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LAKE PLEASANT - Memorial Day Updates


SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2023:

Lake Pleasant Regional Park has reached capacity and has entered into a temporary closure on the WEST side of the lake. The temporary closure is in place until 4 pm on Sunday, May 28, 2023. During this time, the lake will not allow new entries or reentries into the park.

BOATERS: Please visit Pleasant Harbor Marina to launch your watercraft.

Updated: 11:30 am on Sunday, May 28, 2023

We are quickly approaching temporary closure status. We anticipate the park will close between 11:30 am and noon.

BOATERS: You can still access the water via Pleasant Harbor Marina. We currently have a LIMITED number of parking spaces at the 10-lane boat ramp and will activate the closure once they have been filled.
Updated at 10:56 am.

We are nearing capacity at Lake Pleasant Regional Park. Due to higher-than-usual water levels, the park has limited shoreline and parking spaces available this weekend.

Day-use park visitors are currently occupying 90% of the available spots, and we are anticipating a temporary park closure today.

Once the temporary closure has been implemented, no new entries or reentries will be permitted at the main and northern entrances until after 4 pm.   

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Date: Sunday, May 28, 2023
Time: 10:19 am

Lake Pleasant's high water elevation leaves almost NO SHORELINE to park or recreate on, limiting how many visitors can safely visit the park without damaging the land or visitor experience. Here's what to expect:

  • POSSIBLE PARK CLOSURES: For park visitor safety and natural resource protection, the park may likely close on either Saturday, Sunday, or Monday for up to six hours.
    • When the park closes, it will not reopen until 4 pm.
    • If you leave the park and it is closed, you will not be allowed back in.
  • BOAT PARKING: Water has covered the lower parking lot at the concrete spillway. The lake only has spaces available at the 10-Lane (main and east parking lot) and the 4-lane (space limited). Please use Pleasant Harbor Marina (87th Ave., east of Lake Pleasant) as an alternate entrance.
  • CAMPSITES: No camping spaces are available. They are all reserved, and there are no vacancies.

  • SHORELINE CAMPING: We do not offer shoreline camping.

  • CAMPFIRES: The park is under a fire ban. No campfires, fire pits, and charcoal grills allowed.

  • PARK HOURS: The park hours are 5 am to 9 pm.

  • PARK UPDATES: This page will be updated throughout the holiday weekend to provide information on the status of the park. Plan accordingly and check this page regularly for current information and/or closure notices. Please do not call the park or send messages via social media to see if it is open or closed.  



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