Several Recreation Areas at Lake Berryessa are operated on Reclamation’s behalf by Concession Contractors to provide enhanced recreational opportunities, such as camping, cabins, boat launches, and marina services.
- Markley Cove Resort, managed by John and Linda Frazier, will continue to provide boat launching, boat rentals, house boating, day use and lodging. Markley Cove has a full-service marina with wet slips, fueling and pump-out services. For information, please call 707-966-2134 or visit http://markleycoveresort.com/index.html.
- Pleasure Cove marina operated by Forever Resort LLC will continue to provide day use, camping, boat launching, boat rentals, house boating and lodging. Pleasure Cove has a full-service marina with wet slips, fueling and pump-out services. For information, please call 707-966-9600 or visit http://www.goberryessa.com/.
- Spanish Flat and Steele Canyon Recreation Areas will be open for day use and RV and tent camping, with a boat launch available at Steele Canyon. These areas are operated by Pleasure Cove Marina under an interim contract. Please contact Pleasure Cove Marina for availability: 707-966-9600 or visit http://www.goberryessa.com/.
- Putah Canyon Recreation Area will be available for day use and RV and tent camping, with a boat launch available. This area is operated by Royal Elk Park Management under an interim contract. Please contact Royal Elk Park Management for availability: 707-966-9211 or visit royalelkparkmanagement.com.
- Berryessa Point and Monticello Shores Recreation Areas will remain closed pending the development of additional concession contractor operations at Lake Berryessa.
In addition to concession-managed areas, all Reclamation-managed facilities continue to be open, including free access to the Oak Shores, Smittle Creek and Eticuera Day Use Areas and free use of the Capell Cove Boat Launch. Oak Shores Day Use Area is fully restored to day use this year with no overnight camping. For information, please call 707-966-2111.
The Lake Berryessa Wildlife Area, on the lake's east side, continues to be open. This jointly managed 2,000-acre wildlife area provides great bird and wildlife viewing. For information, please visit the Calif. Department of Fish and Wildlife's website.
In addition, the Napa County Regional Parks and Open Space District (District) is cooperating with Reclamation in developing the Camp Berryessa area as an environmental education center. The District will be completing the design through a grant from the California Coastal Conservancy.
Please contact us for additional information or assistance
May 21, 2013