Lake Poway

Due to damage sustained during a recent windstorm, the boat dock is temporarily closed and boats are not available for rent. Please check back for updated information. [posted 12/31/20]

Lake Poway will be closed to fishing Feb. 3-5 in preparation for the 26th Annual Youth Fishing Derby.

Join us Saturday, Feb. 6 for our 26th Annual Youth Fishing Derby from 6 to 11:30 a.m. at Lake Poway! Freshly stocked with rainbow trout, the lake will be open exclusively to registered fishing derby participants between the ages of 4 and 15. 

PLEASE NOTE: Pre-registration is required and a $1.50 non-refundable transaction fee will be applied. All participants (ages 4 to 15 years) must register; but please do not register accompanying adults. Space is limited to help ensure social distancing along the shoreline.

Click here to register now for the derby! 

Lake Poway Virtual Trout Fishing Seminar

Learn from the experts. This seminar is geared toward beginners and first time anglers. The seminar will cover; basic fishing techniques, bait types, equipment.

2020-2021 Lake Poway Trout Stocking Schedule

20-21 Trout Season Flyer

About Lake Poway

Nestled in the hills of Poway, the Lake Poway Recreation Area not only serves as the water supply for residents, but also has provided exceptional outdoor recreational opportunities since 1972. Lake Poway gates open at 6 a.m. daily and are closed and locked at sunset.

Lake Contour Map (DOC)

lake poway scavenger hunt download

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