Lake Hemet is currently owned and operated by the Lake Hemet Municipal Water District, located 25 miles east of Hemet at an elevation of 4,340 feet, with water storage capacity of 14,400 acre feet.

In 1891, work began on the dam, which was completed in 1895. It stood 122.5 feet in height.

Access to the lake is open to the public for a fee, either as a day use pass or for camping.

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Lake Hemet

Lake Hemet

Lake HemetGarner Ranch in distance on left

Lake Hemet


"The Man From Hell's Edges" (World Wide 1932) Directed by: Robert N. Bradbury. Cast: Bob Steele, George Hayes.

"Heart of the Rockies" (Republic 1937) Directed by: Joseph Kane. Cast: Bob Livingston, Ray Corrigan, Max Terhune, Lynn Roberts, Sammy McKim, J.P. McGowan, Yakima Canutt, Hal Taliaferro, Maston Williams, Guy Wilkerson, Ranny Weeks.

"Gold Mine In the Sky" (Republic 1938) Directed by: Joseph Kane. Cast: Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, Carol Hughes, Craig Reynolds, Cupid Ainsworth, LeRoy Mason, Frankie Marvin, Robert Homans, Eddie Cherkose, Ben Corbett, Milburn Morante, Jim Corey, George Guhl, Jack Kirk.

"Jeepers Creepers" (Republic 1939) Directed by: Frank McDonald. Cast: Leon Weaver, Johnny Arthur, Frank Weaver, June Weaver, Roy Rogers.