San Justo Reservoir

Notice:

Due to a Zebra Mussel infestation, the San Justo Reservoir and Recreational Area are closed to the public. We will update this site as soon as we receive additional information.


Location and Directions:

2265 Union Rd.
Hollister, CA 95023

     San Justo Reservoir is located in San Benito county, just east of Salinas, California. From hwy. 101, take hwy. 156 east to Union Rd. Follow the entrance to the lake.


General Info:

    The lake is open Wednesday through Sunday from the first weekend in February through fall from sunrise to sunset. Entrance fee is $4. There is a nice picnic area and also hiking and mountain bike trails. It is connected to the San Luis Reservior via the Delta-Mendota canal. It is also a popular windsurfing lake.


Other lakes in the area:
Anderson Lake


Boating Info:

    No motor boats allowed. Electric and sail craft 16ft or less only.


Fishing Info:

    The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks the lake with trout. There is also a nice population of Florida largemouth bass as well as catfish, crappie, and bluegill. Be sure to visit the CDFW web site for complete regulations before heading out.



Comments and Tips:

      If you know something about this area or have some photos that you'd like to share, please E-mail and I'll post it here!

» Photos


  • Roger Bunting with a 15 pound Justo bass caught on May 5, 2004.

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