Contra Loma Regional Park is a regional park in Contra Costa County, California, covering 780 acres (320 ha). It is part of the Regional Parks system in the East Bay. It is located in the city of Antioch and includes a reservoir of 80 acres (32 ha).
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is updating its Contra Loma Regional Park and neighboring Antioch Community Park long-term plan. The previous plan was drafted in 1975, before an East Contra Costa County population boom hit.
The reservoir, owned by the Contra Costa Water District (CCWD), is available for year-round fishing, as well as a lifeguarded swimming lagoon. Fishing is permitted but those who want to fish must buy a Daily Fishing Access Permit. There is an access fee, as well. Catfish, black and striped bass, bluegill, salmon, and red-eared sunfish are all in the reservoir.
Biking is allowed. Alcoholic beverages are banned everywhere within the park.
The swimming lagoon at the lake has a sandy beach with toilets and a concession stand. Shady picnic areas on a green lawn are accessible to handicapped persons. Alcohol is not allowed in anywhere in the park. Swimming is only allowed in the lagoon, when lifeguards are in duty during the summer. There is a fee for the entrance to the water. Visit the Swim Facilities page for fee information and Lifeguard schedule. Swim classes, with the Jr. In the summertime, the guard program is held on the lagoon. Or information, see the Park District program registration page for Aquatic Programmes. Visitors to Contra Loma can have their own boats launched. For details on boat launches and a fee schedule, see our Boating and Sailing page. People who use float tubes must have life-jackets with them.