Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area

This park unit is partially open. Please take the time to read the information contained on this webpage to find out what is open and closed, and what COVID-19 guidelines are in place. - (July 13, 2021)

What is currently closed?

  • Bethany Reservoir is currently closed to vehicle traffic.

Phone Number

(925) 447-0955

Park Hours

Sunrise to Sunset.

Dogs Allowed?

Yes

Driving Directions to Bethany Reservoir SRA

The recreation area is northeast of Livermore, seven miles off Interstate 580 at the Grant Line Road exit.

Online reservations are not available for this park.

Upcoming Park Events

No events scheduled at this moment.

BOATING
Boating
Boat Ramps
TRAIL USE
Bike Trails
Hiking Trails
DAY-USE ACTIVITIES & FACILITIES
Picnic Areas
Fishing
Interpretive Exhibits
Nature & Wildlife Viewing
Windsurfing/Surfing
OTHER FACILITIES & VISITOR INFORMATION
Parking
Restrooms

Located in the northernmost part of the San Joaquin Valley, Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a popular place for water-oriented recreation, especially fishing and windsurfing. It also features a bike trail (along the California Aqueduct Bikeway) - and many windmills. It is also the northern terminus of the California Aqueduct.

Location - Directions

The recreation area is northeast of Livermore, seven miles off Interstate 580 at the Grant Line Road exit.

Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing

The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.