Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Passport: Your weekly travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration

The Central Valley Sights

Millerton Lake State Recreation Area

  • 5290 Millerton Rd. Map It
  • Friant
  • Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

Updated 05/08/2015

Fodor's Review

This lake at the top of Friant Dam is a great place for boating, fishing, camping, and summertime swimming. The lake and its surrounding hills are wintering grounds for bald eagles, and boat tours are available to view the birds between December and February.

Sight Information


5290 Millerton Rd., 20 miles northeast of Fresno via Hwy. 41 and Hwy. 145, Friant, California, 95326, United States

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $10 per car
  • Oct.–Feb., daily 6–6; Apr.–Sept., daily 6 am–10 pm

Updated 05/08/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in The Central Valley

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?




Don't Miss



No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE e-mail communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

How we use your email

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.