Posted on: May 15, 2017

Be Aware! We're Seeing a Lot of Rattlesnakes This Year

We're seeing a lot of rattlesnakes this year. Whether you're hiking, fishing or even out on the reservoir in one of our electric boats (rattlers are very good swimmers!), be aware of your surroundings. Avoid confrontations with rattlesnakes.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

CCWD Up-To-Date On Emergency Action Plan For Los Vaqueros Dam

Storms this winter have presented serious challenges at some reservoirs around the state. In response, Governor Brown has called for increased funding and action to ensure dam safety at all reservoirs. The Contra Costa Water District is up-to-date on its ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Slide Closes Fishing Trail Near Dam

Slide Area

3/20 A slide has closed a fishing trail near the dam. The dam-area fishing steps remain open to anglers, but the slide has closed a nearby trail that included access to the shore. We'll announce when the fishing trail is reopened.

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Nice Animal Photos -- Three Bald Eagles! -- from LV Bird Watching Trip

Photographer Jim Travis joined us on one of our bird watching boat trips in early February 2017, and sent some of the great photos he shot. On the trip, they saw three bald eagles at the watershed.

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

All Trails Reopened at Los Vaqueros; Sadly, No Eaglets This Year

5/22 All trails are now open at the Los Vaqueros Watershed. Trails had been closed in the watershed to protect golden eagle nests. Unfortunately, no eaglets were born this year in the watershed.

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Foggy Morning at LV Provides Opportunity For Photographer Marc Crumpler

A foggy morning in late January provided a great opportunity for local Landscape Photographer Marc Crumpler. He hiked up through the heavy fog at Los Vaqueros to the sunlight and caught these haunting photos of the watershed.

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Posted on: July 14, 2015

Fishing Report Every Week on the Website

Know what's biting at Los Vaqueros. We have a weekly fishing report that helps you get ready for your next fishing adventure.

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