Lodi Lake

Vehicle Entry Fees 

Lodi Lake WelcomeA 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 if there’s no gate attendant.

  • Annual pass $50 per calendar year (pass hangs from rear-view mirror)
  • Lodi Residents: $4 daily (non-residents $5)
  • Senior (62+) and Disabled (must display disabled parking pass): $2 Lodi residents, $3 non-resident senior/disabled
  • Boat launch (per trailer and/or motorized craft): $13 daily (includes vehicle entrance fee)

Annual Parking Pass

Frequent visitors to Lodi Lake may find it more convenient to purchase a $50 annual vehicle pass to hang from their vehicle's rear-view-mirror. Purchase a pass online here, print the receipt and display on your dashboard for up to 14 days after purchase. Redeem receipt for a pass at Lodi Lake office or front gate when open, Saturdays or Sundays, 10am-2pm. If no staff are present at the office or front gate, please call (209) 333-6890.

Customers may purchase their pass online using credit card or at Lodi Lake, Saturdays or Sundays, 10am-2pm, using a credit card, cash or check. 

Picnic Areas and Shelters

Visit our Facilities Page to learn more about renting our picnic areas and shelters.

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Lodi Lake Beach features a large sandy beach area for plenty of fun in the sun. Check out our tiny tot water feature and spray pool.  Lodi Lake also has a seasonal swimming area with lifeguards on duty to ensure a safe and fun experience.  

Open Swim at the beach has been divided into 2 sessions to allow for cleaning
and safety protocols. Each session requires admission fees. (Max Capacity 200/session)

Admission Fee: $3 per person (ages 2 and under are FREE)

Hours of Operation: 

May 29 - August 1: Open Friday-Sunday (the Wednesday-Sunday normal operating hours will resume once we have the safest ratio of lifeguards to patrons available.  Insterested in becoming a lifeguard?  E-mail tashbaugh@lodi.gov)

  • Session One: 12:00pm - 2:45pm
  • Session Two: 3:15pm-6:00pm

August 7 - September 6: Open Saturdays and Sundays

  • Session One: 12:00pm - 2:45pm
  • Session Two: 3:15pm-6:00pm

Free Friday's at the Beach (funded by the Brian M. Stocker Fund): June 11, July 9 & August 13 

Boat Rentals

Lodi Lake Headwaters Boathouse OPEN for the 2021 season! Headwaters
Headwaters is your adventure hub for all things paddling related, offering kayak & SUP rentals and tours on the beautiful Mokelumne River.

Rental Hours: Friday-Monday from 10am-5pm 

Visit the Headwaters Boathouse Facebook page for details on special paddling events.

Boat Tours

Enjoy the scenic beauty of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River aboard our 24 ft. tour boat. Keep your eyes open for the many bird and animal species that call the lake and the river home. It’s not uncommon to see such species as deer, river otters, great blue herons and many others! Our tour boat is inspected and certified annually through the U.S. Coast Guard.

45-minute Mini Tours

  • Available weekends only, May through September: $10 per person.
  • Mini tours run on the hour between noon and 4:00 p.m.; must be dockside 15 minutes prior to the hour.
  • Register at the small gate entrance building.
  • Tour days and times can be customized to meet the needs of your group and upon the availability of our licensed Captains. Food and beverages allowed. For more information or to book a tour, please call (209) 333-6742 or email.
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