Don Castro Regional Recreation Area

Don Castro Regional Park is 101 acres with a fishing lake, swim lagoon and paved and unpaved trails for pedestrians and bicycles. The lake is stocked regularly with trout and catfish and there are also bass and bluegill for people who want to fish along the shore.


A California state fishing license is required for anglers age 16 or older and a Park District daily fishing permit is required (this may be purchased through a self registration process located at the swim complex entrance for $4 in exact change required). State fish and game regulations apply.

Operating Hours

Park hours are 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in spring, summer and fall and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. in winter months.


There are parking, dog and beach access feees that depend on age.

Disabled Access

There are wheelchair accessible restrooms, drinking fountains, and disabled parking. There is a wheelchair accessible fishing dock near Siesta Picnic Area.


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22400 Woodroe Avenue

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Contact Info

Phone: 888-327-2757, option 3, extension 4527