Big Lagoon County Park

Big Lagoon, California

Big Lagoon is an especially family-friendly water playground, with a sandy shoreline that separates the Big Lagoon from the ocean.  Big Lagoon is popular with swimmers, and is also a favorite for small sailboats and kayaks, year-round. Big Lagoon has a boat ramp.  No worries if you forgot to bring the boat-you can rent a kayak at Big Lagoon from Kayak Zak’s, Memorial through Labor Day Weekend. Every rental comes with a mini-lesson!  The campground has bathrooms and water with spaces for small trailers & campers.

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Humboldt Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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CURRENT WEATHER
5°C
Mostly clear
MONITORING FREQUENCY

Big Lagoon County Park is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Beach water is tested weekly from April to October by the Humboldt County Environmental Monitoring Division. Results are posted online, and Humboldt Baykeeper updates the beach status information in Swim Guide as it is made available.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational waters. Single sample maximum levels are 235 E. coli/100 ml; 61 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform concentration based on a minimum of not less than five samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 50/100 ml, nor shall more than ten percent of total samples during any 30-day period exceed 400/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Big Lagoon County Park

Big Lagoon, California

WATER QUALITY
  • No data available
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Humboldt Baykeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   
CURRENT WEATHER
5°C
Mostly clear

Big Lagoon is an especially family-friendly water playground, with a sandy shoreline that separates the Big Lagoon from the ocean.  Big Lagoon is popular with swimmers, and is also a favorite for small sailboats and kayaks, year-round. Big Lagoon has a boat ramp.  No worries if you forgot to bring the boat-you can rent a kayak at Big Lagoon from Kayak Zak’s, Memorial through Labor Day Weekend. Every rental comes with a mini-lesson!  The campground has bathrooms and water with spaces for small trailers & campers.

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Big Lagoon County Park is not sampled

SOURCE INFORMATION

Beach water is tested weekly from April to October by the Humboldt County Environmental Monitoring Division. Results are posted online, and Humboldt Baykeeper updates the beach status information in Swim Guide as it is made available.

In California, maximum levels for bacteria are established for recreational waters. Single sample maximum levels are 235 E. coli/100 ml; 61 Enterococcus /100 ml; and 400 fecal coliform/100 ml; and 10,000 total coliform /100 ml. In waters designated for contact recreation, the median fecal coliform concentration based on a minimum of not less than five samples for any 30-day period shall not exceed 50/100 ml, nor shall more than ten percent of total samples during any 30-day period exceed 400/100 ml. Monitoring frequency varies across jurisdictions.

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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