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Lopez Lake Recreation Area

Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
+1 805-489-1122
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Outstanding Lake!

I wanted to give the review just 4/5 stars due to the water level of the lake, but decided that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe G
Santa Paula, California
via mobile
Great Family Area w/lots of shade and things to do.

Amazing campground with loads of wildlife for the family to enjoy and only a 20 minute drive to the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Las Vegas, Nevada
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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 1 week ago via mobile

I wanted to give the review just 4/5 stars due to the water level of the lake, but decided that would be unfair because its uncontrollable. We've been to this lake twice and love it! It's now our new go-to place to get away for...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing campground with loads of wildlife for the family to enjoy and only a 20 minute drive to the beach through beautifully landscaped farmlands.

Thank KJ D
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Lopez lake is our go to place for camping and fishing. Fortunately the water levels went up this winter although it's still less than half of full capacity it's a big improvement over last year. In the summer reservations are needed, last minute you're typically...More

Thank radar60
Reviewed May 24, 2017 via mobile

Although the drought has lowered the level of the lake, it remains a beautiful place to hike,picnic and enjoy the beauty of nature. There are several hikes of varying degrees of difficulty and all are worth exploring.

Thank psychjudy
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Lopez Lake is close to where we live, so we can go often. Always pleasant and fun. Easy boat launch. The "general" store right there is fantastic.

Thank Supertrack
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Lopez Lake was down to just 20% filled before the rainy season started this year. The boat launch ramp was actually closed and the poor concessionaire was barely hanging in. Things are looking up now and the lake is over 50% filled and more rain...More

2  Thank mariposa67
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Love coming to this lake, coming here for 15 years for family reunions. Lake a little dry, but will come again this summer.

1  Thank MrRS-lv-sm
Reviewed January 11, 2017

We took the grandchildren up to Lopez where they wore themselves out on the water slide and slept all the way home. A relaxing day can be had in the country at Lopez Lake.

1  Thank Ralph B
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Camped at Lake Lopez for the first time for two nights. About nine miles out of Arroyo Grande, the rec are is set on Lake Lopez which is rapidly dwindling in size. You can still launch powerless boats and canoes and it is a nice...More

3  Thank CWS55
Reviewed September 16, 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
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April 20, 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