Located just ten miles east of Arroyo Grande, California, Lopez Lake Recreation Area is one of the top choices for camping and leisure trips.
With 22 miles of shoreline and summer lake temperatures around 70°F, there is something for everyone; camping, fishing, boating, picnicking, hiking and equestrian trails, mountain biking, zip-lining, birdwatching and so much more.
Individual picnic sites with shade, ample seating, larger barbecues and other amenities are found throughout the park.
There are numerous hiking trails for the adventurous types, and endless areas for those who want a peaceful and relaxing stroll.
Lopez Lake is 184 miles north from Los Angeles and 254 miles south from San Francisco. Driving north or south on Highway 101 take the Grand Avenue Exit in Arroyo Grande. Turn east onto Grand Ave and head towards the mountains. You will drive through old town Arroyo Grande and then turn right onto Huasna Road. Huasna Road becomes Lopez Drive. Stay on Lopez Drive for approximately 10 miles until you come to the entrance of Lopez Lake.