Anderson Lake

Location and Directions:

19245 Malaguerra Ave
Morgan Hill, CA 95037


     Anderson Lake is located in Santa Clara County, about 15 miles South of San Jose. From hwy. 101 exit Cochrane Rd. (exit 367). Turn left on Cochrane Rd. and then left on Malaguerra to the lake.


General Info:

    This is a smaller lake of 1,250 surface acres and 7 miles of shoreline. It is open year-round from 8 a.m. until sunset. Call for vehicle entrance fees. There is a nice picnic area and numerous hiking and equestrian trails (408) 779-3634 or visit the Anderson Lake Park web site.


Other lakes in the area:
San Justo Lake


Boating Info:

    There is a boat launch available. All boats must be off the lake one hour before sunset.

Fishing Info:

    The lake has largemouth bass, catfish, and bluegill. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.


Comments and Tips:

     The bass fishing is great here although most are on the small side.


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