November 1, 2013

San Luis Reservoir, Pacheco State Park


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Basalt Campground at San Luis Reservoir

A pleasant campground in winter and spring, but this area can be very hot in summer.

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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Boat launch ramp at San Luis Reservoir

A long boat launch ramp is needed at San Luis Reservoir to reach water levels which are often drawn down hundreds of feet.

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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San Luis Reservoir drawn down

San Luis Reservoir is shown drawn down 200 feet from its capacity of 652 billion gallons (2.5 billion cubic meters).

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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San Luis Reservoir and Dam

San Luis Reservoir and Dam in a low water year. This is an off-line reservoir, filled by pumping water up from the California Aqueduct.

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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South Beach area on O'Neil Forebay

South Beach is one of several popular recreation areas on O'Neil Forebay.

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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North Beach on O'Neil Forebay

North Beach recreation area on O'Neil Forebay. The water level at O'Neill does not fluctuate so it has a stable shoreline.

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The California Aqueduct at O'Neil Forebay

The California Aqueduct is hown here flowing into O'Neil Forebay. It also flows out, as the forebay serves to provide water for off-line storage at San Luis Reservoir.

San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area, California

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Romero Visitor Center at San Luis Reservoir

Inside the Romero Visitor Center at San Luis Reservoir, an information and propaganda center mainatined by the California Department of Water Resources.

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Romero Visitor Center at San Luis Reservoir

The view from the Romero Visitor Center varies dramatically with the level of the reservoir.

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Dinosaur Point on San Luis Reservoir

Low water level in San Luis Reservoir viewed from Dinosaur Point.

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Corrals at Pacheco State Park

Cattle corrals and staging area at the old Pacheco Ranch. This largely undeveloped park is used primarily by equestrians.

Pacheco State Park, California

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Pacheco Adobe historical marker

Monument at the ruins of the Pacheco Adobe on the old Pacheco Ranch. This was part of the 1843 Mexican land grant, El Rancho San Luis Gonzaga. The land remained in the same family until Paula Fatjo, great-great granddaughter of Francisco Pacheco, donated it to the state in 1992.

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Ranch houses at Pacheco Ranch

Modern ranch houses at the old Pacheco Ranch, now a state park.

Pacheco State Park, California

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Near the old ranch headquarters at Pacheco Ranch

Near the old ranch headquarters at Pacheco Ranch. The park includes 6890 acres of rolling grazing land.

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Cattle trough on the Pig Pen trail at Pacheco Ranch

Cattle trough on the Pig Pen trail at Pacheco Ranch. There are 28 miles of trail in the park.

Pacheco State Park, California

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