Millerton Lake SRA

State Recreation Area

With over 40 miles of shore land for water sports, this SRA offers visitors swimming, fishing, and boating. The hills surrounding the lake provide good hiking opportunities. Wildlife in the park includes ground squirrels, cottontails, mule deer, badgers and bald and golden eagles. During winter, the park has special boat tours to view the bald eagles.

The lake was created by construction of the Friant Dam across the San Joaquin River in 1944. The park’s camping facilities include boat camping. The park contains the original Millerton County Courthouse, built in 1867.

Location - Directions
The area is 20 miles northeast of Fresno via Highway 41 and Highway 145.

Seasons/Climate/Recommended clothing
The weather can be changeable; layered clothing is recommended.

·Park Information

  • Hours of Operation:

    Call the park

  • Park Office Telephone:

    (559) 822-2332

  • Region

    Central Valley

    County

    Fresno

  • Max Camper Length:

    36 Feet

    Max Trailer Length

    36 Feet

  • Purchase Annual Passes

Telephone

559-822-2332

Operating Hours

Call the park