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Why is Hodges closed?

By: Juan DosilUpdated: February 07, 2021

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Hours of Operation. This location is closed for recreation in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Beginning July 1, 2019, Hodges Reservoir will be closed the third Wednesday of each month.

Consequently, is Lake Hodges open now?

As of Jul 1, 2019 Lake Hodges will be closed the 3rd Wednesday of each month. Lake Hodges is open for fishing and boating on a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday schedule from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Rental boats are available all three days.

Beside above, can you swim in Lake Hodges?

Lake Hodges is a reservoir, so you aren't allowed to swim in it (human waste particles are too small for the filtration system). But you are allowed boating and fishing privileges. There's a trail that encircles the lake, and you can hike or mountain bike here.

When was Lake Hodges Dam built?

Lake Hodges Dam in 1928, a multiple-arch dam that sits on the San Dieguito River, located 31 miles north of San Diego and just south of Escondido. It was commissioned by the Volcan Water Company and designed by John S. Eastwood. It was completed in 1918, and purchased by the City of San Diego in 1925.

How deep is Lake Hodges?

35 m

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Can you paddle board on Lake Hodges?

Lake Hodges is a medium sized lake located 30 miles north of San Diego in Escondido. The lake features miles of pristine shoreline for paddling. No paddle boards are allowed on the lake at all.

What kind of fish are in Lake Hodges?

Green sunfish
Black bullhead
Largemouth bass
Bluegill
Channel catfish

What days is Lake Hodges open?

Lake Hodges is open for fishing and boating on a Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday schedule from one-half hour before sunrise to sunset. Rental boats are available all three days.

Are San Diego lakes open for fishing?

Although San Diego County's lakes and reservoirs remain closed to fishing and other recreational activities for safety reasons due to the coronavirus pandemic, staff and volunteers continue to work. Popular overnight campsites remain open at Santee Lakes, owned and operated by the Padre Dam Municipal Water District.

Is Lake Hodges man made?

There's water in the Lake! Lake Hodges is a man-made reservoir, built and completed in 1918, and the lake is a portion of the San Dieguito River drainage, fed by some 300 square miles of watershed.

Can you swim in Lake Murray San Diego?

NO ~ Lake Murray is a NO SWIM ZONE. The lake provides fresh drinking water to San Diego. The only forms of water recreation allowed are fishing from shore and from boats. The lake is a reservoir for the City of San Diego for drinking water.

Can you swim in Lake Poway?

Beer and wine are permitted and can also be purchased at the Lake Poway Concession. Lake Poway is a domestic water supply reservoir so there is no swimming, wading, or water contact.