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Lake Information for Lake Piru


Lake Piru is a lake located in Los Padres National Forest in Ventura County, California, and was created by the construction in 1955 of the Santa Felicia Dam on Piru Creek which is a tributary of the Santa Clara River. It is situated downstream from Pyramid Lake and can be accessed from Piru Canyon Road near the town of Piru. The elevation of the lake is about 1050 feet above sea level, and the elevation of the dam spillway is 1055 feet or 322 m above sea level.

Facilities and Parks: 

Marina, bait & tackle. No swimming, water skiing OK. RV sites with hookups. Barrier-free ramps to water.

Directions to Lake: 

From Hwy I-5, at Castaic Junction; take Hwy 126 W, go 12 mi. to Piru. Turn N on Main St. (Piru Canyon Rd.), go 4.5 mi. to lake.

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Bar and Restaurant

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