Jenks Lake Day Use Area
Jenks Lake picnic area is for day use only, at an elevation of 6,800 feet.
This lake provides accessible picnicking and fishing from either the pier or from several fishing pads along the shore. An accessible trail also borders the lake, which starts from the parking lot.
California Department of Fish and Wildlife may plant rainbow trout in the spring and summer: fish planting schedule
Hand launch small boats, no power boats.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Daily hours of operation are from 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.|
|Area Amenities:||Interpretive Site, Accessible, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking|
|Fees:||There is a Day Use fee of $5.00 per vehicle and $40 for buses and RVs (Adventure Passes not accepted)|
|Open Season:||04/21/2023 - 10/14/2023|
|Restrictions:||Day use only- No overnight camping|
|Closest Towns:||Angelus Oaks|
|Operated By:||Vista RECREATION ™|
|Information Center:||Mountain Top Ranger District | Big Bear Discovery Center
40971 North Shore Drive, Highway 38
P.O. Box 69
Fawnskin, CA 92333 1-909-382-2790 Thursday thru Monday. (Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
From State Highway 38 take either Jenks Lake Road East or Jenks Lake Road West. Proceed to Jenks Lake parking lot.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Lake and Pond Fishing
|Picnic tables:||BBQ grills|
|Parking:||$5.00 per car/$40 per bus|