Lake Poway

Due to damage sustained during a recent windstorm, the boat dock is temporarily closed and boats are not available for rent. Please check back for updated information. [posted 12/31/20]

Lake Poway Virtual Trout Fishing Seminar

Learn from the experts. This seminar is geared toward beginners and first time anglers. The seminar will cover; basic fishing techniques, bait types, equipment and more!

Spring Camping Flyer 2021

Camping your way! Set up your tent and explore the park at your own pace. Hike the many trails, drop a line to catch a fish, or simply relax by your campsite, and take in all the natural beauty that Lake Poway offers. Fishing permits are not included, but may be purchased at an additional cost. This is a rain or shine event! $26 per car. (Any additions must register as an additional group) All vehicles in the park after sunset must have an overnight parking permit. Information: (858) 668-4772 or

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Please follow all COVID-19 safety procedures. All occupants of a campsite must be from the same household. Campsites must be 20 feet away from other campsites. Wear a face covering when required. Maintain distance from people not in your household.

2020-2021 Lake Poway Trout Stocking Schedule

Trout Season Flyer

About Lake Poway

Nestled in the hills of Poway, the Lake Poway Recreation Area not only serves as the water supply for residents, but also has provided exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities since 1972. Lake Poway gates open at 6 a.m. daily and are closed and locked at sunset.

Lake Contour Map (DOC)

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