We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Woodward Reservoir

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Oakdale, CA
Website
Improve this listing

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 14 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 2
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Nice camp sites

Camp sites had running water, the bathrooms also had flushing toilets. Plenty of shade, close to shore. Only downside was it was so windy could not fish but barely a breeze in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cheryl H
,
Oakdale, California
Add Photo Write a Review

14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Oakdale, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Camp sites had running water, the bathrooms also had flushing toilets. Plenty of shade, close to shore. Only downside was it was so windy could not fish but barely a breeze in Oakdale, 4 mi. away.

Helpful?
Thank Cheryl H
Oakdale, California
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

I have been coming to Woodward Reservoir for over 40 plus years and I enjoy taking my kids their for the day or even afternoon and having a picnic.

Helpful?
Thank Robert E
Oakdale, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Excellent place close to home, for tent camping or trailers and 5th wheels. Perfect to get away all year

Helpful?
Thank sism74
Auckland
Level Contributor
60 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

We wanted somewhere cheap to stay for one night when travelling from Yosemite to San Francisco. At $10 for the night for all 3 of us for an unpowered pitch, it was excellent value. We had lots of space at a site at Muir Point but were located near the access road to further sites and there was lots of... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Rosie C
Oakdale, California, United States
Level Contributor
230 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

It is the main reason why we continue to live in Oakdale. I believe that this reservoir is one of the nicest California. It is fairly small but offers lots of beach access. We go there quite often.

Helpful?
Thank Robert D
Kirkland, Washington
Level Contributor
37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Title about says it all. They do have picnic areas. I felt that it was just another Reservoir. Of course it is pretty low since water is REALLY an issue in the area

Helpful?
1 Thank Dave D
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

We were directed to this site as we were lost and couldn't find any RV parks in Waterford, this is a National Trust run area and the Reservoir is used for all types of water sport including shooting wild fowl. The pitches are all large/ level and grassed each has full hook ups & fire pits, the staff are all... More 

Helpful?
Thank Phillip L
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Plenty of space for camping. Easy spots to bbq for day use. If Camping I would suggest bring umbrellas for shadw not ro many spots with trees and shading.

Helpful?
Thank Diana H
Oakdale,CA
Level Contributor
57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Used to be a nice lake to go too, now with the gangs and problems most local people wont go out there anymore.........weekends are terrible because one person thinks that everyone want to listen to their brand of music played through a cheap radio at full volume....I had one group of people steal the boards off our fence a few... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank FutureCustoms
Oakdale, California
Level Contributor
64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Great place to send a day, or camp for however long you wish.Easy access to the water, fun time for the family.

Helpful?
1 Thank Buff2013

Travelers who viewed Woodward Reservoir also viewed

 

Been to Woodward Reservoir? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Woodward Reservoir staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?