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area

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Los Banos, CA 93635- Map It
(209) 826-1197

AAA Editor Notes

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, 12 mi. w. on SR 152, is an important link in the Central Valley Project and the California Water Project. Swimming, windsurfing, boating and fishing are permitted at the recreation area, which includes three lakes as well as San Luis Creek, Los Baños Detention Dam and the O'Neill Forebay. The Romero Visitors Center provides visitors with a video program, telescopes for viewing the surrounding region and information about the water projects. Note: All boats must be inspected for the presence of zebra mussels. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Day use $10-$12 per private vehicle; $9-$11 (ages 62+ per private vehicle). Boating fee $7.
Hours: Park open daily dawn-dusk (weather permitting). Visitor center open daily 9-5. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.