The official Diamond Valley Lake web site

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Beginning May 1, the Diamond Valley Lake Marina & Lakeview Trail will be open. Please note that social distancing measures will be in place.

*The wildflower trail will remain closed due to COVID-19 until further notice.

See Metropolitan’s Response to COVID-19.

The Wildflower trail – part of the Southwestern Riverside County Multi-Species Reserve protected area – is accessible from the DVL Marina. Entry fees are $10/car for parking and $3/person for trail access. Read the press release.

For more information about visiting the trail, click here. For more information about the wildflowers often found there, click here. For more information about the walking and hiking trails at Diamond Valley Lake, click here.

Visitors are asked to stay on designated trails to avoid encountering rattlesnakes and harming native species and habitats in the protected area.

community pic Stop The Spread of Invasive Mussels
Harmful quagga mussels have been discovered along the Colorado River at Lake Havasu, Lake Mead and Lake Mohave.  Click here to learn more about how you can help prevent the spread of these and other harmful aquatic plants and animals.  Click here for additional information and updates. Learn more about quagga and zebra mussels at the California Department of Fish and Game


Visitor Center
2325 Searl Parkway, Hemet, Ca., 92543

**Until further notice, the Visitor Center will remain closed. Check back for updates**

Open to the Public Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 am to 4pm (closed Monday through Friday). No charge for admission.

The DVL Visitor Center and Clayton A. Record Jr. Viewpoint is closed on these holidays: Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.

Learn about water and the building of Diamond Valley Lake through hands-on exhibits, a map of California’s aqueduct systems, a small sample of ice age fossils, a solar panel exhibit and more.


wester science center

Western Science Center
Click here for information.
Diamond Valley Aquatic Center
The Aquatic Center is open daily and houses a play gym and water slide for all your water fun. Click here for more information.

Call (951) 929-0047 for location, pool times and fee information.
Boat Registrations Shoreline Information
Boat Registrations
Boat registrations are performed at DVL and Lake Skinner daily. More

Boat Requirements
Find out about the kinds of boats that can be launched at DV Lake.

General Boating and Fishing Information

Shoreline Information
Metropolitan offers 2 1/2 miles of shoreline fishing. Terrain: Rugged.

DVL Trails
Click here for map.

Click here to view the wildflowers of DVL.

North Hills Trail Map
Click here

The official Diamond Valley Lake web site

Boat Rental Fees

Current weather conditions

Recreation Rules and Regulations

Diamond Valley Lake
Boating Guide

Boat Registration

Boat Requirements