Night fishing is open at Dixon Lake until 11:45 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, from now through August 31. Night fishing boats rentals start at 5 p.m.
Catfish season is here! Please see the Weekly Fish Report for more information on fish stocking, boat rentals, permits, etc. You can call the Dixon Lake Ranger Station at 760-839-4345 for updates on the current stocking schedule.
Please remember that smoking, alcohol and glass containers are never allowed anywhere at Dixon Lake. Thank you for not littering.
By 9:30 p.m., you can catch a view of Mars rising in the East, and scan the sky toward the south to also see Saturn and Jupiter.
Gates open at 6 a.m. daily; closing hours vary by season. Contact the Park Ranger office at 760-839-4680 for further information. If you want a relaxing experience, join the group at the Lake during the week and enjoy less crowds and a slower pace. They still have all the amenities (boat rentals, concessions and camping) but the feeling is a little more laid back. Even parking is free during the week. There is a $5 parking fee per vehicle on Saturday, Sunday and all major holidays and special events (cash only please.)
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