Puddingstone Reservoir Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information
Area Map #33 Miles of Shoreline: 5 Lake Surface Acres: 253 Elevation: 940’ Address: 120 Via Verde Avenue San Dimas, CA 91773 Ph: 909 599-8411
Paddle Notes: Over the years, Puddingstone Reservoir has seen its up and downs but it looks like its on the upswing again lately. There's tables for the weekend picnickers, trails all around for hiking and the grounds are well kept and clean for the most part.
It is a great location to paddle and have a picnic. Puddingstone Reservoir draws an abundance of park visitors on hot summer weekends. Personal water crafts are only allowed in the speed zone. The speed zone designates fast boating activities and operates from 10:00 a.m. until one-half hour before sunset. At all other times the speed zone has a maximum speed limit of 12 m.p.h. All vessels shall operate in a counter clockwise direction. They ticket violators.
Kayak Fishing: The reservoir is stocked with trout in the winter and catfish in the summer. There are also largemouth bass, bluegill and carp taken here. Night fishing is permitted from the shoreline during the summertime. Although Puddingstone Reservoir is very well known for the quality catfish produced year-round, trout, bass, and crappie are also abundant.
Wind & Weather Conditions: The water level fluctuates, affecting the shoreline access and creating unmarked submerged water hazards.
The summer daytime high air temperature averages in the mid 80s and in the high 60s and low 70s during the spring and fall. August is the hottest month of the year, with an average maximum temperature of 89 degrees. The coldest month of the year is December with an average minimum temperature of 60 degrees. The annual average rainfall is 19 Inches. The wettest month of the year is February with an average rainfall of 4 Inches.
Terrain: Puddingstone Reservoir is located in Los Angeles County near the city of San Dimas. The park has plenty of shade and picnic tables. There are three piers. When you enter from the East shore, you'll hit the middle pier which is farthest away from the boating area noise. The pier to the right is half closed off (due to deterioration) and closest to the boating area.