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ATTENTION: Swimming at Lake Mendocino is prohibited until further notice.
Attention: Use of facility for political events or activities is prohibited.
Attention: The North Boat Ramp and South Boat Ramp launch facilities will likely be CLOSED this summer due to historically low water levels. Visitors with boat trailers will not be able to launch their watercraft. Kayaks, canoes and other portable boats may be carried to the water.
POMO DAY USE AREA, CA
part ofMendocino Lake, US Army Corps of Engineers
Status: Open through Tue Sep 30 2014 Season Dates
OverviewPomo Day-Use Area is situated on Lake Mendocino in California's Mendocino Range, where the redwood forests meet California wine country.
The lake is formed by the Coyote Dam on the Russian River. A wide variety of recreational opportunities are available, including boating, swimming, water skiing, fishing, hiking and horseback riding.
Lake Mendocino lies in the scenic rolling hills of Coyote Valley. Groves of oak mixed with manzanita and pines forest the area, offering limited shade but excellent bird and wildlife habitats.
The 1,822-acre lake provides abundant boating, swimming and water skiing opportunities. Anglers will find sunfish, smallmouth bass, striped bass, crappie, white and channel catfish, bluegill and perch.
Pomo Day Use Area is located near Kyen Campground and offers three group picnic shelters that each accommodate up to 50 people. Picnic shelters, tables and grills are provided, as are flush toilets and drinking water.
The charming city of Ukiah, less than 15 minutes away, offers a variety of shopping and dining opportunities, museums and golf courses.
Activities and Amenities
Know Before You Go
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From San Francisco, travel north on Highway 101, 5 miles past Ukiah, then take Highway 20 east and go right on Marina Drive (Lake Mendocino will also be on the right). Continue past the north boat ramp and Kyen Campground. The entrance to Pomo Day Use Area is on the left.
From Sacramento, travel north on I-5 and take Highway 20 west, toward Clearlake. Continue on Highway 20 past Clearlake for approximately 40 miles. Turn left on Marina Drive (Lake Mendocino will also be on the left). Continue past the north boat ramp and Kyen Campground. The entrance to Pomo Day Use Area is on the left.
Mailing Address:POMO DAY USE AREA
Phone Number:Information: (707) 467-4200