RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AGENCY
Monterey County Parks Dept.
1441 Schilling Place, 2nd Floor
Salinas, CA 93901
888.588.2267 (Toll Free)
Lake San Antonio & Lake Nacimiento:
Lake San Antonio Resort is a full service, family oriented resort conveniently located midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. It is located 20-minutes North West of Lake Nacimiento.The nearest towns are Paso Robles and King City.
Lake San Antonio is located among shady oak trees, and provides some of the best camping in the State’s central are. The lodges are fully furnished and spacious. For campers, Lake San Antonio has tent and full hookup RV sites, all located in beautiful settings abundant with amazing wildlife. Lake San Antonio is famous for its great fishing, and it is home to striped bass, largemouth and smallmouth bass, crappie, catfish and bluegill.
Lake San Antonio is a man-made lake, formed by an earthfill dam on the Lake San Antonio River. The dam is 202 feet tall and was completed in 1965 under Monterey County District Engineer Loran Bunte Jr. The lake and dam are controlled by the Monterey County Water Resources Agency. The lake’s primary purpose is flood control and irrigation, but recreation is a wonderful by-product.
Lake San Antonio is Monterey County’s premier freshwater recreation area. Located just 20 miles inland from California’s beautiful Central Coast, Lake San Antonio offers year-round activities including picnicking, camping, fishing, hiking, swimming, boating and water-skiing. Visitors can enjoy active water sports all year.
- The long loop equestrian trail is closed at The Los Robles Equestrian area until further notice. The Trail is not on County of Monterey Parks owned Land.
- New Hours of Operation
- Lake San Antonio North Shore CLOSURE – effective October 29,, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.
The North Shore will reopen at 7:00 a.m. on June 8, 2018.
- Lake San Antonio South Shore NEW HOURS – effective October 29, 2017 the South Shore will be open weekends only, Fridays, 6:00 a.m. to Sunday, 6:00 p.m. The South Shore will be closed Sunday at 6:00 p.m. through Friday at 6:00 a.m. until the Thursday BEFORE Memorial Day, May 28, 2018.
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