El Dorado Lake

Location and Directions:

7550 East Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90808

    From Los Angeles take I-5 South to the 605 Freeway South. Exit on Spring St. and go West. The park will be to your right.

General Info:

    This is a small city-park lake that offers picnic tables, bbq's, children's play equipment and ball diamonds. There is also a nature center and hiking trails.

Vehicle entrance fees are as follows:

Vehicle entry fees are CASH ONLY: $5 Monday through Thursday; $6 Friday: $7 Saturday and Sunday; and $8 on Holidays

Buses are $30; Other buses are $35 daily

Hours of Operation: Fall/Winter 7:00am-5:00pm Nov 1- Feb 28

Spring/Summer 7:00am-8:00pm Mar 1 Oct 31

Other lakes and rivers in the area:
Legg Lake
Peck Rd. Lake
Cerritos Park Lake
Downey Wilderness Park Lake

Fishing Info:

    The California DFW stocks rainbow trout from Winter through early Spring and catfish during the Summer months. There are also bluegill, largemouth bass, crappie, and carp in here. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.

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» Photos

  • Rex Gadia caught this 6.5 lb bass on fat shad crankbait.

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