Day-use picnic areas are located throughout Sly Park Recreation Area. Each day use area is marked on the Park Map with a picnic table. The first large day-use area, known as the Main Day Use Area, is located half a mile from the gatehouse entrance. All are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Day Use Hours
October through April
Monday – Sunday, 7:30 a.m. until dusk
May through September
Monday – Sunday, 6:30 a.m. until dusk
Please note: No domestic animals or diapers are allowed in the water or streams of Jenkinson Lake
Trail Improvement Work at Sly Park Recreation Area Complete
CalTrans Active Transportation Program Grant and CA Conservation Corp. Help Improve Sly Park Trails
Sly Park Recreation Area is please to announce the completion of several trail improvements. Funding was provided by a grant from CalTrans Active Transportation Program (ATP). With collaboration of work from Sly Park staff and the California Conservation Corps. Tahoe Division..
Come on out and enjoy the improvements!