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Castaic Lake State Recreation Area

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    4271.79 acres

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Description

Castaic Lake State Recreation Area is a reservoir of the State Water Project. It is one of the Project's largest recreational lakes and the terminal of its west branch. The site includes 29 miles of shoreline. A major attraction is the 425-foot tall Castaic Dam.

Castaic Lake has two bodies of water. Lower lake is for non-power boating and canoeing. Swimming season on lower lake runs from mid-May to mid-September. Upper lake is for sailing, power boating, water and jet skiing, and fishing. The lake is stocked with bass, trout and catfish. Boat rentals and a tackle bait shop are available.

Other recreational activities include hiking, biking trails, picnic areas and playgrounds. Rental group picnic areas are available for up to 600 persons.

Allowed Activities
Boating
Road Biking
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Swimming
Windsurfing
Canoeing
Sailing
Motor Boating
Waterskiing
Fishing
Dog Walking
Tent Camping
Rv Camping
Picnicking
Good For
Families
Wheelchairs
Dogs

Additional Information

Los Angeles County Parks and Recreation operates Castaic Lake SRA. Please visit their website for more information.