Non-Water & Grounds Use Regulations

Non-Water & Grounds Use Regulations of Berenda Reservoir

The California Penal Code, City, and County of the California Code of Regulations. View details regarding the regulations view the City Municipal Code page. City Resolution 36-99 establishes certain rules, regulations and fees for the Berenda Reservoir:

  • The reservoir grounds and water opens no earlier than 8 a.m. and closes no later than dusk, approximately 1/2-hour before sunset.
  • Swimming is permitted in designated areas only.
  • Firearms are prohibited inside of the reservoir grounds.
  • Speed limit for vehicles on a roadway inside the park gate is 15 miles per hour.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • The possession of glass containers is prohibited.
  • No animals are allowed in park during a special event; the City leash law pertains to all other open hours of operation.
  • Open fires are prohibited.
  • Overnight camping is prohibited except for approved special events.
  • All vehicle code and state laws apply.