All motorized vessels planning to launch at Crowley Lake must enter through the main gate at the South Landing and must be inspected. No boat access will be available at any other area of Crowley Lake. Boats showing signs of contamination with invasive mussels, or found to contain any water or debris that could harbor invasive mussels, will not be allowed to launch into Crowley Lake. Frequent users of Crowley Lake can arrange with Crowley Lake Fish Camp to store their boat on-site.
Boat owners may have their boat inspected and receive an Inspection Certification prior to arriving at Crowley Lake’s South Landing at this location:
April 27, 28 from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm and April 29 from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm at the Bishop
VONS/KMART parking lot at the corner of Main Street (SR 395), Wye Road and SR 6.
Beginning April 27 at Crowley Lake’s South Landing:
April 27, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; April 28 through the duration of fishing season 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.
Only pre-inspected boats will be allowed to enter the gate or launch at Crowley Lake after 7:00 pm on April 29. Inspections will resume at 7:00 am on fishing opening day. Pre-inspected boats may use the
pre-paid line at the main gate at South Landing of Crowley Lake to expedite entry.
If you are planning on launching a boat into Crowley Lake please keep the following in mind:
- ALL boat owners are required to fill out a written questionnaire concerning the
boat’s past use
- ALL boats will be thoroughly inspected
- ALL boats and trailers must be CLEAN and DRY or they will be denied access
- ALL DRAIN PLUGS must be pulled or opened prior to boat transport that day
- ALL vehicles towing boats will be required to have a visible Inspection Certification during boat launching at Crowley Lake
Boat owners should be aware there may be an extended wait to enter Crowley Lake Reservoir due to these important protective measures. Inspections are required for the protection of the fishery at Crowley Lake and in order to keep the reservoir open to recreational boating. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Crowley Lake Fish Camp appreciate the cooperation of boat owners and will work to expedite the inspection and certification process.
For more information contact LADWP at (760) 873-0409 or www.LADWP.com/mussels or Crowley Lake Fish
Camp at (760) 935-4043.