Join us at Lake Berryessa for Kayaking, Fishing, and a Coastal Cleanup!

Written by: Sarah McBride

Lake Berryessa
Lake Berryessa
The summer isn’t over yet! There is still time to get some summertime fun in at Lake Berryessa. We have three great events coming up in September, and we hope to see you there:

Full Moon Friday Paddling Tours – limited space, register today!
Friday, September 1 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Foxtail Flat, Oak Shores Day Use Area
Experience the beauty of Lake Berryessa from a unique perspective during our ranger-led Full Moon Friday paddling tours. These 3-hour trips explore various parts along the western shore of the lake and are open to experienced swimmers. A limited number of kayaks and Coast Guard-approved life jackets are available for participants, if requested in advance. Required items include a kayak or canoe, life jacket, paddles, headlamp and sound device. Other recommended items are sunscreen, a hat, water and a meal/snack. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register or check the availability of equipment email park ranger Todd Eggert at or call 707-966-2111 ext. 113.

Free Fishing Day
Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 10 a.m.
Shale Point, Oak Shores Day Use Area
There are a limited number of times during the year the California Department of Fish and Wildlife allows everyone to fish free of charge, and September 2 is one of them! If you ever wanted to learn to fish, this is the perfect time to join our park ranger at Oak Shores Day Use Area for some tips. Fishing equipment will be available for participants to use during this program. Please contact park rangers Dylan Dowe and Matthew Ward at 707-966-2111 ext.113 with any questions or visit for more information on Free Fishing Days.

Coastal Clean Up Day
Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Pope Creek Bridge and the Markley Turnouts
Join Reclamation, Solano Resource Conservation District and partners for this annual lake and shoreline cleanup event. Free lunch and beverages will be provided to volunteers. Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own work gloves, a reusable bucket, and water bottle. To volunteer, contact park ranger Hugo Martinez at 707-966-2111 ext. 113 or

Published on August 22, 2017