Lake Perris, CA

Lake Perris Boating

Lake Perris is a popular boating destination in Southern California. All kinds of boating are permitted on the lake, but there are a number of regulations with which you will want to be familiar before launching your boat. See Boating Regulations

Because of potential seismic safety risk in a section of the foundation of the Lake Perris Dam the water level has been lowered. While the lake level is low, the number of boats on the water is being carefully regulated. To ensure entry, make a reservation at (800) 444-7275.

Spring Park Hours:   6:00 AM - 8:00 PM, Thursday through Monday for day use. Camping is available Thursday through Sunday nights. Boating hours are 6:00 AM to 6:30 PM
Summer Park Hours:   6:00 AM - 10:00 PM   Lake Hours:   6:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Entrance Fee:   $10 per vehicle (9 people) seniors 62+ $9
Per Watercraft:  $8 (canoes and kayaks are free)
Annual Passes:   Vehicle - $195, Watercraft $100 (good at most State Parks)

Lake Perris Marina

17801 Lake Perris Dr., Perris, CA
(951) 657-2179,   Lake Perris Marina


Lake Perris Marina Boat Rentals
Boat Seats 1 Hr. 3 Hrs Added Hours All Day
1 $30 for 2 hours for Small Boat.
Senior Discount midweek. Prices are subject to change.
Small Boat 4 NA $351 $9 $80
Fishing Pontoon 10 NA $85 $20 $205
Deluxe Pontoon 10 NA $100 $25 $225
Single Kayak 1 $10 $7 $38
Double Kayak 2 $12 $9 $38

Boat Inspections

All boats must undergo a mandatory inspection. This inspection is to prevent the spread of Quagga and Zebra Mussels. All vessels must be clean, drained, and dry prior to entering Lake Perris.

Inspections include canoes, kayaks, sailboats, rafts, fishing waders, scuba gear, etc. If you are coming from a Quagga Infected body of water you must wait 7 days before bringing your boat to Lake Perris. You will automatically be quarantined for 7 days if you have not waited 7 days to bring your vessel to Lake Perris from a quagga infested lake or river. If your boat or any object, including but not limited to sails, life vests, and skis, on your boat is wet, damp, or moist, your vessel will be quarantined for 7 days.

Do not wash, rinse, or hose your boat before coming to Lake Perris. Your watercraft will not be allowed in the park. Let the boat dry for 5 days minimum after washing.

Boat Rental Companies

Invert Sports

(888) 205-7119   Invert Sports
Luxury inboard V-drive tournament wakeboard boats, ski boats, and jet ski rentals.
Prices subject to change.

Southern California Boat Rental

32-foot Sun Tracker Party Cruiser (with or without a fishing guide). Carries 15 people. Has luxurious upholstery, dinette area, cook top, head with shower.
Southern California Boat Rental
All day rental $395, rent for two days and get a third day free. Located at Diamond Valley Lake. Delivery from Diamond Valley Lake to Lake Perris is $1.95 per mile. Includes launching.


Boating Regulations

For a complete list of Lake Perris boating regulations, see California Boating and Watercraft Regulations - Lake Perris

Launching Small Boats By Hand

A hand-launching site at Lake Perris for small sailboats, kayaks, and canoes is located at Sail Cove.


Marine Services

Elite Marine
781 W. La Cadena Dr.,
Riverside, CA
(951) 784-6562

Elite Marine

Denny's Boat Works
9485 Joden Rd., Moreno Valley, CA
(951) 243-7664

Ken's Boat Repair and Parts
32501 Highway 74, Hemet, CA
(951) 926-4637

M K Hammer Speed and Marine
3878 S. Pershing Ave., San Bernardino, CA
(909) 888-0055

M K Hammer Speed and Marine

Ron's Marine Services Center
13400 Calimesa Blvd., Yucaipa, CA
(909) 795-8584

West Marine
2040 N. Tustin St., Orange, CA
(714) 279-9700



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