HOST A SPECIAL EVENT

(including Group Camping)

 

The Department of Parks and Recreation offers county wide recreational opportunities at 177 diverse locations, including parks, equestrian trails and golf courses. Many of these sites are available for corporate functions, film locations, weddings and other special events. Many groups use both the upper and lower lake areas for filmingfishing tournaments, triathlons, and other events. For groups that plan on over-night camping, Castaic Lake also offers three areas that are available to NON-PROFIT organizations.

The special event areas accommodate anywhere from 150 to 500 people at the large locations, and 50 to 75 people in the small locations. There are 4 large areas and 7 small picnic areas available for families or small groups. Most sites contain shade providing awnings & trees, grass, picnic tables and barbeques. Also, most sites are parking lot accessible, as well as a short distance from the shoreline of the West Side Lagoon. Catering, moon bounces, dunk tanks, and music are allowed, when approved by the Park Administration. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited unless requirements outlined by the County of Los Angeles are met. 

Fishing Tournaments

Castaic Lake is a popular spot for fishing tournaments, with several national tournament chains visiting the lake on a common basis. Tournament rules, in accordance with fishing and boating rules, must be followed. 

 

Special Event Checklist

 

Large Area Rentals

 

7 Acres

Located on the upper lake, the largest site is "7 acres", which accommodates up to 300 campers and 100 to 120 tents. It comes equipped with 15 barbeques and 20 picnic tables, security lighting, 4 drinking fountains, 1 large fire pit, 39 parking spaces, 7 double spaces, and restrooms with running water (No showers or RV hookups).

Restrooms are temporarily CLOSED. Portable toilets are provided.

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3 Acres

Accommodates up to 150 campers and approximately 50 to 60 tents. Equipped with 9 barbeques, 8 picnic tables, security lighting, 4 drinking fountains, 1 large fire pit, 52 parking spaces, 11 double spaces, and restrooms with running water (No showers or RV hookups).

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Timberland

The Timberland picnic area is the closest to the swim beaches.  It has a large, plastic constructed play area and restroom building close by, making it perfect for groups with children.  It is able to accommodate up to 150 people, and it located next to both parking lots 6 and 7.  All of the picnic tables in this area are covered with a slatted, wooden cover, and the area has several barbeques as well.

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Shady Acres

The Shady Acres Picnic Area is the largest reservable area. Located in the heart of the park, Shady Acres offers enough room for up to 500 people and their picnic games. Surrounded by several picnic shelters, the grass area is the perfect setting for a corporate picnic, or large family gathering.

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Small Area Rentals

 

Whistling Pines

 

Information Coming Soon

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Squirrel Hollow

 

Directly across a brand new playground, you can relax as your kids have fun within direct sight. A total of 9 picnic tables and 5 barbeques will ensure you have enough room for any moderate size party. If accessibility is a concern, this area is ideally located close to parking lots.

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Ducks Delight

 

With 9 picnic tables, 4 barbeques, and plenty of room for fun, "Duck's Delight" is a perfect place to bird watch and enjoy the swim beach from a secluded area. 

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Information Coming Soon

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Oak Rest

Information Coming Soon

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Angels Retreat

Just a short walk from parking lot 2, "Angels Retreat" offers a beautiful vista of Paradise Cove. 

As of January 2008, a new playground just up the hill will give your little ones plenty to do! It includes 9 picnic tables, 1 outdoor sink and 4 barbeques.

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32132 Castaic Lake, Castaic CA 91384

661-257-4050