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Lake Jennings is a recreational facility providing fishing, camping, hiking, and picnicking activities. The lake is open to the general public for fishing three days a week on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. The campground is open seven days a week. Fishing is available to registered campers when the lake is closed for fishing Monday through Thursday, limited to the shoreline area immediately adjacent to the campground facility.

The 96-space Lake Jennings Campground is open year-round for campers. The camp, located on the north side of Lake Jennings, has spaces for RVs, trailers, campers and tents. Fishing is permitted from the campground area, but the roads around the lake perimeter are closed to motor vehicle traffic except during open lake hours. Campers intending to fish must possess a state fishing license and purchase a fishing permit. Campground reservations must be made throuigh our online reservation system. Call 619-390-1623, if you have questions.

Lake Jennings fishing permits and California State fishing licenses are required prior to fishing. Fishing permits are sold at the Lake Jennings Bait & Tackle Shop and at the campground entrance station. Fishing permits are good for one day. Permit holders desiring to re-enter the lake must do so no later than one hour before the posted closing time. There is a sight-seeing and picnicking fee per person for non-fishing activities. Fishing permits are available to the general public on closed days at the campground entrance station between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Fishing hours on those days is 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and fishing is limited to the shoreline directly below the campground.

State fishing licenses are not available for purchase at Lake Jennings. They must be obtained prior to visiting the lake. You may acquire a California fishing license online. (You must have a working printer to make a short-term or temporary pass while waiting for your permanent license to arrive in the mail.) Get complete details and instructions at the California Department of Fish and Game website.)

Lake Jennings is on Harritt Road in Lakeside, California (619) 443-2510