7500 Arrowhead Lake Road, (760) 244-5951
The store at Hesperia Lake Park is open every day of the year except Christmas Day to serve the needs of anglers, campers and picnickers. Anyone wishing to fish or camp must first register at the Lake Store. The store is well stocked with an ample supply of bait and tackle, as well as a variety of camping supplies, drinks and snacks. Store hours vary throughout the winter and spring, call the Lake store at (760) 244-5951 for current hours.
Sunday - Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday (We currently offer Night Fishing Hours during the catfish season for Fridays and Saturdays ONLY. Please see Night Fishing hours below.)
Sunday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Looking for an escape? Hesperia Lake is open for camping throughout the year. Open spaces and cool clear air make a perfect setting for spending quality time with the family. A variety of sites are available at Hesperia Lake to accommodate RV’s and tent campers. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. RV sites will accommodate a vehicle up to 40 feet in length. Electricity and water are available in selected sites. Restrooms and showers are available at no extra charge. Potable water is located throughout the campground. Check-in is at 2:00 p.m. Checkout is at 12:00 p.m. Fishing is an additional fee.
Camping $35.00 per night, up to 4 people, $2.00 for each additional person (Limit 6 people per campsite).
$2.00 per dog, (Limit 2 dogs per campsite).Hesperia Lake Camping Rules.pdf
Active Duty Military and Veterans
Hesperia Recreation and Park District wants to say THANK YOU for your time and service. All active duty military and veterans will receive the following special:
Camping Sunday through Thursday $20.00 per night with military I.D..
Camping Friday and Saturday $25.00 per night with military I.D..
The Lake is open for day fishing from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. No state fishing license is required. Hesperia Lake is a pay-to-fish lake. Adults pay $18.00 per session and have a five (5) fish limit. Seniors who are residents of Hesperia, can fish Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, for only $15.00 and still catch five (5) fish. Children 10 years and younger are $6.00 with paid adult and have a two (2) fish limit.Hesperia Lake Fishing Rules.pdf
During Catfish season, Hesperia Lake Park will begin offering Night Fishing on Fridays and Saturdays only!
Beginning Friday, July 6, 2018, fishing sessions will change to the following:
Day Fishing - 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Night Fishing - 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Pricing for each session is $18 per adult angler, $6 for children under age 10 with paid adult, and $15 for military.
Hesperia Lake has special days for seniors 55 and over. Every Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, seniors who live within Hesperia Recreation and Park District boundaries can take advantage of a senior discount. Resident seniors can fish for only $15.00 on these days and still catch five (5) fish.
Hesperia Lake Park is a great place to host your next outdoor party, meeting, or celebration. Hesperia Lake Park is open all year. Individual picnic tables are available throughout the park. Patrons may bring their own propane barbecues. Group sites are available for a reasonable fee and reservations need to be made in advance. Groups of 25 or more people must have reservations.
There are three individual picnic areas available to reserve.
Picnic Area Capacity:
- Picnic Area 1 (12 tables) - 100 people
- Picnic Area 2 (12 tables) - 100 people
- Picnic Area 3 (6 tables) - 50 people
Picnic Area Fees:
Picnic Area 1 & 2
- Hesperia Residents - $100.00 All Day Rate
- Business/For Profit - $200.00 All Day Rate
- Non-Residents add 15% to above fees
Picnic Area 3
- Hesperia Residents - $50.00 All Day Rate
- Business/For Profit - $100.00 All Day Rate
- Non-Residents add 15% to above fees
*All rentals require a deposit of $50.00. Deposits are not applied to fees. Deposits will be refunded providing all rental terms and conditions are met. Checks will be mailed out 2-4 weeks following your event.
Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp
Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp is available on a first come first serve basis. Beginning January 1, 2012 the fees for using the Equestrian Camp are as follows:
Day Use – FREE – includes one rig (truck and trailer) and one corral.
Overnight Camping Sites – $20.00 per night. Check-in time is 12:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. the following day. Camping fee includes one rig (truck and trailer) and the use of two corrals.
John Swisher Community Center
Hesperia Recreation and Park District’s John Swisher Community Center, located at Hesperia Lake, offers a unique and innovative setting for your next event.