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Don Pedro Recreation COVID-19 Update
The health and well-being of our customers and employees is the top priority for the Don Pedro Recreation Agency. In response to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, DPRA will be closing its Visitor Center to the public beginning March 19, 2020 until further notice. Please see the attachment below for more detailed information.
March BOC Meeting - NEW LOCATION

Friday’s meeting has been relocated to the Learning Center at Moccasin/Hetch Hetchy. This is the same building the February Special BOC meeting was held. A map is available below with directions 

2020 Fishing Tournament Schedule
See link below for the current 2020 Don Pedro Lake Bass and Fishing Tournament Schedule
Suntex Rate Proposal Comparable Data
Suntex presented their 2020 Rate Proposal at a Special Board of Control Meeting on February 12, 2020. Click the link below to view the meeting minutes and comparable data used by Suntex for the rate proposal.
Visitor Center - Holiday Closure

The Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center will be closed on Monday, February 17, 2020 for the President's Day Holiday. All 3 campgrounds will remain open.

Regular Visitor Center Hours are Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm, closed for the noon hour.

BOC Special Meeting - Suntex Rate Proposal

Suntex will present a Rate Proposal to the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Board of Control in a Special Meeting on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at 10:00 am. The meeting will be for informational purposes only, no action will be taken by the Board of Control at this meeting.

Location: Moccasin/Hetch Hetchy Schoolhouse & Learning Center building

Join us at DPRA for Coffee with the Director!

Stop by the Don Pedro Recreation Agency Visitor Center on February 7 and 21, 2020 from 9am – 11am.

Our new Director, Ryan Reis, welcomes the opportunity to meet you! Ryan will be available to discuss any questions or concerns you may have. Or stop by to enjoy a cup of coffee and introduce yourself.

Buy Annual Permits Online!
GREAT NEWS! You can now purchase Annual Passes for your vehicle and boats online! Once your order is received, we will mail them out to you. It’s that easy! Passes are still available for purchase in person at our entrance kiosks and Visitor Center during posted hours. Go to "Reservations" and click on "CLICK HERE FOR ANNUAL PERMITS OR TO MAKE YOUR RESERVATION TODAY!", then select "ANNUAL PERMITS"
New Recreation Department Manager

The Don Pedro Recreation Agency (DPRA) is excited to introduce Ryan Reis as the new Recreation Department Manager.

Prior to joining DPRA, Reis served as the Recreation and Seasonal Operations Manager at Pine Mountain Lake Association, where he focused on budget management, lake operations, dam safety, and event coordination. He also managed operations for multiple amenities, including the lake and marina, swim center, and more.

2019 Annual Fireworks Show
Annual Fireworks on the Water at Don Pedro Lake will take place on Saturday, June 29, 2019. Plan to arrive at the Lake prior to 8:00pm to ensure a smooth flow of traffic and parking for the event.


Operation and maintenance of the Don Pedro Recreation Area is mostly supported by facility use fees with some contributions from the sponsoring Agencies.