Lodi Lake

Vehicle Entry Fees 

Lodi Lake WelcomeA fee is collected for vehicle entry into Lodi Lake Park whether or not a gate attendant is on duty. A self-serve pay station is available directly north of the entry gate if there’s no gate attendant. 

  • Annual pass $50 per calendar year (pass hangs from rear-view mirror) 

  • Lodi Residents: $4 daily (non-residents $5)

  • Senior (62+) and Disabled (must display disabled parking pass): $2 Lodi residents, $3 non-resident senior/disabled

  • Boat launch (per trailer and/or motorized craft): $13 daily (includes vehicle entrance fee)

Picnic Areas and Shelters

Visit our facilities page to learn more about renting our picnic areas and shelters.


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Lodi Lake Beach: CLOSED FOR THE 2020 SEASON

Hours will be Wednesday-Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Maximum capacity will be limited to allow for proper physical distancing while enjoying the beach and children’s wading pool area. NOTE: facility use guidelines, including possible pre-registration, will be published prior to reopening.

Lodi Lake Beach features a large sandy beach area for plenty of fun in the sun. Check out our tiny tot water feature and spray pool.  Lodi Lake also has a seasonal swimming area with lifeguards on duty to ensure a safe and fun experience.  Open during the summer Memorial weekend through Labor Day weekend.


Entrance Fee $3 per person, 2 & under Free


  • No alcohol or glass containers allowed at the beach.
  • No flotation devices are allowed and no diapers in the water.
  • Little Swimmers disposable swim pants are available for purchase.

Boat RentalsLodi Lake Boathouse

The Headwaters Kayak Shop of Lodi serves Lodi Lake customers by offering rentals of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddle boards, and pedal boats on an hourly or four-hour basis. For more information, including other time options, call 209-471-5988.

Open Daily from 10am-5pm

To make reservations or sign up for a tour or class, visit our online registration page.

Rental Rates 


Rental1 HourAdditional Hour
Basic Single Kayak $16$11
Pedal Boat (Lake Only) $40N/A
Premium Single Kayak$24$13
Stand-Up Paddle Board $19$11
Tandem Kayak $33$17

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Boat Tours

IMG_0774Enjoy the scenic beauty of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River aboard our 24 ft. tour boat. Keep your eyes open for the many bird and animal species that call the lake and the river home. It’s not uncommon to see such species as deer, river otters, great blue herons and many others! Our tour boat is inspected and certified annually through the U.S. Coast Guard. 

90-minute Chartered Tours

The 90-minute trip covers nearly five miles of river on Lodi’s northern border. Trips are offered May through September. Food and beverages may be brought on board.

We have two boats available to accommodate your needs. Our larger boat can hold a maximum of 10 passengers and costs $200 per trip. Our smaller boat can hold up to six passengers and costs $90 per trip.

Our Captains possess commercial master’s licenses issued by the Coast Guard. The tour boat has a maximum capacity of 10 passengers. This unique, local excursion is perfect for small groups of up to 10 passengers. 

45-minute Mini Tours

  • Saturdays and Sundays - April through September: $10 per personIMG_0879
  • Available weekends only, our mini tours run on the hour between noon and 4 pm; must be dockside 15 minutes prior to the hour
  • Register at the small gate entrance building

Tour day and times can be customized to meet the needs of your group and upon the availability of our licensed Captains. Food and beverages allowed. For more information or to book a tour, please call 333-6742 or email Dan White.