Watson Lake was formed in 1914, when the Chino Valley Irrigation District built the Granite Creek Dam. The trail from our campground leads directly to Watson Lake Park, providing access to all of the parks amazing amenities.
From Point of Rocks
Only 5-10 minutes hike to Watson Lake Park. 10-15 minute to the water’s edge
Summer Hours: (Memorial day-Labor day) 6:00 AM – 10:00 PM Winter Hours: 7:00 AM – Sunset
Turn left out of Point of Rocks campground. Go 0.2 mile. Enter Watson Lake Park at the traffic circle (the park is on your left).
Hiking and Biking Trails
Northshore Trail covers a rocky, moderately steep terrain.
Over the Hill Trail
Over the Hill Trail covers rocky and slightly more moderate terrain.
This Trail is a flat “railroad grade” trail that is great for riding your bike or an easy hike.
Kayaking & Boating
No swimming or wading allowed
Two boat Launches
Fish Cleaning Stations
Fishing Updates: Trout were stocked the week February 1st. People were catching trout off the boat dock on Sunday which is the only report I have heard of successful trips for the last several weeks. The warm temps have stimulated the fish and the fisherman to get out and try their luck. In addition to all of these fish being stocked, look for large holdover trout from previous stockings. Bring night crawlers if your other baits are not working.
Sunfish, Carp and Bullheads: Unlimited
Grassy field & Picnic tables
- This is a great area for throwing a football, kicking a soccer ball, playing frisbee, or flying a kite, or just running around.
- There are picnic tables next to the grassy area and also distributed throughout Watson Lake Park available for your use.
- Restrooms (with running water & flush toilets)
- Barbecue grills
- Horseshoe pits
For young children, there is a nice playground area that they will enjoy. Including a play fire engine dedicated to the Granite Mountain Hotshots
Don’t forget to bring your furry companions along because pets are allowed on the park’s 380 acres. Disc Golf and Bocce rentals available in the office. Have fun!
18-Hole Disc Golf Course
The course is free and designed to be accessible and fun for anyone.
It is a 18-hole, par 54 basket course. 2nd 9-holes reuse same baskets via different tee boxes giving it a totally different feel.
Views of the lake, boulders and the surrounding hills laid out over a gradually sloping hills and scrub terrain.
Upon entering the park make the first right turn to the parking area near the water and look for the sign near 3 Ramada’s.
Free checkout of Disc Golf Sets available at Point of Rocks Campground office for our Guests. We also have score sheets and guidelines on how to play.