San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area

Phone Number

(209) 826-1197

Max. Trailer Lengths

Trailer: Up to 30 Feet
Camper/Motorhome: Up to 30 Feet

Park Hours

6:00am - Sunset
Vessel Use: 6:00am-Sunset

Dogs Allowed?

Dogs allowed only in campground.

Driving Directions to San Luis Reservoir SRA

On Highway 152, 7 miles West of I-5, or 33 miles East of Highway 101 from Gilroy.
Address for Park Headquarters:
31426 Gonzaga Road, Gustine, CA 95322
Hours are Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Visitors will be able to reserve campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date. Bookings may extend from the arrival date to the desired departure date – based on availability and the park’s maximum stay rules.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

Boat Ramps
Family Campsites
Group Campsites
Primitive Camping
RV Sites w/Hookups
RV Dump Station
RV Access
Hiking Trails
Horseback Riding
Picnic Areas
Exhibits and Programs
Guided Tours
Off-Highway Vehicles
Beach Area
Family Programs
Restrooms / Showers
Drinking Water Available
Wheelchair Accessible

Welcome to San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area!

Nestled in the grassy hills of the western San Joaquin Valley near historic Pacheco Pass, San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area is noted for boating, board sailing, camping, and picnicking. But it's anglers who find the unit's three lakes most inviting.

Temporary Closure Notice: Dam Safety Project to Temporarily Close Basalt Campground and Day Use Area at San Luis Reservoir SRA: California State Parks announced the extended temporary closure of the Basalt Campground and Day Use Area at San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area due to a Safety of Dams Project.  As of May 31, 2022 the Basalt Campground and Day Use Area will be closed for the entirety of the Dam Safety Project. Reservation holders will be contacted directly by State Parks’ reservation system -- Alternative campgrounds and day use locations will remain open in the park complex during the temporary closure. 

Explore San Luis Reservoir SRA: 

Graphic link for About the Park page

Graphic link for Day Use page

Graphic link for Camping pageGraphic link for Jasper Sears Off-Highway Vehicle Area page

Graphic link for Boating page
Graphic link to the Four Rivers Natural History Association page

Contact Us:

Four Rivers Sector Office (209) 826-1197

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Basalt Campground Kiosk (209) 827-6846
O'Neill Forebay Kiosk (209) 826-4714
Los Banos Creek Kiosk (209)826-6393
Mederios Entrance Kiosk (209) 826-6240