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Location

10710 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131

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Contact Info

Reservoirs and Recreation Program
Public Utilities Department

Hours of Operation

Open daily - sunrise to sunset

Holiday Schedule:

OPEN - Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day

CLOSED - Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day

Recreation

Water Activities, including:

  • Boats
  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Float Tubes

Water Fountains

Fishing

Leashed Dogs

Picnic Tables

Barbecue Areas
Gas barbecues allowed in designated areas

Restrooms


No Stand Up Paddleboards

No Swimming

No Wading

No Dogs Allowed on Boats

No Camping

No Ground Fires

No Glass Containers

No Littering

No Fish Cleaning Stations

Fishing

What you'll find here...


Largemouth Bass on white background
Largemouth Bass

Bluegill Sunfish on white background
Sunfish

Catfish on white background
Catfish

Crappie on white background
Crappie

Carp on white background
Carp

Permits and Fees

A valid California Fishing License is required for anglers 16 years of age or older. California Department of Fish and Wildlife Freshwater Sport Regulations and City Regulations are strictly enforced.


CASH OR CHECK ONLY

Fishing
Adults $8 per person
Youth (ages 8 to 15)
Children 7 and under are free.
$2.50 per person
Seniors (age 65 and older) $4 per person
Boating

Private Boating and Watercraft, including:

  • Private Boat Launch
  • Double Kayaks (Single Kayaks are $2 per craft)
  • Canoes
$7 per boat/craft

Boat, Kayak, and Bike Rental Fees

Concessions

Concession facilitates may or may not be available. See Rocky Mountain Concession's website for their operating schedule.

About Miramar Reservoir

Miramar Reservoir is owned, operated and maintained by the City of San Diego. Located in the Scripps Ranch community, the dam and reservoir were completed in 1960 as part of the second San Diego Aqueduct project. Water flowing south to the reservoir originates from both the Colorado River Aqueduct and the California Aqueduct. The reservoir is adjacent to the City's Miramar Water Treatment Plant, which serves the northern part of the City. When full, the reservoir has 162 surface acres, a maximum water depth of 114 feet and four shoreline miles. Miramar Reservoir has a water storage capacity of 6,682.4-acre feet. Water levels are monitored weekly.

Photo courtesy of SDFish.com

Location

10710 Scripps Lake Drive
San Diego, CA 92131

Contact Info

Reservoirs and Recreation Program
Public Utilities Department

619-668-2050
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