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Don't be complacent with West Nile Virus

With a renewed threat from the mosquito-spread West Nile Virus, there are new warnings across the state to be wary whenever people are outdoors.

Fortunately, Los Vaqueros doesn’t have a major mosquito problem.

There are a lot of natural predators to mosquitos out here — bats, frogs and birds — so we’re able to maintain a good ecological balance..

That doesn’t mean hikers and anglers can be complacent. West Nile Disease can cause severe illness and even kill.

It’s recommended that wherever you hike or go outdoors this summer — including LV — that you wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants and apply mosquito repellent with DEET.

For more information on the West Nile Virus, click here.

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Hiking, fishing, running and outdoor programs at Los Vaqueros all year

Unless there are restrictions due to golden eagle nesting, or fires (look at the bars above), more than 53 miles of trails are open to hikers.

 

 

Take a look at our LV Trail Guides for suggestions on scenic hikes ranging from two to 8.6 miles in the watershed.

 

The John Muir Interpretive Center is open every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are a number of exhibits at the center, and there are frequent programs.

 

There is shoreline fishing, and fishing available by rental boat. You can fish on both sides of the watershed, though there remain some restrictions on the use of the fishing pier on the north side near Brentwood.


The Tarantula Run, the largest run at the watershed, is usually held on the third Saturday of October every year.

Want to know the current weather? Check our "Conditions" page.

For more information, call the Marina at (925) 371-2628 or e-mail us.

You can also signup for an e-mail newsletter about LV activities.

 
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