LOS ANGELES (May 24, 2017) – The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) announced today that Klondike Lake, located near the town of Big Pine, CA, will be open to the public for boating seven days a week beginning May 26, 2017 through Labor Day, September 4, 2017. Access to Klondike will be allowed daily for a one-hour period between 9 and 10 a.m.
All watercraft must be inspected for invasive mussels before being launched into the lake and boat inspections will be done at the lake entrance gate only. Klondike users must pre-purchase a daily use inspection receipt or a new “season pass” at the LADWP Administrative Office in Bishop, located at 300 Mandich Street, Bishop, CA 93514.
Klondike Lake gate inspectors will not handle any sales or cash at the gate. Klondike Lake inspection receipts must be purchased during normal work-week hours from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The charge for a single day use boat inspection will be $10.
One-Day Use Inspection Fee: $10
Season Pass: $100 for first boat; $50 for additional boats
Payment Location: LADWP Bishop Administrative Office, 300 Mandich Street, Bishop, CA 93514
Boat Inspection Location: Klondike Lake Entrance Gate
Open: Monday-Sunday 9 – 10 a.m.