Can you swim at Santa Anita Dam?

This 836-acre facility boasts a serene 70-acre lake with year-round fishing and non-motorized watercraft usage. During the summer months, the recreational area highlights a five-acre chlorinated swim beach and the unique Water Play Area. The facility is home to many protected native plants and animals.

How big is Santa Fe Dam?

23,800 ft
For most of the year, the 92-foot (28 m)-high dam and its reservoir lie empty, but can hold more than 45,000 acre-feet (56,000,000 m3) of water during major storms….

Santa Fe Dam
Impounds San Gabriel River
Height 92 ft (28 m)
Length 23,800 ft (7,300 m)
Dam volume 12,033,000 cu yd (9,200,000 m3)

What kind of fish does Santa Fe Dam have?

Fish found in the lake include largemouth bass, bluegills, crappie, and carp. Rainbow trout are stocked in the cooler months, and channel catfish are stocked in the summer months.

Why is Sturtevant closed?

Due to extreme fire risk, the Forest Service has temporarily closed access to all National Forests in California. The closure is in effect from Aug 31, 2021, to Sept 17, 2021.

Are dogs allowed in Santa Fe Dam?

This 836 acre park has a 70 acre lake which popular for sailing and fishing. Other park amenities include picnic areas and hiking and biking trails. Dogs are allowed on the hiking trails, but not in the lake.

Is the San Gabriel River Bike trail Safe?

The majority of the trail is estimated to be in the mostly gentle grade category (5% or less) but there is a steeper section at about 7.1 miles when going south. Hikers using wheelchairs/mobility equipment or strollers may need assistance in the steeper section or to avoid it for safety.

Where is Santa Fe Dam in Baldwin Park?

Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area 15501 E. Arrow Highway Baldwin Park, CA 91706 General: (626) 334-1065

How big is the lake at Santa Fe Dam?

Love the mountain views in the distance. The park is HUGE! 836 acres HUGE! The lake is 70 acres so you don’t see the other side when you’re looking at it. Plus, the way it winds around the hills, you don’t get to see the whole thing. They offer all the water sport activities & boats for rent.

When is Santa Fe Dam recreation area open?

What days are Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area open? Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area is open Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun.

Is the Santa Fe Dam a hidden gem?

Before visiting, I was pretty skeptical of reviews that called it a hidden gem, because nothing about the 210/605 freeway interchange looked appealing to me, but once you get to the park it is a whole new world. There was no urban noise, but plenty of birdsong.