Parks - Canyon Lake California

​Canyon Lake Parks

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​Sierra Park

One of the unique features of Canyon Lake are the many parks spread throughout the community, many along side the lake itself.  Some of the parks feature playground equipment, horseshoe pits, Frisbee golf, and sport courts.  Many parks have picnic tables and BBQ pits and other amenities for parties and groups.  There are 4 parks where residents can take their dogs on a leash: East Port Park, Emerald Park, Harrelson Park, & Lions Park.  Wherever you live in Canyon Lake, there is likely a park close by for your enjoyment.

Holiday Harbor is one of Canyon Lake's most beloved parks.  With playground equipment, swimming beach, volleyball net, tables, BBQ pits and more, this park is a popular place year round.  There is also a day dock where you can park the boat for a few hours while you play a rousing game of Volleyball.  The upper part of Holiday Park can be rented out for special occasions like birthdays, baby showers and other events and there are kitchen facilities on site for food prep and storage.  Holiday Harbor is also a popular location for many community events like the Easter Egg Hunt and it is also one of the best vantage to points for the 4th Of July Fireworks and the Christmas Boat Parade.

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Holiday Harbor Playground

Sierra Park is located off of Vacation Dr. near Sierra Trail and Green Pine Dr. in the northern part of the community.  Set in Big Bass Cove (known to be a great fishing spot), this park features a nice beach area and day dock.  Sierra park has a four hole Frisbee golf course, playground equipment, and permanent restroom facilities.  A popular spot for birthday parties and other big events, this park gets quite a bit of use from residents.

Diamond Point is a smaller park with a great view of the East Bay Main Channel.  Located off Blue Teal, this park is the perfect place for a picnic or to just sit and watch the clouds roll by under a shade tree.  Easily accessible with ample parking and a day dock, Diamond Point is a peaceful spot to relax.

Steelhead Park is a waterfront park located off Steelhead Dr. in the eastern end of Canyon Lake with playground equipment, volleyball court, and open grassy play area.  This is a quiet neighborhood park overlooking Snug Cove and provides another great escape at the end of the day or on weekends.

Rob Caveney Park is located on Early Round Dr. next to the 16th hole of the golf course and features playground equipment and picnic table for neighborhood residents.  It's a great place to sit and watch golfers chase that little white ball.

Outrigger Park is a medium sized park in the eastern end of Canyon Lake with sidewalks for bikes and trikes or just an easy walk.  The park is beautifully landscaped and offers playground equipment, picnic tables, and benches for use by local residents.  Outrigger Park is located on Outrigger Drive near Fisherman Court.

Evans Park West features a walking / jogging path with exercise stops that winds through 1.8 acres of mature trees and landscape.  This unique park is located on Canyon Lake Drive near Sloop Drive and features benches and water fountains.

​Dog Friendly Parks

East Port Park is the Eastern most point in the community and the location of the East Bay Boat Launch Ramp.  There are two lighted basketball courts and weekend pickup games are common.  Restroom facilities are available and there is also covered storage for motorcyclists who keep their bikes at the East Gate entrance.  East Port Park allows dogs on leash in the general area and there is a dedicated dog park with fenced in play areas where dogs can socialize off the leash.

Lions Park is one of the oldest amenities in Canyon Lake built in 1976 in memory of local Lion Chester Wilson.  Outfitted with a day dock, picnic table, and BBQ's, this park located on Yellow Feather Drive is another great spot to take the kids or hang out with the neighbors.  Lions park is a dog friendly park.

Harrelson Memorial Park is set against the peaceful tranquility of Catfish Cove on Longhorn Drive.  Dedicated to the memory of Roy Lee Harrelson, this park features a small pavilion with seating and tables, and a day dock.  Harrelson Park is also one of the parks in Canyon Lake that allow owners to walk their dogs on leash.  This main lake park is close to the campground and is a great little getaway for residents on the southwest side of the lake.

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Harrelson Park

Emerald Park is a smaller park located on Gray Fox Drive at the end of Emerald Cove and makes a great place to walk the pup or just take in the sights on the East Bay (especially on a holiday weekend).  There is a picnic table and playground equipment if you want to make a few hours of it.  Emerald Park is a dog friendly park.

Please note that dog friendly parks require you to keep your pet on a leash with the exception of the dedicated dog park at the East Port park.