Lake Atkinson is currently closed to all water-based activities due to low water levels and water quality issues. We will open the lake as soon as it is safe to do so. Check our recreation and safety notices at for updates.
Wearing a lifejacket can save your life. Even if you're an expert, it is always best to wear a lifejacket while out on the water. It's a lot harder to put one on during an emergency.
You must not launch, beach or retrieve your paddlecraft on land other than approved designated areas.
Do not paddle in exclusion zones, or near the dam wall.
Keep a safe distance from other lake users, and be aware of changing conditions.