Hesperia Lake Park

7500 Arrowhead Lake Road, (760) 244-5951

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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.

Lake Hours

Fishing Hours:          
Sunday - Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.                                               
Friday – Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Store Hours:
Sunday through Thursday
6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

2018/2019 Holiday Hours

December 24, 2018:  Store - 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Park/Fishing - 6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
December 25, 2018: Closed
December 31, 2018 & January 1, 2019:  Normal Hours!



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 are available in selected sites. Restrooms and showers are available at no extra charge. Potable water is located throughout the campground. Check-in is at 2:00 p.m. Checkout is at 12:00 p.m. Fishing is an additional fee. 

Camping $35.00 per night, up to 4 people, $2.00 for each additional person (Limit 6 people per campsite).

$2.00 per dog, (Limit 2 dogs per campsite).

Hesperia Lake Camping Rules

Active Duty Military and Veterans

Hesperia Recreation and Park District wants to say THANK YOU for your time and service. All active duty military and veterans will receive the following special:
Camping Sunday through Thursday $20.00 per night with military I.D..
Camping Friday and Saturday $25.00 per night with military I.D..


No state fishing license is required. Hesperia Lake is a pay-to-fish lake. Adults pay $18.00 per session and have a five (5) fish limit. Seniors who are residents of Hesperia, can fish Wednesday and Thursday, excluding holidays, for only $15.00 and still catch five (5) fish. Children 10 years and younger are $6.00 with paid adult and have a two (2) fish limit. 

2018 Hesperia Lake Park Fishing Rules.pdf

Night Fishing

Night fishing has ended for the 2018 season.

Senior Fishing

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 $15.00 on these days and still catch five (5) fish.


Hesperia Lake Park is a great place to host your next outdoor party, meeting, or celebration. Hesperia Lake Park is open all year. 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.

There are three individual picnic areas available to reserve.

Picnic Area Capacity:

  • Picnic Area 1 (12 tables) - 100 people
  • Picnic Area 2 (12 tables) - 100 people
  • Picnic Area 3 (6 tables) - 50 people

Picnic Area Fees:

Picnic Area 1 & 2

  • Hesperia Residents -  $100.00 All Day Rate
  • Business/For Profit -  $200.00 All Day Rate
  • Non-Residents add 15% to above fees

Picnic Area 3

  • Hesperia Residents - $50.00 All Day Rate
  • Business/For Profit - $100.00 All Day Rate
  • Non-Residents add 15% to above fees

*All rentals require a deposit of $50.00. Deposits are not applied to fees. Deposits will be refunded providing all rental terms and conditions are met. Checks will be mailed out 2-4 weeks following your event.

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.

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Soccer Fields

John Swisher Community Center

Hesperia Recreation and Park District’s John Swisher Community Center, located at Hesperia Lake, offers a unique and innovative setting for your next event. 

Click Here to view the rental information and application.