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Lopez Lake Recreation Area

Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
+1 805-489-1122
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Local recreation area

Easy area to get to for an RV trip, zip lining Hiking,and waterpark activities or just hanging out... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
mariposa67
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Arroyo Grande, California
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Camping weekend

I was pleasantly surprised as I have not visited this area in several years and although the lake... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Susan H
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A picturesque camping, hiking and outdoor recreation area.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“full hookups” (7 reviews)
“water slides” (13 reviews)
“lopez lake” (23 reviews)
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Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
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+1 805-489-1122
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"full hookups"
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"water slides"
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"lopez lake"
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"water level"
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"great camping"
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"ropes course"
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"turkey"
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"family reunion"
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"boat launch"
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"camping area"
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"mountain biking"
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"small restaurant"
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"restroom facilities"
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"zip line"
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"great place to visit"
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"easy access"
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Easy area to get to for an RV trip, zip lining Hiking,and waterpark activities or just hanging out for a picnic. We ride our bikes up here frequently and always stop at the concession coffee shop for a coffee break. Concession owners are friendly and...More

Thank mariposa67
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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised as I have not visited this area in several years and although the lake was very low it was still a very nice place to camp. We were able to see quite a bit of wildlife One afternoon a flock of...More

1  Thank Susan H
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Reviewed 13 June 2016

We took a drive to Lopez Lake , and though we did not fish or hike, we will return to do both in the near future. Large recreational area, with lots of parking. This area has a fee entry.

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

We've been here every father's day for the past several years. There is a lake for swimming, boating and fishing. There are mustang water slides which is great for children and pre-teens. Older teens might not enjoy. They also have a ropes course which opened...More

Thank JasonMBowen
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

We took a couple short hikes in early April. Lots of wildflowers and a nice view, even though the lake is nearly empty because of the drought. The Ranger, Nicole, was very friendly and helpful. 4 stars instead of 5 because the trails were not...More

Thank jeff573
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Reviewed 25 March 2016

first thing is the view of the lake when driving on the road. they have a great marina and store the staff there are friendly and ready to help you ,from renting boats and fishing poles and where the good fishing hole are,,,theres a water...More

1  Thank David H
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Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

As can be seen by the pictures I posted the lake is the lowest I've ever seen it. I've been coming here since the 70s and the water skiing, trout, bass, crappie and bluegill fishing is great but this last visit the water was so...More

1  Thank VictoryVisionTim
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

We camp at Lake Lopez at least twice a year in our 24 foot RV. We usually get space in Blue Jay or Quail with full hookups: we are 'metro-campers' who like to get into the wild but like our bed, shower , toilet &...More

3  Thank Kathryn L
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

We explored the Lopez Lake Recreation Area during a beautiful sunny warm February day. There is a marina and picnic grounds. People were out on the lake and also having picnics. There is also barbecue areas One can also fish at the lake. Its a...More

4  Thank mini
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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

The water level is slowly rising. Fishing is usually always good and there's a great network of trails around the campsites and for intermediate riders, on the center peninsula of the lake accessed b IA the Wittenburg Arm. Great views from the top and some...More

2  Thank Timothy F
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Response from Joe G | Reviewed this property |
San Luis Obispo County has a reservation site where you can click on a map that has an entire overview and individual site maps. You have to go back and forth between them though. For example: find a campsite on the big... More
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