Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

Camping Reservations

Status: Open year round. 


Season for Peak Fees: 5/15 to 9/15

Millerton Lake State Recreation Area has over 40 miles of shoreline for water sports. Recreation includes swimming, fishing, and boating. The lake was created by construction of the Friant Dam across the San Joaquin River in 1944. 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 that view the bald eagles. The park contains the original Millerton County Courthouse, built in 1867. The park's camping facilities include boat camping.

Park Kiosk Hours:

  • Hi Season: 8am-10pm
  • Lo Season: Varies

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • ADA Access
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Disabled Access Site
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Area
  • Restrooms
  • Showers
  • Water Sports

Alerts and Important Information

Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.
    Park open year round to reservations.
  • Fees include entry for 1 vehicle and 1 legally towed vehicle or trailer, additional vehicles will be charged per night at the park.
  • To book a Group site you must have at least NINE occupants.

Getting There:

Millerton Lake SRA
Friant CA 93626

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


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