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Don Castro Regional Recreation Area

by on July 08, 2012

The swimming lagoon here is a magnet for visitors of all ages. NOTE: the Swim Lagoon will be CLOSED for the 2009 swim season.

This park features a swimming lagoon and an adjacent reservoir stocked with trout and catfish for anglers. The swimming lagoon is bordered by a sandy beach and lawn area and has a large shallow area suitable for waders. The lake is closed to boating and swimming, but is available for fishing year round. There is a shoreline trail around the lake, and more adventurous hikers can connect to the Bay Area Ridge Trail, the Chabot to Garin trail, and to trails at Five Canyons Open Space.

Acres : 90

Access Status : Open Access

Agency : East Bay Regional Park District

Agency Website : http://www.ebparks.org/

Park Website : http://www.ebparks.org/parks/don_castro

Park Map Link : http://www.ebparks.org/Assets/_Nav_Categories/Parks/Maps/Don+Castro+map.pdf

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