Boat Launch and RV Camping Opens to Public at Lake Berryessa

By on May 18, 2020

Following guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local public health authorities, the Bureau of Reclamation is increasing recreational access at Lake Berryessa.

Beginning May 16, Lake Berryessa will reopen access to its boat launches located at Markley Cove, Pleasure Cove, Steele Canyon, Spanish Flat and Putah Canyon Recreation Areas. Boaters will be required to have boats inspected for invasive species before launching.

Beginning May 18, Lake Berryessa will reopen access for camping limited only to its self-contained RV only camping located at Markley Cove, Pleasure Cove, Steele Canyon, Spanish Flat, and Putah Canyon Recreation Areas.

Beginning, May 19 Lake Berryessa will reopen access to Capell Cove Boat Launch. Boaters will be required to have boats inspected for invasive species before launching.

Since the health and safety of the public and our employees continues to be our number one priority, the following facilities and activities remain closed until further notice:

  • Oak Shores Day Use Area
  • Smittle Creek Day Use Area
  • Administrative Office and Visitor Center
  • Tent camping and lodging

For information regarding any concession-operated facilities, call or visit their websites at:

Markley Cove, 707-289-8068, www.markleycove.com
Pleasure Cove Marina, 707-966-9600, www.goberryessa.com
Steele Canyon Recreation Area, 800-709-7814, www.lakeberryessacampgrounds.com
Spanish Flat Recreation Area, 707-966-0200, www.spanishflatcamping.com
Putah Canyon Recreation Area, 707-966-9051, www.royalelkparkmanagement.com/locations
Berryessa Boat and Jet Ski Rentals, 707-966-4204, www.lakeberryessaboats.com/

All visitors are advised to continue to follow CDC guidance to prevent the spread of infectious diseases.

Check for updates at https://www.usbr.gov/mp/ccao/berryessa/index.html or call 707-966-2111, ext. 0.