Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area

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Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
Location Alameda County, California, USA
Nearest city Livermore, California
Coordinates 37°46′45″N 121°36′36″W / 37.77917°N 121.61000°W / 37.77917; -121.61000Coordinates: 37°46′45″N 121°36′36″W / 37.77917°N 121.61000°W / 37.77917; -121.61000
Area 609 acres (246 ha)
Established 1974
Governing body California Department of Parks and Recreation

Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a state park unit of California, USA, adjoining the Bethany Reservoir. It is located in Alameda County, near Livermore.

Situated in the northernmost part of the San Joaquin Valley, Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area is a popular place for water-oriented recreation, especially fishing and windsurfing.[1] The reservoir stores water for a pumping plant on the California Aqueduct.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Bethany Reservoir SRA". California State Parks. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 
  2. ^ "Bethany Reservoir". California Department of Water Resources. Retrieved 2011-10-01. 

External links

  • Bethany Reservoir State Recreation Area
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