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Contra Loma Regional Park is a 780-acre (320 ha) regional park in Contra Costa County, California. It is part of the East Bay Regional Parks system. It is located in the city of Antioch and includes an 80-acre (32 ha) reservoir.[1]

Contra Loma Regional Park
Nearest cityAntioch, California
Area780 acres (320 ha)
Operated byEast Bay Regional Parks District
Courtesy of Masrur Odinaev December 13, 2010.

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is updating its long-term plan for the Contra Loma Regional Park and the adjacent Antioch Community Park. The previous plan was written in 1975, before a population boom hit East Contra Costa County.[2]

The reservoir, which is owned by the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD), is available for year-round fishing and a lifeguarded swim lagoon for summertime swimming.[3] Fishing is allowed, but those who wish to fish must purchase a Daily Fishing Access Permit. There is also an access fee. The reservoir contains catfish, black and striped bass, bluegill, trout, and red-eared sunfish.

Biking is allowed. Alcoholic drinks are prohibited everywhere in the park.

External linksEdit

Contra Loma Reservoir and Recreation Area. Draft Resource Management Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Statement. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation. May 2014. Retrieved September 18, 2014.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contra Loma Regional Park official web page". 2008-12-31.
  2. ^ "Plan looks at future of Antioch's Contra Loma Regional Park." Burgarino, Paul. Contra Costa Times. May 16, 2014. Retrieved September 17, 2014.
  3. ^ "Contra Loma Regional Park". www.ebparks.org. Retrieved 2016-05-25.