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December 31, 2022 2:19 PM

The Los Vaqueros Watershed is temporarily closed due to mudslides caused by flooding.

12/31/2022 - The Los Vaqueros Watershed is temporarily closed due to mudslides caused by flooding. See updates below.

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Latest Update:

January 24, 2023 12:48 PM

1/24/2023 – Los Vaqueros Watershed Closure Update

Contra Costa Water District appreciates everyone’s enduring patience while we continue to repair damages from the recent storms. At this time, the north side is open with extremely limited access. The road is open from the entrance to the Los Vaqueros Interpretive Center, which is open on weekends from 9:00am to 4:00pm. All trails are currently closed, except the trail to the dam fishing pier. The south side and marina remain closed until further notice. Stay tuned for updates!

Prior Updates

January 13, 2023 5:04 PM

1/13/2023 – Los Vaqueros Watershed Closure Update

The entire Los Vaqueros Watershed remains closed to the public until further notice.

Contra Costa Water District continues responding to storm damage, while preparing for additional rain over the weekend and into next week. Stay tuned for updates!

January 9, 2023 10:21 AM

1/9/2023 – Los Vaqueros Watershed Closure Update

The entire Los Vaqueros Watershed remains closed to the public while Contra Costa Water District continues to assess mudslides, flooding and other damage from heavy rains, while preparing for additional storms this week.

The reopening has been delayed through Sunday, January 15, to ensure the Los Vaqueros Watershed is safe for the public. Stay tuned for updates!

January 6, 2023 3:17 PM

1/6/2023 – Los Vaqueros Watershed Closure Update

The entire Los Vaqueros Watershed remains closed to the public while Contra Costa Water District continues to assess mudslides and other damage, while preparing for additional storms in the days ahead.

The reopening has been delayed through Tuesday, January 10, to ensure the Los Vaqueros Watershed is safe for the public. Stay tuned for updates!

January 3, 2023 4:26 PM

1/3/2023 – Los Vaqueros Watershed Closure Update

Both the north and south sides of the Los Vaqueros Watershed remain closed to the public while Contra Costa Water District assesses damage and prepares to reopen safely to the public. The earliest the Los Vaqueros Watershed might reopen is Sunday, January 8. Stay tuned for updates!