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Lopez Lake Recreation Area

Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
+1 805-489-1122
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Deer park!

Loved seeing the abundance of Deer in this beautiful park. It must be amazing when the Dam is full... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Chris B
Coolum Beach, Australia
Great place to bring the whole family!

We went to Vista Lago Adventure park (see my review) but passed through the kiosk and all the... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Emmanuel B
South Pasadena, California
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A picturesque camping, hiking and outdoor recreation area.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
+1 805-489-1122
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Loved seeing the abundance of Deer in this beautiful park. It must be amazing when the Dam is full. Can't wait to go back one day and have another crack at the waterpark!!

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went to Vista Lago Adventure park (see my review) but passed through the kiosk and all the campers having fun. Sadly the drought has lowered the lake but you can still see how big it is and I can't wait for it to fill...More

1  Thank Emmanuel B
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We love Lopez Lake, but the drought is really hurting the area. The level is too low to launch your own boat, however there are boats for rent that are already in the water.

Thank Brad O
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took lots of photographs of this beautiful area. Well worth seeing. Do recommend this lake for a visit.

Thank Monika L
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Only bar and restaurant on Lopez Lake, bar prices fairly reasonable , food not very good and pricey for what you get

Thank oceanogary
Reviewed 17 August 2016

The lake is so low. Very sad. WE NEED RAIN!!! Boat ramp recently closed because the water in the lake is too far from it.

1  Thank pismomama
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Some friends recommended going here for the waterslides. Cost to park for the day was $10. Cost to enter the waterslide area was $20/per person. Everyone had to pay to enter the waterpark even if you did not slide or play in the water. This...More

2  Thank awdang_99
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Easy area to get to for an RV trip, zip lining Hiking,and waterpark activities or just hanging out for a picnic. We ride our bikes up here frequently and always stop at the concession coffee shop for a coffee break. Concession owners are friendly and...More

Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised as I have not visited this area in several years and although the lake was very low it was still a very nice place to camp. We were able to see quite a bit of wildlife One afternoon a flock of...More

1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 13 June 2016

We took a drive to Lopez Lake , and though we did not fish or hike, we will return to do both in the near future. Large recreational area, with lots of parking. This area has a fee entry.

Thank NancyTSantaCruz_CA
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21 April 2017|
Response from mariposa67 | Reviewed this property |
I suspect if you look at their website it will tell you the check in and check out time. I only ride my bike up there and hike in the area have not yet stayed in the campground. The lake is now over 60% full and looking... More

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