Launch Ramp Hours
Monday – Sunday: 6:00am – 8:45pm
Famous for its 165 miles of pristine shoreline, Lake Nacimiento Resort is a top destination near California’s central coast. Located at the mid-way point between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the resort offers fun and adventure for the entire family. Guests enjoy multiple activities at the lake and its surrounding oak and pine forests including water sports, fishing, hiking, camping, lodging, wildlife viewing, seasonal dining at The Dragon Lake Grill, and much more.
Situated in the Santa Lucia mountains, Lake Nacimiento has 18 miles of water for visitors to enjoy, with boat, water ski, and fishing equipment rentals available at the park’s new 100 slip marina. The resort also offers a variety of fully-furnished lodging accommodations suitable for individuals and large groups. RV rentals and Full Hook-Up campsites are also available within the Resort.
From water sports to fishing and camping, Lake Nacimiento provides the perfect setting for an amazing fun-filled getaway.
Quagga & Zebra Mussel Prevention Program: Mandatory vessel screening and/or inspection prior to launching. All vessels must be CLEAN, DRAIN and DRY and must complete a Vessel Screening Permit prior to launch. Vessels that have been on an infested lakes within the past 30 days and/or fail to arrive in a CLEAN, DRAIN, and DRY condition will be required to undergo a full inspection.
All vessels and watercraft are subject to a Quagga Mussel Inspection prior to launch. Your vessel must be clean, drained, dry and plug out for the mandatory inspection. Failure to comply with the inspection process can result in fines up to $2000.
If your vessel has been on a mussel infested body of water within thirty (30) days of your arrival, you will be PROHIBITED to launch. Infested Lakes are as follows:
Anaheim Lake, Angeles Tunnel, Black and Gold Golf Course Pond, Cahuilla, Castaic, Coachella Canal, Colorado River, Copper Basin, Dixon, El Capitan, Elderberry Forebay, Havasu, Imperial Dam, Irvine, Jennings, Kraemer Basin, Lake Forest, Lower Otay Lakes, Matthews, Mead, Miramar, Mojave, Murray, Olivehain Reservoir, Parker, Pipeline in Lakeside, Piru, Piru Creek, Poway, Pyramid, Ramona, Rattlesnake Reservoir, Ridgemark Golf Course Pump, San Justo, San Vicente, Shadow, Skinner, Sweetwater, and Walnut Canyon Reservoir.
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