Is Pinto Lake open in Watsonville?
Park Hours Currently, Pinto Lake is open from 7a.m. to sunset, everyday. It is, however, subject to closures based on weather conditions (like flooding). Boating and RV hours are limited.
Can you swim in Pinto Lake Watsonville?
Thanks to potentially fatal toxic algae blooms, swimming in Pinto Lake is firmly discouraged.
How big is Pinto Lake Watsonville?
Pinto Lake itself covers 110 acres and is one of the few natural fresh water lakes of its size on the Central California Coast. Pinto Lake City Park consists of 78.52 acres of parkland of which about 70 acres are water.
Are dogs allowed at Pinto Lake?
If you live in the area, you can get out into the California sunshine with your canine pal and enjoy Pinto Lake Dog Park. But since your dog probably isn’t interested in fishing (although picnics are probably right up his alley), there are separate, enclosed areas for all dogs and small dogs.
What kind of fish are in Pinto Lake?
Predominant Fish Species
- Largemouth bass.
- White & hybrid striped bass.
- Channel & flathead catfish.
- White crappie.
Are the beaches in Watsonville open?
Parks, open spaces and beaches are currently open. Community members are encouraged to use these areas for walking, jogging, and other activities, but not to congregate. Remember to follow safe social distancing guidelines. If an area is too crowded, consider visiting at a different time or visiting another location.
What time does Pinto Lake close?
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.