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
Gates have been installed at Sly Park Recreation Area's Equestrian Staging facility off Mormon Emigrant Trail. The gates will be closed during the winter months in coordination with the U.S. Forest Service closing of Mormon Emigrant Trail.
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The EID Board authorized $1.2 million for vegetation management to reduce fire fuels at four of its facilities. To help aid this important work, EID received grant funds for almost $2 million from CalFire and California Climate Investments (CCI). This funding is part of a statewide initiative.
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