On Highway 152, 7 miles West of I-5, or 33 miles East of Highway 101 from Gilroy.
Address for Park Headquarters: 31426 Gonzaga Road, Gustine, CA 95322.
San Luis Reservoir was constructed as a storage reservoir for the federal Central Valley Project and the California State Water Project.
The Romero Overlook Visitors Center commands a dramatic panorama of the 385-foot-tall rock and earthfill dam that stores 652 billion gallons of water in San Luis Reservoir.
Watch a multi-slide presentation bring to life the facilitys 1962 groundbreaking ceremony presided over by President John F. Kennedy and Governor Edmund G. Brown, Sr., or you can request to watch a video from a selection of water topics.
Exhibits explain how this joint state-federal complex of facilities serves both the State Water Project and the federal Central Valley Project.
Friendly DWR guides can give you an informal tour of the center and answer questions about the recreational activities available and the regions history.
>City(s) = Gustine; State(s) = CA; Country = USA.
>Title = Romero Overlook Visitors Center(San Luis Reservoir), Gustine, CA, USA - Video.
>Keywords = Romero Overlook Visitors Center, San Luis Reservoir, Gustine, CA, USA, Gonzaga Road, Central Valley Project, California State Water Project (477)
>Catg = Park [National/State/Regional /Local/Recreation Area]