The following boat ramp is OPEN:

McSwain Ramp – OPEN


The following boat ramps are OPEN. The estimated closure dates for the below ramps (due to water levels) are mid October 2021:

Barrett North Ramp – OPEN to single lane launching

Barrett Cove South Ramp  – OPEN

McClure Point South Ramp – OPEN



The following boat ramps are CLOSED:

McClure Point North Ramp – CLOSED

Bagby Ramp – CLOSED

Horseshoe Bend Ramp – CLOSED


Campfires: Wood burning campfires are currently PROHIBITED.  Propane and charcoal fires are permitted year round.

Lake McClure & Lake McSwain

All the best the Golden State has to offer
Nestled in the scenic Sierra Nevada foothills of Central California, Lake McClure and Lake McSwain bring bright sunny skies and breathtaking views of flourishing pine and oak trees.

Two Great Lakes, One Great Adventure

Located in Merced and Mariposa County
Whether you like to fish, boat, swim, camp, or simply just want to enjoy a day by the lake, neighboring lakes McClure and McSwain offer some of California’s best water recreation.

Reservations & Campground Information

For reservations and other campground info, click the button below and start planning your next adventure!