Q: What are the boating hours?
A: Sunrise to Sunset.
Q: Is Seaport Boat Launch Open?
A: Not currently. The only City Boat Launch currently open is Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park located at: 32040 Riverside Drive.
Q: How much does it cost to use the lake?
A: Daily and Annual Lake Use, Launch, and Resort Pass fees can be found here.
Q: Do I need reservations to launch my boat at the City Boat Launch Facilities (Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park)?
A: No, reservations are not required or accepted.
Q: Are two stroke engines allowed on the Lake?
Q: Is overnight mooring permitted?
A: Only shoreline property owners with an Annual Lakefront Use Pass may moor their vessel overnight.
Q: Is alcohol consumption allowed on City beaches or levee system?
A: Alcohol is not permitted on any City beaches or the levee system, except for at Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park.
Q: Where is the public day use beach located?
A: Elm Grove Beach (500 W. Lakeshore Drive), adjacent to the Seaport Boat Launch AND Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park (32040 Riverside Drive).
Q: Are showers located at any public beaches?
A: No, there are no public showers at any public beaches.
Q: Is there a day use fee or parking fee on Elm Grove Beach?
A: No, but there is a Resort fee for parking at Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park.
Q: Can Elm Grove Beach be reached by boat?
Q: Can I reserve a spot on Elm Grove Beach?
A: Yes, you can reserve a shelter at Elm Grove Beach. Visit the reservations page for a link to the online reservation portal.
Q: Is tubing allowed on the Lake?
A: Inflatable towables are permitted, provided they are used in accordance with the commercial manufacture's intended use.
Q: Are dogs allowed in the lake?
A: Yes, dogs are allowed on and in the lake. However it is not recommended. Dogs should not ingest the water and should always be on a leash.
Q: Are there fishing beaches?
A: Yes, there are three locations on Lakeshore Drive. 1) Whiskers Fishing Beach at Townsend Street, 2) Davis Street Fishing Beach on Davis Street, and 3) Lowell Street Fishing Beach on Lowell Street. Fishing is also permitted at Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park on 32040 Riverside Drive
Q: Is there a fee for fishing?
A: Fishing fees are only applicable at Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park, all other beaches are free to fish. Anyone 16 years or older must have a valid California State Fishing license to fish.
Q: Is there a fee for parking at the public fishing beaches?
A: Parking is free at public fishing beaches, except for at Launch Pointe Recreation Destination & RV Park where parking is $10, plus any applicable fees*.
Q: What are the shoreline fishing hours:
A: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM.
*PLEASE NOTE: As of September 2nd, 2019, a 2.75% convenience fee will be charged on all credit/debit card payments.