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Highland Springs

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The Lake County Watershed Protection District owns approximately 3,200 acres of property in the Adobe Creek Watershed commonly known as the Highland Springs Recreation Area.

Park Restrictions

  • No potable water is available
  • No overnight camping
  • No vehicle use past locked gates
  • Do not block gates or roads
  • No OHV use is allowed within the area
  • Discharge of firearms unless a hunting permit has been obtained
  • Park Rules and Hunting Boundary Map (PDF)

Additional Park Location Information

The Highland Springs Park and Recreation Area is approximately 2 hours from the Sacramento and San Francisco Bay Area regions as well as Santa Rosa, Sonoma and Ukiah. The area is 5 miles from the City of Lakeport and 30 miles east from the city of Clearlake. The signed entrance can be reached from Highway 29 via Highland Springs Road to the Highland Springs/Old Toll Road split.

Recreational Activities

  • Park Area
  • Recreation Area
  • Non-Motorized Boating
  • Nature Study
  • Fishing
  • Birding
  • Swimming
  • Hiking
  • Picnicking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Barbecues
  • Horseback Riding
  • Disc Golfing
  • Hunting (requires Hunting Permit)
  • Group Use (may require Property Usage Permit)
  • Designated Hiking/Equestrian Trailhead (see caretaker for access)

Shooting Ranges

Pistol & Rifle Range

  • Membership Required


  • Konocti Rod and Gun Club: 707-262-5652
  • Bill Rees: 707-278-0415

Trap Shooting

  • Open to the public Wednesday and Sunday, 9 am to noon


  • Lake County Rod and Gun
  • Ken Peters: 707-972-8819

Future Development

The District is actively pursuing grants to improve existing and construct new multi-use non-motorized trails.


Lake County Water Resources
255 N Forbes Street
Lakeport, CA 95453
Water Resources Department Page

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