Lake Dolores Waterpark, Abandoned Theme Park, USA Waterpark Lake Dolores Waterpark is a defunct waterpark in Newbury Springs in the Mojave Desert of Southern California USA Opened – May 1962, Closed – Summer 2004 The park was originally designed and built by local businessman Bob Byers for use by his extended family. Lake Dolores was named after Byers wife. The park saw its peak attendance between the early 1970s and the mid 1980s. After a downturn in popularity in the late 1980s, the park closed. The Water slides and attractions are now gone. Repeatedly vandalized, much of the park is now in ruins. Thanks for Watching, Like, Share and Subscribe Thanks.