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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.

Check the State Parks website for additional information on the weather, suggested day hikes, or to see the park brochure, campground map, park photos, video, and more. Information available will vary from park to park.Click here

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
    *Notice:* Park Entrance Security Gate will close at 10 p.m. Plan your trip accordingly to accommodate arrival prior to gate closing. If arriving after 10 p.m., Security Gate Access Code will be given on your reservation confirmation letter.

    Discount Pass must be presented at the time of check in.

    Your DMV Disabled Placard/License Plate does not automatically give you a discount on your campsite. You will need to obtain a CA State park-issued Disabled Discount Pass (DDP) or Distinguished Veterans Pass (DVP).

    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:

    PLEASE NOTE:"Boat Launch and Day Use Area" and "Campsites and RVs" have different addresses:

    (Boat Launch and Day Use)
    Millerton Lake SRA
    Friant CA 93626

    (Campsites and RVs)
    Millerton Lake SRA
    47597 Road 145
    Friant, CA 93626

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

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:

    FRIANT CA 93626

    Phone Number:

    Project Office:(559)822-2332