Visitor guide to Turlock Lake boat rentals and watercraft services at this state recreation area located 25 miles east of Modesto, California in Stanislaus County, California. It is a is a popular San Joaquin Valley foothills Recreation Area park for: swimming, boating, water skiing, wakeboarding, tubing, paddle boarding, picnicking, and swimming.
Turlock Lake State Recreation Area is an ideal place for day- or week-long outdoor adventure outings for all group sizes. Open all year and featuring camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking, biking and day-use with boat launch ramps are offered at the lake. Overnight visitors are welcome at the 66 site campground located on the shady south bank of the Tuolumne River about 1 mile from the lake.