Informational guide to El Capitan Reservoir Boat Rentals and watercraft services for water sport adventures offered by our company. This reservoir in located in California about 32 miles northeast of the city of San Diego and two miles north of the town of Alpine. The reservoir is formed by El Capitan Dam on the San Diego River and has a medium size area for boaters. We offer rentals of all types including boats, jet ski, waverunners, and seadoo’s. The dam is owned by the city and its primary purpose is to supply drinking water.
There is limited water recreation available at the reservoir so boating and water skiing are available from May through October only. Personal water craft (PWC) are limited to a designated zone, except when towing someone. Enjoy a professional instructor to learn or get better at any water sport which is pulled behind a watercraft. The long and narrow north arm of the lake is only open to watercraft on Sundays. You can enjoy fishing year round and there is no camping at the lake; day use only.