Millerton Lake State Recreation Area In-Person Field Trip

Explore Millerton Lake State Recreation Area!

Millerton Lake State Recreation Area is found in the geographical center of California, where the San Joaquin River flows out of the Sierra Nevada foothills and into the great Central Valley. The building of the Friant dam, as part of the Central Valley Project, forever transformed the landscape flooding the canyons above and altering the river below. Join us as we explore concepts such as; animal adaptations, earth processes and more!

The hills surrounding the lake provide beautiful hiking trails and is home to many charming animals such as ground squirrels, cottontails, mule deer, badgers and bald and the famous golden eagles. During winter seasons, students may take a special boat tours out onto the lake to view the nesting sites.










Apply for a FREE, In-Person field trip to Millerton Lake!

Millerton Lake is excited to offer blended-access programs through PassPORTS, which offers Title I public schools with a field trip reimbursement grant to visit Millerton Lake in-person!

Fill out the PassPORTS 23-24 interest form to find out if you qualify to receive up to $1000 in reimbursements for your field trip costs! If approved, the K-12 Access Coordinator will reach out to schedule your virtual and in-person programs.

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