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Lake Perris State Recreation Area

Overview
Formed by Perris Dam, Lake Perris State Recreation Area offers a variety of water recreation activities, including scuba diving, as well as camping and picnicking. The park is located eleven miles south of Riverside. Phone (951) 940-5600 for more information.

Camping
The Lake Perris Campground has 22 accessible campsites dispersed among five loops. Further details about the campsites are outlined below.

Quail Loop: Four tent campsites (#2, #4, #5, and #6) are generally accessible. A generally accessible restroom/shower building and parking are nearby.

Coyote Loop: Three RV campsites (#110, #111, and #112) with water & electricity hook-ups are generally accessible. A generally accessible restroom/shower building and parking are nearby.

Deer Loop: Eight RV campsites (#217, #218, #219, #220, #258, #259, #260, and #261) with water & electricity hook-ups are accessible. A generally accessible restroom/shower building and parking are nearby.

Owl Loop: Four RV campsites (#320, #324, #325, and #327) are accessible. A generally accessible restroom/shower building is nearby.

Bobcat Loop: Three tent campsites (#368, #370, and #376) are generally accessible. A generally accessible restroom/shower building is nearby.

The campfire center and horseshoe pits, located just beyond the campground entrance station, are accessible. Parking and restrooms located near the campfire center are accessible.

Group Camp: Six group campsites that can accommodate a maximum of 100 people each are generally accessible- including parking, routes, and restrooms. Visit Lake Perris’ Group Camp webpage for pricing and reservations.

Horse Camp: Located off Alta Calle Road, past the Lake Perris Campground, the horse camp has generally accessible campsites, parking, and an accessible equestrian mounting platform. Portable toilets are available, and may be usable.

Picnic Area
Shaded accessible picnic sites are dispersed throughout the Perris Beach, Boat Beach, Moreno Beach, and Power Cove day-use areas. Parking, routes, and restrooms are accessible.

A horseshoe pit, located near the group picnic area and the Power Cove lot, along the Lake Perris Bike and Hike Trail, is accessible.

Group Picnic: Lake Perris offers small, medium, and large group picnic areas that can accommodate from 50 people to 200 people. All are generally accessible- including parking, routes, and restrooms. Visit Lake Perris’ Group Picnic webpage for pricing and reservations.

Trails
The Lake Perris Hike and Bike Trail is a loop trail that extends completely around the lake, offering views of riparian areas and the surrounding foothills. Of the nearly 10-mile trail, almost 6 miles of the trail is accessible. Trailheads for the accessible portion can be accessed from most lots within the day use area, but the most accessible parking and restrooms are at the Power Boat Cove trailhead within Lot 12. The trail is constructed of concrete and asphalt. A single accessible portable toilet is located at about the halfway point of the accessible portion of the trail, near Pictograph Rock. The accessible portion of the trail terminates at Bernasconi Group Camp.

Beach/Shore Access
Beach wheelchairs are available for checkout free of charge. Contact park staff to have one delivered or call (951) 940-5600 to inquire about availability.

Exhibits/Programs
The Regional Indian Museum is currently open Fridays 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, and Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM. The exhibits are mostly accessibly designed, as is the sales area. The museum theater has space for wheelchairs. Restrooms are generally accessible.

Fishing
Lot #1: An accessible fishing pier is at the west end of Lot #1. It includes lowered railings with 4" gaps to allow for the play of the line on water and curb guards. An accessible restroom and parking space are available nearby.


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