Is it safe to swim in Canyon Lake?
Swimming and water activities are at your own risk. Please note the following areas are restricted for swimming: No swimming allowed in tunnels. Swimming, snorkeling, skin diving and use of small flotation devices should not go beyond 50 feet from the shore and are prohibited on the Main Lake Ski Area.
Is Canyon Lake freshwater?
Construction started in 1927 to build a dam across the river to store water. It was finished in 1929. Railroad Canyon Reservoir, when built, was one of the largest freshwater lakes for fishing, hunting, and camping in Southern California.
Is Lake Elsinore safe to swim in 2021?
Lake Elsinore is open for the 2021 season, welcoming visitors for a variety of activities, including boating fishing, swimming and water skiing.
Does Canyon Lake have blue-green algae?
About Blue-Green Algae Blooms
As with any lake, ocean, or river, Canyon Lake’s aquatic ecosystem cannot be compared to a swimming a pool that is treated with chemicals to ensure water quality.
Is there alligators in Canyon Lake?
It is not impossible for alligators to live in Canyon Lake. Before Canyon Dam was built, the Guadalupe River ran murky and warmer than it does today. Stories exist of alligators living in the warmer waters of the river, but no one has seen them in years now that the river runs colder and clearer.