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
LocationAlameda County, California, USA
Nearest cityLivermore, California
Coordinates37°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
Area609 acres (246 ha)
Established1974
Governing bodyCalifornia 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]

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

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