The man-made lake in Lodi's northwest corner draws some 200,000 people annually. It’s easy to find along the north side of Turner Road east of Lower Sacramento Road and across from the General Mills plant. Enjoy a variety of activities out at Lodi Lake.
Lodi Lake Nature Area Docents offer Nature Programs that focus on topics related to nature and the Mokelumne River area and help provide ongoing education. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whether it's renting a paddle boat or kayak, taking a guided tour of the Mokelumne River or a kayak lesson, the Lodi Lake Boathouse
at Lodi Lake Park has something for you! The Lodi Lake Boathouse is open weekends April through October, and Wednesday through Sunday in June, July and August. Rent paddle boats, single-person kayaks and tandem kayaks for $5 per half hour.
Enjoy the scenic beauty of the Mokelumne River aboard one of the Lodi Boathouse chartered boat tours. The 90-minute trip covers nearly five miles of river on Lodi's northern border. Trips are offered May through September. Food and beverages may be brought on board. There are two boats available to accommodate your needs. The larger boat can hold a maximum of 10 passengers and costs $150 per trip. The smaller boat can hold up to six passengers and costs $90 per trip. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons, the Lodi Boathouse at Lodi Lake offers 45-minute mini-trips for $7 per person. For more information or reservations, call (209) 333-6890.
Lodi Lake features a large sandy beach area for plenty of fun in the sun. Check out the tiny tot water feature and spray pool. Open Monday-Sunday, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. Fees: $3 adults, $1.50 ages 3-17, 2 & under free. No alcohol or glass containers allowed at the beach. No flotation devices allowed, and no diapers in the water.
Lodi Lake also features a boat launch that is available from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. The launch fee is $5 per gas-powered watercraft, trailered or not, plus vehicle entrance fee. Non-trailered canoes/kayaks, rafts, remote-controlled boats are charged only the vehicle entrance fee.
A fee is collected for vehicle entry into Lodi Lake Park whether or not a gate attendant is on duty. A self-serve pay station is available directly north of the entry gate.
- Annual pass $50 per calendar year (pass hangs from rear-view mirror)
- Lodi residents: $4 daily (non-residents $5)
- Senior 62-over) and disabled (must display disabled parking pass) $2 Lodi residents, $3 non-resident senior/disabled
- Boat launch (per trailer and/or motorized craft) $5 daily. In addition to vehicle entrance fee.