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HESPERIA LAKE CA Informative - NOT A PLACE,TO BRING YOUR FAMILY

Review by STEVKA0210 on 2003-06-06
HESPERIA, CALIFORNIA -- LAST WEEKEND WAS MY BIRTHDAY,I ALWAYS,GET TOGETHER
WITH FRIENDS,AND GO CAMPING,FISHING,I WAS TOLD HOW
NICE HESPERIA LAKE WAS,SO I DECIDED TO GO THEIR,
I PAID FOR OUR SITE 2-WEEKS IN ADVANCE,I CHOSE A
CORNOR SITE WITH A LARGE SHADE TREE,SET-UP THE TENTS,FRIENDS CAME,DID THE SAME,2-HOURS LATER,THE
PARK MANAGERS CAME,SAID I WAS IN THE WRONG SITE,
MY SITE,WAS LARGE,THEY SAID,I SET-UP.IN STE #37,IT
WAS NOT MARKED,THEY MADE ME TAKE EVERYTHING DOWN,
AND MOVE,WHAT A HASSEL,AT THE TIME THERE WAS ONLY
3-SITES LEFT,THEY GAVE ME #50,WE SET UP AGAIN,AND
THEY MADE ME TAKE IT DOWN AGAIN,THEIR SITES ARE NOT MARKED PROPERLY,I WAS THE SITE,NEXT TO IT,FINALLY,I THOUGHT,OK,THE FUN TO BEGIN,WRONG,THESE,MANAGERS-WEARING GREEN SHIRTS,DROVE AROUND,EVERY 30MINS.SHINING THEIR SPOT-LIGHTS IN OUR CAMP SITE,THEY TOLD ME NO RADIOS ON AFTER 8:30PM,ALL PETS TO BE PUT IN THE TENTS,AT 8:PM,I COULDN'T BELIEVE IT,MY DOG IS VERY WELL-MANORED,I QUESTIONED THIS,AND A SMALL FAT GUY
SENT OVER 2-BIG SECURTY GUYS,TO SEE WHAT MY MY PROBLEM WAS,THIS WAS FRIDAY NITE,MY BIRTHDAY!
SATURDAY MORNING,WE WENT FISHING,IT WAS 105DEG.
I TOOK MY DOG,LET HIM PLAY IN THE NASTY SMELLING
GREEN WATER,IT WAS SOO HOT,THE LITTLE FAT GUY CAME
RUNNING OVER TO ME TO TELL ME NO DOGS IN THE LAKE
I WAS IN THE WATER TOO,NO SWIMMING,FISHING COST
10.00,IN THE DAY,10.00,IN THE NIGHT,THEY TOLD ME
THEY STOCKED THAT FRIDAY,I DON'T THINK SO,I FISH A
LOT SO I KNOW,WHAT IM DOING,I FISHED FOR 3-DAYS,NOT EVEN A BITE,IF IT WASN'T FOR THE DEAD FISH
FLOATING ON TOP OF THE LAKE,I WOULDN'T HAVE KNOWN
THERE WAS ANY FISH HERE AT ALL!ANYWAY,THE CAMP-
GROUND WAS PACKED,NO ONE CAME TO CLEEN THE ONLY
RESTROOM,NOT ONCE,IT WAS AWFUL,DIRTY,THEIR POLICY
IS 0 TOLERANCY,ONE OF MY FRIENDS,HAD 3-FISHING POLES IN THE WATER,YOU ARE ONLY ALLOWED 2,ANOTHER
GREEN SHIRT CAME OVER TO HIM,TOLD HIM HE WAS IN VIOLATION,HE TOLD HIM HE WAS WATCHING IT FOR ANOTHER,FRIEND,BUT THIS GUY DIDN'T BELIEVE HIM,AND CALLED THE RANGER,THE RANGER-CALLED THE SHERIFF,I
FELT SORRY FOR MY FRIEND,THAT DROVE OVER 200-MILES
TO SEE ME,THE NEXT DAY,I WENT FISHING AGAIN,THIS
LITTLE FAT GUY,SAW MY GIRL-FRIEND WALKING,AND APPROACHED HER,ASKED HER,WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO NOW?WHERE ARE YOU GOING?YOU SURE LOOK NICE,MMMM,
I WILL NEVER COME BACK TO THIS PLACE AGAIN,I SPENT
IN EXCESS OF 350.00,IT FELT LIKE WE WERE IN A
PRISON CAMP!!!PUBIC BEWARE!!!HESPERIA LAKE CA.
IS NOT A PLACE TO HAVE FUN,IT WAS A NIGHT-MARE!!!
Comments:9 Replies - Latest reply on 2013-09-01
Posted by brittany1485 on 2004-02-28:
OH MY GOD!!! YOU HAD TO GO TO THE RIGHT CAMPSITE! AND FURTHERMORE, YOU HAD TO FOLLOW THE RULES OF THE CAMPGROUND!!! HOW AWFUL FOR YOU!!! (The guy should not have been hitting on your friend though.)
Posted by TheRealTruth on 2006-07-11:
Maybe you didn't read the initial message correctly! He said that the Lake personnel was aid two weeks in advance to have a space for his event. They did not have their sites posted properly this caused him and his party to have to move several times. The park did not compensate him for this inconveince and total lack of professionalism. Furthermore there are rules for the campers as well as protocol for the park. Does it sound like they did their part correctly? To speak as freely as you do about rules you should know not to use GOD'S name in vain..... The way you represent yourself speaks through your actions and your comments.
Posted by Bcarter274 on 2006-07-22:
Well I say every park makes misstakes and so do people of course everythng was going to appear worse than it really was because they made him angry and it was hot and some of these employees are not following park procedure they do what they want to do when no one is riding herd on them if they get angry they make life hard for you why dident he ask for a refund even if they wouldent have given it to at least he would have gone on record as asking and when you are angry your patients for fishing very limited
Posted by FISHTOPHER BAITOS on 2007-01-24:
SOUNDS LIKE HE HAD A LITTLE TO MUCH TO DRINK, A LITTLE TO EARLY AND THE RULES ARE EASY JUST FOLLOW THEM! IF THE WATER WAS SO NASTY, WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO COME THERE ANYWAY? BESIDES THIS IS A LAKE IS FOR FISHING NOT FOR YOU AND YOUR DOG TO BATHE IN. AFTER THE FIRST DAY OF NOT CATCHING NOTHING AND ALL THE PROBLEMS YOU HAD, WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO STAY TWO MORE DAYS? AS FOR FISHING, I THINK IT'S PRETTY GOOD. IT HAS ITS UPS AND DOWNS LIKE ANYWHERE DOES. THAT'S JUST THAT WAY FISHING IS AND AS FOR PEOPLE THAT DON'T FOLLOW THE RULES. THERE THE ONES THAT MAKE THE LAKE STAFF BE LIKE THAT.ITS EASY THE RULE'S ARE THE SAME FOR EVERYONE.IT'S THEIR LAKE WHAT THEY SAY GOES.I HAVE FISHED THERE A LOT I HAVE NEVER HAD A PROBLEM THERE AND I WILL KEEP FISHING THERE
Posted by alienvsopredator on 2012-05-10:
comment on an experience over the phone I had with a person who says he was a manager at Hesperia Laake, "Ed" who says he been their 11 years. I called to ask on twi-lite catfish fishing, I immediatelly was told "we don't have it" . I asked why?,civil enough. this conversation turned Threatening.confrontational QUICK! "Ed" Responded My ???. "we don't want to!"Well This guy Ed sounded Unprofessional at first, until I ???. what Happen to nite fishing again Ed contunued to be A jerk,"we don't want to have it!!"Before long,Ed was telling me don't come here. "where am I frm".I told him Az." well stay There!. He said theres plenty of lakes in Az.". I told him I can fish anywhere I want to. ed continued into ph.with "come see him when I get to the lake" He's OL' School. As inviting to escalate, a tangle with. I was amazed! on what kind of Stuff mite occur at Hesp.Lake.I'm convenced, Ed has had Many "meets with Customers. I'm saddened to see who ever "Hired" Ed does not Care what Bad Taste He gives Hesperia Lake This is to the Intitty who Employs Ed:< " WOW!! " Police must know ED, pretty Good
Posted by Camper on 2012-05-27:
I came here for years and on day I come to bring the family camping and fishing which I packed up after some hours because of bad customer service and being treated like a prisoner. The camp ground is now isolated and cops coming around like corectional officers and have to travel around places just to get to the other side which is only foots away. Gates all over and one door to get out or into the lake. Its all bad now. I'll not be returning to this lake unless they pay me due to all the inconvienience and lockdowns.
Posted by friend of workers on 2012-08-25:
I just wanted to throw my two cents in here. My bf works at hesperia lakes. It's not easy. There is constantly people going there, getting drunk, getting confrontational. Workers treat everyone "like prisoners" for their own safety. That's just what happens with all the ghetto people visiting a park in Hesperia.

Most people who go there try to break the rules, so if you're breaking the rules (even if you don't "realize" it), they tell you to knock it off. They're being watched and will get fired otherwise.

The rule is if you're not within 10 feet of your fishing pole, it's out of the water. Simple. It's your job as the visitor to learn the rules and follow them
Posted by jo on 2013-06-08:
I was on holiday and I went to camp there with some other guys I know and Yeah that place is a total shithole it stinks the water is green the staff is a bunch of asshats and the manager is a total wanker to top it all off I don't even think there are fish in that rancid pond they call a lake
Posted by Pudding tang is my name or it could be Charlie B on 2013-09-01:
My experience is I never Vern there but I been to cucumunga Guasti park go there u will like it I go to bishop ca all kinds of fun there an u can let ur dog go in all the water there rivers abd all lakes 395 all the way out ! beautiful country

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