The 2019 Super Bloom is a natural phenomenon unlike anything the City has ever experienced and demonstrates the extreme beauty of the City of Lake Elsinore. We would like to thank residents and visitors for their patience as we faced substantial challenges related to this international attraction. Find out more at or call the Superbloom Hotline at 951-471-1238 or check the City's social media feeds.

Boats & Boating

  • Lake Boating Hours: Sunrise to Sunset.
  • All children twelve (12) years old or younger must wear a Personal Flotation Device (PFD) at all times when boating.
  • No person under 16 years of age shall operate a motorboat with more than 15 horsepower.
  • Persons 12-15 years of age may operate motorboats of more than 15 horsepower when supervised onboard by someone at least 18 years of age.
  • Vessels must travel in a counter-clockwise direction outside the Slow/No Wake Zone.
  • Boating Speed Zone Limits:
    • No Wake Zone located between shoreline and the No Wake buoy- line.
    • 35 MPH Zone located between the No Wake buoy-line to the center of the lake.
    • High Speed Zone (HSZ) located between HSZ buoys in the center of  the lake.
  • High Speed Zone’s Seasonal Speed Restrictions
    • Maximum speed limit is 35 MPH in the High Speed Zone on Weekends and Holidays from May 1st – Sept. 30th. Maximum speed limit all other days is 150 MPH. 
    •  Boaters must be at least 16 years of age to travel in excess of 35 MPH in the High Speed Zone.
    •  Boaters in excess of 80 MPH must meet the special conditions of LEMC Section 9.96.150 (F) for tethered kill switch, helmet & PFD.
  • All power vessels must carry a fully charged Type B-1 or equivalent fire extinguisher that is READILY   accessible.
  • All boats/vessels must have on Type I, II or III (wearable) personal flotation device for each person onboard and on READILY accessible.
  • All gasoline powered motorized vessels shall have at least two ventilator ducts fitted with cowls (except outboard motors).
  • Inflatable towables are permitted in accordance with LEMC Section 9.96.200.
  • Non-directional, personal watercraft course zones are permitted in accordance with LEMC Section 9.96.170.
  • No anchoring is permitted outside the No Wake Zone.
  • Sheriff’s Lake Patrol monitors Marine VHF Channel No. 68.
  • Boaters shall keep a valid Lake Use Pass on the vessel at all times.
  • All motorized vessels shall be launched from authorized launch ramps.
  • No mooring of vessels is permitted to any navigational marker, buoy or axial flow pump station platform.