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Atascadero Lake Park

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Atascadero, CA
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All dried up!

The drought has completely dried the lake up over this past year. Hopefully, with plenty of rain in... read more

Reviewed February 19, 2015
Park of many uses

I was amazed how many people use the path around the Atascadero Lake for walking, biking and... read more

Reviewed August 12, 2014
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Atascadero, CA
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Reviewed February 19, 2015

The drought has completely dried the lake up over this past year. Hopefully, with plenty of rain in years to come, this small town gem will be restored.

1  Thank cicilee
Reviewed August 12, 2014

I was amazed how many people use the path around the Atascadero Lake for walking, biking and running. It is 1.1 miles around the path we did two times with a couple of friends and the time just blew by. I have found a way...More

1  Thank FroSays
Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Take my kids here almost every weekend. Zoo is great. Lake is dry. People are friendly. This is a good place for birthday parties, we have had several here. It's a good idea to reserve your spot in advance, to make sure you get it.

2  Thank Familymancali
Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went for the Wine Festival. It was wonderful. The Park is a great venue for this event. So sad the lake is dry due to the drought. Last year it was beautiful.

Thank Denise H
Reviewed June 30, 2014

This little gem in the middle of Atascadero is perfect for picnics, family get-togethers, walking (over a mile of walking path through many scenic areas and protected from vehicle traffic) and just hanging out in the shady areas on a hot day. Unfortunately, the lake...More

Thank Teresa B
Reviewed March 4, 2014

It has a great walk/run track around the lake, about 1 mile. On Tuesdays in the summer enjoy BBQ (Tri-tip or chicken) prepared by Elks and sold by various not for profits in the area. Stick around for a Concert in the Park... the community...More

Thank cpdexterhaven
Reviewed March 4, 2014

The park has several outdoor BBQ pits surrounded by picnic tables, restroom facilities close by and a lake to paddle boat around in. The kids can feed the ducks or visit the little zoo which shares the park area. There is also a real nice...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed January 4, 2014

When I lived in Atascadero, CA this was the palace to go to relax. I remember when I lived there, I went to 2 father-daughter dances, and they were both at the lake house. It was an amazing experience. I am definitely going to visit...More

Thank Brittany B
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Atascadero Lake Park is great for many reasons. The walk around the lake is a mile and is great for all ages. In the summer, there is music and BBQ at the park and paddle boats to rent. It is a nice cool, green grass...More

1  Thank Silver-plates
Reviewed August 19, 2013

If you like being outdoors with a lot of friendly people and dogs you will love Atascadero Lake Park. Very nice for family, jogging, and entertainment when available. A great community asset.

Thank Marie P
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