Hesperia Lake Park
Hesperia Lake Park
7500 Arrowhead Lake Road
Effective April 1, 2014 through October 31, 2014 the Hesperia Lake hours of operation will be as follows:
Fishing hours will be:
Day Fishing 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Twilight Fishing 2:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Store hours will be:
Sunday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Looking for an escape? Hesperia Lake is open for camping throughout the year. Open spaces and cool clear air; make a perfect setting for spending quality time with the family. A variety of sites are available at Hesperia Lake to accommodate RV’s and tent campers. All sites have a picnic table and fire ring. RV sites will accommodate a vehicle up to 40 feet in length. Electricity and water is available in selected sites. Restrooms and showers are available at no extra charge. Potable water is located throughout the campground. Camping fees start at $35.00 per night. Reservations are accepted for individual campsites with a 2 night minimum. Check-in is at 2:00 p.m. Checkout is at 12:00 p.m. Fishing is an additional fee.
The Lake offers two sessions daily; 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the day fishing session and 1:00 to 10:00 p.m. for the night fishing session. Hesperia Lake is closed on Christmas Day, all other holidays, the Lake is open for the day fishing session only from 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No state fishing license is required. Hesperia Lake is a pay-to-fish lake. Adults pay $15.00 per session and have a five (5) fish limit. Seniors who are residents of Hesperia, can fish Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, for only $12.00 and still catch five (5) fish. Children 10 years and younger can pay the adult rate and catch five (5) fish or pay the child’s rate of $4.00 and catch two (2) fish. Hesperia Lake is stocked every week.
Hesperia Lake has special days for seniors 55 and over. Every Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, seniors who live within Hesperia Recreation and Park District boundaries can take advantage of a senior discount. Resident seniors can fish for only $12.00 on these days and still catch five (5) fish.
Hesperia Lake Park is open all year. Winter and spring can be a wonderful time to have a picnic with family and friends. Individual picnic tables are available throughout the park. Patrons may bring their own propane barbecues. Group sites are available for a reasonable fee and reservations need to be made in advance. Groups of 25 or more people must have reservations.
The store at Hesperia Lake Park is open every day of the year except Christmas Day to serve the needs of anglers, campers and picnickers. Anyone wishing to fish or camp must first register at the Lake Store. The store is well stocked with an ample supply of bait and tackle, as well as a variety of camping supplies, drinks and snacks. Store hours vary throughout the winter and spring, call the Lake store at (760) 244-5951 for current hours.
Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp
Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp is available on a first come first serve basis. Beginning January 1, 2012 the fees for using the Equestrian Camp are as follows:
- Day Use – FREE – includes one rig (truck and trailer) and one corral.
- Overnight Camping Sites – $20.00 per night. Check-in time is 12:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m. the following day. Camping fee includes one rig (truck and trailer) and the use of two corrals.
PREHISTORIC MONSTERS COME TO HESPERIA LAKE
Ray Turner of Moreno Valley fought this 268lb. sturgeon for 2 1/2 hours using 12 lb. test line. He released the fish back into the lake.