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Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area

15501 Arrow Hwy, Irwindale, CA 91706-2002
+1 626-334-1065
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$10 Parking

I jog and bike ride at night after 6 and park on the street for free. Otherwise parking is free... read more

Reviewed September 7, 2017
Baldwin Park, California
90th birthday celebration

This was a nice shady park. Lots of grown trees. Open space and enough room for lots of people... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
Catherine H
via mobile
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15501 Arrow Hwy, Irwindale, CA 91706-2002
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I jog and bike ride at night after 6 and park on the street for free. Otherwise parking is free. This place is great for a anytime run, jog or bike ride along the trails. Below there is a park and a lake that's open...More

Thank A8018LAjamesc
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

This was a nice shady park. Lots of grown trees. Open space and enough room for lots of people. Very clean and well kept.

Thank Catherine H
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Santa Fe Dam host a popular event every last Friday of the month. Night fishing, camping, bum fires and family fun. All nice and good. 16 years and younger enter free. $10 adults. You need to have a fishing license as well. Why the warning?...More

2  Thank lxjuarez
Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

A total rip off! $10 to park....no big deal, kinda expected that. Super crowed (can't see why). Entry into the faire near $30 each and aside from a few child type backyard games, everything costs additional money. Basically you pay to walk around in the...More

Thank Cherie H
Reviewed April 30, 2017 via mobile

Always a good day at the faire. Prices getting high though. $10 to park, $29 per person to get in, $10-15 a drink, and food is outrageous for portions. Great entertainment, but they need to get hotel package back for those of us who come...More

Thank cherispear
Reviewed April 12, 2017

This is a nice place to just chill-out with friends and family or even by yourself. Beware of the geese because sometimes geese can be aggressive though I haven't been hassled by them at Santa Fe Dam Rec Area...not yet that is. I found this...More

Thank Vin S
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Nice local wide life. Good tree selection for shade or photos. Fun place for a BBQ. I would recommend bringing bread to feed the ducks, or a kite toys to keep busy with. Swimming is always an option.

1  Thank Hanna J
Reviewed December 8, 2016

So much to do!, Great for picnics, then the bike trails, fishing and even hiking areas. There is a small water park type area for the kids too!

Thank TrojanmanB
Reviewed December 8, 2016

Love to come here to relax. Fun for everyone with 2 and 4 legs. Rennaisance Faire once a year too. Paddleboats. Great photo ops.

Thank Laura_Michele66
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

Always a great place for a morning outing. Managed to land 3 Catfish and just enjoyed the outside adventure. Will be back next year for another round 😃

Thank David D
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Catherine H
August 17, 2017|
Response from Hanna J | Reviewed this property |
If there is an attendant there, I would ask when you drive up. Usually there is an attendant at the little gate house who sells the car passes for $10. I'm sure they will say something like " the date is on the pass, so its... More
Jimmy C
July 1, 2017|
Response from Vin S | Reviewed this property |
I hope this helps: Park Hours: Summer/Fall: 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (November 1st – April 30th) Winter/Spring: 6:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (May 1st – October 31st) (Closed Christmas Day) Swim Beach and Water Play Area... More
August 14, 2016|
Response from Cynthia K | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I don't know about the swimming facilities. You may want to ask Sta. Fe Dam Recreation staff directly. Thank you.