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Hesperia Lake Park

7500 Arrowhead Lake Road, Hesperia CA  92345

760-244-5951 or 1-800-521-6332


We apologize for the slower response time on Facebook. We're having some technical difficulties with the Facebook pages, Hesperia Recreation and Park District and Hesperia Lake Park. We'll let you know when this gets straightened out.  We appreciate your understanding.

Thursday, September 17th, we will be stocking Tagged Fish as a part of the Hesperia Days 2020 celebration! Don't miss your chance to win a Fishing Pass, t-shirt, and coupon for nightcrawlers from the Lake Store! 

Sunday, September 20th, we'll be showing a Movie at the Campground, Jumanji - The Next Level.  The movie starts at dusk.  Campsites are limited, so reserve yours now by calling (760) 244-5951.

For more information on Hesperia Days 2020 activities, Click Here


Catfish Stocks are scheduled every Thursday through September 2020.  Fishing is allowed on the day we stock, but the cove is roped off to give the fish a chance to spread out. 

August 13, 2020, Catfish Stock (1,000 lb.):


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Only one entrance will be open by the Lake Store and the line will be marked:

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Hesperia Lake Park RulesHesperia Lake Park Rules 2Hesperia Lake Map

Click Here to view or download the latest Fishing Report.

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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 seasons.

There is no entry fee to the park itself.

Lake Hours

Lake/Park Day Use Hours:    
Daily - 6:00 a.m. to Dusk                                    

Store Hours:
Sunday - Thursday
 - 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday/Saturday - 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Fishing Hours:
Sunday - Thursday -
6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Friday/Saturday - 5:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. OR 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                                - All-day pass: 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  (See night fishing information below.)



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Currently open at 50%, the Campground opens to 75% capacity on 9/11/2020.  

 The Campground is OPEN!  We have taken the necessary precautions and appreciate your understanding and cooperation with the limitations needed to keep our facility open at this time.

  • The Campground is currently open at 50% capacity.
  • As of September 11th, the Campground will open at 75% capacity.  Only the spaces in yellow on the map above will be available.
  • Phone reservations are accepted Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., by calling 760-244-5951.  Reservations may be made over the phone, however, all fees must be paid in person at the Hesperia Lake Store.
  • Walk-ins are on a first-come-first-serve basis, depending upon available space. 
  • Check-in is from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., seven days a week (except Christmas Day), at Hesperia Lake Store.  (No after-hours check-in.)
  • Registration is done in-store only with valid ID and payment.
  • Check-out by 12:00 p.m.

The spaces currently available are:  1, 3, 5, 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 29, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42,  43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49 (ADA), and 50 (ADA) (photos below). 


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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 a fire ring. RV sites will accommodate a vehicle up to 40 feet in length. Electricity and water are available in selected sites and 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. 


Standard Overnight Rate:  $28.00 per night

Discount Rate:  $22.00 per night
(Discounted Rate is for District Residents, Active Military, Veterans, and standalone Nonprofit Organizations benefitting residents of the District.)

Includes up to 6 people per campsite,
Limit 2 dogs per campsite.

Please call the Lake Store to reserve a campsite at (760) 244-5951.  Reservations are not available online. 

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 receive the following special:
Fishing - $15.00 per session 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 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.  Patrons must present identification.  
NEW!  All Day Pass, $32 (Fridays and Saturdays only): fish from 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. with a ten (10) fish limit. 

2018 Hesperia Lake Park Fishing Rules.pdf

Night Fishing
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Senior Fishing

Hesperia Lake has special days for seniors 55 and over. Seniors who live within Hesperia Recreation and Park District boundaries 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 must be made in advance.  We ask that groups of 25 or more people have reservations.  

All reservations must be made in person at the Lime Street District Office, 16292 Lime Street, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Click Here For Pricing and Availability.

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 Rental Application 2020.pdfPicnic Area Fee Schedule


Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp

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Hesperia Lake Equestrian Camp is available on a first-come-first-served basis. 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.

Arena Rules and EtiquetteHesperia Lake Equestrian Camping Rules


Soccer Fields

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Hesperia Lake Park Soccer Fields


John Swisher Community Center

Reservations are not currently available due to State and Local COVID-19 orders.

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.

John Swisher Community Center