Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
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Get a taste of lake life! With more than 40 miles of shoreline, the lake provides space for families and friends to gather and enjoy a day at the lake any time of year.
Host a family reunion in one of the group picnic areas. Pick one of three launch ramps to slip your boat into the cool waters for a day of skiing or tubing. Watch a colorful parade of sailboats race by in the spring and summer. Take a hike during the spring to see the foothills in wildflower bloom. In the winter, catch sight of bald eagles soaring high above the lake. An abundance of wildlife delight visitors throughout this park.
Rules & Regulations
Camping: The campground is set on hilly terrain with a few tent sites that may be usable dispersed through four of the six camping loops. Meadow Campground. Accessible restroom, shower and parking available by campsite #91. RV sites with hook-ups are dispersed around a paved loop, and four RV sites are generally accessible. Usable restrooms and restrooms with showers are available throughout the other campground loops. Some designated accessible parking is adjacent to restrooms. Campfire Center. The campfire center is located at the north shore on a usable path of travel with space for two wheelchairs. Two accessible parking spaces are also provided. Group Camps. Accessible restroom, shower and parking are provided.
Picnic Areas: South Shore. The La Playa day use area on the South Shore is located on a hilly promontory with picnic tables, including two accessibly designed tables on a flat surface overlooking the lake. Tables are on dirt surfaces so usability is affected by wet weather. Restrooms: Accessible restroom with adjacent accessible parking is provided. Grange Grove. Two group picnic areas at Grange Grove, South Shore, have two accessible tables at each site. Restrooms are accessible. Routes of travel are generally accessible. A large parking lot includes ample designated accessible parking. Crows Nest There is an accessible designed picnic area with accessible restroom and parking. South Finegold Day Use Area. There is an accessible picnic area with accessible restroom and parking.
Trails: McKenzie Point Trail & Marina Trail. Located on the South Shore. A portion of these trails are accessible with accessible parking.
Exhibits/Programs: The 19th century courthouse serves as an exhibit center on the history of the town of Millerton. The facility is generally accessible. Unisex restrooms at the uphill end of the parking lot permits side transfers and may permit front transfers. Accessible parking spaces are dispersed near both the restroom and the courthouse. The hillside location of the parking area may create some challenges. Some assistance may be required with the slopes or at the curb ramps.
Allowed only in campgrounds. Dogs must be on a maximum 6-foot leash at ALL times and physically under your control. Visit www.parks.ca.gov/dogs for additional information about dogs in parks.