Lake Piru Recreation Area

Lake Piru, CA Current Conditions
Lake Piru Recreation Area will reopen beginning Monday, August 17, 2020!

Please review the Visitor Guidelines and complete the COVID-19 Survey before visiting the Lake Piru Recreation Area.

The Lake Piru day use picnic area will be open to family groups of 12 or less.

Tent, Trailer and RV Camping will require reservations made two weeks in advance.

Shore fishing and boating activities are permitting, however, no swimming in the lake is allowed.

Personal Water Crafts will only be allowed on the lake on weekdays (Monday through Friday).

For camping reservations, click here; to reach Parks Management Company (PMC), click here;

To speak to Lake Piru Recreation Area staff call (805) 521-1500


Recreation Management Plan

United Water Conservation District (United) is interested in hearing about your recreation visit to Lake Piru. Your participation is important to us and will help us to provide quality recreation for everyone.

Lake Piru Recreational Area Visitor Survey


Directions to Lake Piru

For GPS, Input: 4780 Piru Canyon Rd, Piru, CA 93040


Water Surface Elevation Level at Lake Piru


Visit USGS Water Resources



Quick Links

Register for the Lake Piru Splash Dash 5K Run - POSTPONED TO FALL 2020

Lake Piru Filming/Photography Requirements & Rates

Lake Piru Film Permit Application

Lake Piru Fishing Tournament Guidelines & Application

Lake Piru Personal Watercraft Usage, Rules & Regulations

Lake Piru Recreation Area Rules & Regulations (Adopted Revised and Amended Ordinance No. 15)

Lake Piru Ordinance No. 15 Bail Schedule

Lake Piru Special Event Guidelines & Permit Application

Lake Piru Swim Policy

Preliminary Citation Review Request Form

Request for Administrative Hearing Form


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