October and March 6am-7pm
Vessel Use All Year 6am-Sunset
San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area
Danger advisory posted for Basalt boat launch area. Caution advisory for the O'Neill Forebay. For more information, please visit the Department of Water Resources Algal Blooms page
What is open now?
- Day-Use Areas.
- Boat Launches.
- OHV Area.
- Group camp, guided tours, and special events.
Protect yourself, family, friends and your community by following these prevention measures:
- Know Before You Go – Prior to leaving home, check the status of the park unit you want to visit to find out what restrictions and guidelines are in place. Have a back-up plan in case your destination is crowded. Stay home if you are sick
- Plan Ahead – Some restrooms will be temporarily closed to keep up with cleaning schedules. Bring soap/hand sanitizer.
- Play It Safe – Find out what precautions you should take when exploring the outdoors, especially if this is your first time visiting the State Park System. Learn more at parks.ca.gov/SafetyTips.
Be COVID-19 Safe– State Parks continues to meet guidance from local and state public officials as COVID-19 is still present and still deadly. Here is the guidance on face coverings for this park unit:
- Vaccinated? Face coverings recommended.
- Unvaccinated? Face coverings are required indoors.
- Leave No Trace – Leave areas better than how you found them by staying on designated trails and packing out all trash. Do not disturb wildlife or plants.
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.
Explore San Luis Reservoir SRA:
Four Rivers Sector Office (209) 826-1197
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