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Diamond Valley Lake

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Address: 2615 Angler Drive, Hemet, CA 92545
Phone Number: 9519267201
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An awesome site

Hard to believe that this lake was man made. You get a perspective of how the water levels have dropped over the years as you can see the ring marks left by previous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Mission, Canada
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Mission, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

Hard to believe that this lake was man made. You get a perspective of how the water levels have dropped over the years as you can see the ring marks left by previous.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Although everything from license to access to boat rental add considerable cost to the overall experience, Diamond Valley Lake is great for Bass fishing. Once on the lake, there are endless opportunities to hook up on a lunker. During the spawn you can find male bass in the shallows protecting nests. Get yourself a nice pair of polarized glasses and... More 

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Hemet
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The beautiful water and its a storage place for the peoples. Well taken care of and nice fishing. Nice folks to assist you and direct you to the best spots.

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San Bernardino, California, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I visited Diamond Valley Lake today and I thought it was beautiful. We were just passing through to check it out on a road trip somewhere else. When we pulled in the parking lot there was no one to take our money so we just parked. Later in the store, we found out that there is rarely anyone at the... More 

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Mission, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went for a walk across the dam and back,nice views but the water was down so low I don't think you could launch a boat. There were only 4 trucks with trailers at 1100 am. There were rental boats at the marina at the end of a very long and steep ramp. I think the hiking and biking trails would... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

$7 to park your vehicle, $15 launch, $15 a day fishing licence... and the list goes on. endless list of rules : You are NOT allowed to... NOT NOT NOT interestingly enough, the fees are much lower at other reservoirs / lakes in the area and no such stupid rules exist, so I have to assume this one is hell-bent... More 

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temecula
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

You responded to the review re shore fishing by directed the reviewer to another lake. I too like to shore fish and find it strange that only a small area can be fished. Then you stated that the lake has 2.5 miles of shore fishing that is restricted. What are the restriction? You would think that some accomodation can be... More 

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Hemet, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I have to say how furious it makes me when EVERYONE'S taxpayer dollars are used to build a terrific facility like this reservoir, but that it flatly discriminates against shore fishermen by the piddly little strip of shore set aside for fishing. I don't know why they did this and frankly I don't care why. CHANGE IT SO THAT EVERY... More 

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hpgdiver, Public Relations Manager at Diamond Valley Lake, responded to this review

Dear sbfoster777, we are so sorry that the shore fishing fell below your expectations. We do have about 2 ½ miles of shoreline fishing but it's restricted use due in part because the land is considered a wildlife preserve. Our sister property, LIttle Lake does have shoreline access and you can drive up and park next to your favorite fishing... More 

Cape Coral, Florida
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Beautiful area -- lots of places to hike - opens early in case you want to go there early in the morning.

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San Diego
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I remember when this lake was built several years ago and we had never visited it until recently. We were very surprised at how nice it is. There is ample parking. Nice fishing and boat rentals are available. We also tried the hiking trails around the lake. They are scenic and not difficult. I recommend visiting this lake in April... More 

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