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Hesperia Lake Park

Hesperia Lake Park Store, Fishing, and Campground are OPEN with regular hours.
Hesperia Lake Park logo; Trout and Catfish cartoon, Hesperia Recreation and Park District

 

7500 Arrowhead Lake Road, Hesperia CA  92345

760-244-5951 or 1-800-521-6332

 

Follow us on Facebook @HesperiaLakePark

 

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Click Here to view or download the latest Fishing Report.

 

April 8, 2021 1,000 pound catfish stock (1st of the season):

 

 

Please stand a fishing pole's length apart (at least 6 feet).  Thank you!

Only one entrance will be open by the Lake Store and the line will be marked:

Bird's eye view of the store at Hesperia Lake Park showing where the line begins for fishing pass purchases, where to park, and which gate to enter from.

 

Map of Hesperia Lake Park
Hesperia Lake Park RulesHesperia Lake Park Rules 2Hesperia Lake Map

 

There is no entry fee to the park itself.

Store

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 seasons.


Lake Hours

Lake/Park Day Use Hours:    
Daily - Dawn to Dusk                                    

Store Hours:
7 Days a Week
 - 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fishing Hours:
7 Days a Week -
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Night Fishing has not yet begun for the 2021 season.  Please check back for updates.  
     

Camping

The campground is OPEN!

    Up-close photo of a bonfire

    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 a fire ring. RV sites will accommodate a vehicle up to 40 feet in length. All sites have electricity and most sites have water.  We do not have a dump station.  Restrooms and showers are available at no extra charge. Potable water is located throughout the campground. 

    Fees:

    Standard Overnight Rate:  $28.00 per night
    Limit 4 people/2 vehicles per site

    Additional People:  $2 per person, per night
    Limit 2 additional people per site

    Pets:  $2 per night
    Limit 2 pets per site

    Discount Rate:  $22.00 per site, per night
    (Discounted Rate is for District Residents, Active Military, Veterans, and standalone Nonprofit Organizations benefitting residents of the District.
    Must show ID)

    Group Tent Area:  $50 per night
    Limit 25 people/5 vehicles

    Please call the Lake Store to reserve a campsite at (760) 244-5951.  Reservations are not available online. 

    Hesperia Lake Camping Rules
    Map of campground at Hesperia Lake Park


    Fishing

    It's CATFISH season!  We have stocks scheduled every Thursday.  
    No state fishing license is required. Hesperia Lake is a pay-to-fish lake.

    • Adults pay $20.00 per session and have a five (5) fish limit.
    • Children 10 years and younger are $8.00 with paid adult and have a two (2) fish limit. 

    Patrons must present identification.  


    FISHING PUNCH CARDS
    Good for 10 days of fishing!
    Standard Rate:  $180.00
    Hesperia Seniors/Military (w/Military ID):  $150.00


    SENIOR FISHING
    Seniors who live within Hesperia Recreation and Park District boundaries can fish for only $17.00 with a five (5) fish limit.
     

    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 receive the following special:
    $17.00 per session w/ Military I.D., with a five (5) fish limit.
     

    NIGHT FISHING  
    Night Fishing has not yet begun for the 2021 season.  Please check back for updates.  

    Hesperia Lake Park Fishing Rules

     

    Anthony's Fishing Corner 🐟🎣

    Carolina Rig

    Catfish season is almost here at Hesperia Lake Park! 🐟 🎣
    Our first catfish stock this year is scheduled for April 8, 2021.

    Anthony shows us how to tie up the Carolina Rig so you can drop your lines and reel in a big one.

    He uses:
    • 2 oz. Egg Sinker
    • Red Bead
    • Swivel
    • Size 4 Fishing Hook (can use a Size 2 hook)

    Anthony also shows us how to tie the Improved Clinch Knot (diagram below).  

     

     

     

     


    Picnics

    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 must be made in advance.  We ask that groups of 25 or more people have reservations.  

    Click Here For Pricing and Availability.

    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 Fee Schedule


     

    Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp

    Girl riding horse at equestrian

    Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp is available on a first-come-first-served basis. 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.

    Arena Rules and EtiquetteHesperia Lake Equestrian Camping Rules

     


    Soccer Fields

    Kids playing soccer at the soccer fields located at Hesperia Lake Park
    Hesperia Lake Park Soccer Fields

     


    John Swisher Community Center

    Reservations are not currently available due to State and Local COVID-19 orders.

    Hesperia Recreation and Park District’s John Swisher Community Center, located at Hesperia Lake, offers a unique and innovative setting for your next event. 

    Click Here to view the rental information and application.

    Outside view of John Swisher Community Center at Hesperia Lake
    John Swisher Community Center