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Lake Perris State Recreation Area

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Contact Information

(951) 940-5600

Trailer Lengths

Max Trailer Length: 31 Feet
Max Camper Length: 31 Feet

Park Hours

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Driving Directions to Lake Perris SRA

The recreation area is located 11 miles south of Riverside via Highway 60 or I-215.

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Camping and Lodging

Online reservations are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations can be made 7 months in advance on the first day of the month beginning at 8:00 a.m. PST via the website, by mail, or by calling the toll free telephone number at 1-800-444-7275. Due to seasonal volume, access to the ReserveAmerica website and the telephone line may at times be limited.

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Brochures and Campground Maps

Upcoming Park Events

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Lake Perris is open 7 days a week from 6 AM - 10 PM.  The campground is open 7 days a week. Holiday and weekend reservations are recommended to ensure a site.  Please call 1-800-444-7275 or visit  Vessels can be on the water from 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM.  After sunset vessels must have running lights. 

All vessels entering Lake Perris SRA will be inspected for standing water and quagga mussels. We do not want you to fail this free inspection. Please click the link for details on how you can ensure your vessel will pass.

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Quagga Inspection Guidelines


Due to the threat of the Goldspotted Oak Borer spreading throughout San Diego County and possibly spreading into Riverside County, no oak firewood will be allowed into Lake Perris SRA. Wood can be purchased at the park or you can bring other species of firewood, such as pine or eucalyptus. For more information, contact park staff at (951) 940-5600.

Lake Perris has lowered its group camping, group picnic,
and equestrian camp fees.  Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, having a company picnic, having a family reunion camp out, Boy or Girl Scout retreat, or church event  Lake Perris can accommodate your group!


For our new reduced fees for
group picnic, group camp, and equestrian camp rates.


 Lake Perris is seeking volunteers to work as Camp Hosts or as Museum Docents.  Contact the Park office at (951) 940-5600

 Lake Elevation:  1555' (2-10-09)

The recreation area is located 11 miles south of Riverside via Highway 60 or I 215. 

17801 Lake Perris Drive
Perris, California 92571
Latitude/Longitude: 33.8375 /-117.1400
Elevation:  1560 feet


Read about The Land and Natural Resources of Lake Perris

The Regional Indian Museum offers a look into the lives of the native peoples who lived in the area before the Spanish habitation.

Read the Park Activities to see what recreation that Lake Perris offers daily.

Lost? Do you need directions to the park or to see where things are located in the park? Then visit Directions and Park Maps

Fees and Passes: For information on entry fees and yearly passes to Lake Perris

Park Rules

Camping and Horse Camp, Group Camp and Group Picnic

Boating, Watercraft, and Skiing

Fishing Information

Hunting at Lake Perris. This includes the dates of our season as well as bag limits when they apply.

Accessibility: How is Lake Perris trying to meet ADA requirements?

Off Road Vehicles: Since you can't use them at Lake Perris, where can you ride them?

Frequently Asked Questions