There is a non-resident parking fee at Lake Poway weekends and holidays only. Poway residents are free with valid proof of residency and may obtain a resident sticker at the Lake Poway entry station or office.
The parking fee is collected from 6 a.m. to 30 minutes before sunset. Those in possession of a valid fishing permit are not required to pay. Active military personnel, with ID, are free. The overflow lot located at the bottom of Lake Poway Road is temporarily closed.