Enlarged Lake Hemet Splashing Eagle Water Park opens for summer season

Enlarged Lake Hemet Splashing Eagle Water Park opens for summer season

The summer vacation and recreation season began at Lake Hemet Memorial Day weekend with an estimated 2,000 campers occupying more than 300 improved campsites including 10 new six-person cabins. The campers also enjoyed the official opening of the expanded Splashing Eagle Water Park. “We are completely booked for the weekend,” said Jeffery Richter, Lake Hemet […]

Federal and State biologists report 14 bald eagles visiting southern California lakes

SAN BERNARDINO –The third bald eagle count of the winter was conducted by local Federal and State biologists and volunteers around several lakes in the southern California. Several dozen bald eagles typically spend their winter vacations around southern California’s lakes, adding to a few year-round resident nesting bald eagles in the area. The San Bernardino […]

Two new eagles counted at Lake Hemet

Two new eagles counted at Lake Hemet

Valentines may be on the wings of eagles at Lake Hemet where a group of observers were able to catch a glimpse of two new bald eagles who have made their home high in the pines alongside of the lake in the past year. These majestic birds, the symbol or our nation, sat side-by-side Saturday […]

Perris Lake, Lake Hemet bald eagles counted

SAN BERNARDINO – U.S. Forest Service and State biologists with volunteers at Lake Perris and Lake Hemet reported seeing four bald eagles during a one hour Bald Eagle Count Saturday, Jan. 9. The biologists and 64 volunteers from neighboring communities set up binoculars, telescopes and cameras at the lake sites to observe the protected birds, […]

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

Crews battle blaze near Lake Hemet

MOUNTAIN CENTER – A fire broke out this afternoon near Lake Hemet, scorching about an acre before crews were able to deploy to the area and call in air support. The “Toro Peak” fire was reported at 1:22 p.m. southeast of Lake Hemet, just off state Route 74 in the San Bernardino National Forest, according to the Riverside County […]