Millerton Lake State Recreation Area
Explore Millerton Lake State Recreation Area!
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area is found in the geographical center of California, where the San Joaquin River flows out of the Sierra Nevada foothills and into the great Central Valley. The building of the Friant dam, as part of the Central Valley Project, forever transformed the landscape flooding the canyons above and altering the river below. Explore the effects humans have had on our environment through our place-based programs. Discover why some plants and animals continue to thrive here, while others have met a different fate. Take your water cycle unit to the next level discussing real world challenges such as water storage and rainfall distribution.
Keep reading to discover our On-Demand programs and K-12 educational resources from Millerton Lake State Recreation Area!
Bird Adaptation Library
Bald Eagle 3-D Scan
Take a closer look at the build and features of a Bald Eagle. Have students identify possible adaptations from this digital scan video.