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Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
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.
Address: 13638 Christensen Rd, Byron, CA 94514
Seasons/Climate Recommended Clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.
Fees are collected by iron ranger. Please bring exact change. Failure to pay fees may result in a citation.
- $10.00 parking
- $7.00 boat launch
- $1.00 discount for vehicle day use for persons 62 years of age or older