Olson Pond is in the middle of Los Banos Wildlife Area and is closed to the general public during duck hunting season which runs October-January Says Bill in San Jose
A great place to camp here at Olson Pond is McConnell State Recreation Area. Lakes are good; San Luis Holding Reservoir is a lake that's near Olson Pond. You'll wish for more hours in a day to enjoy all the fun stuff at Olson Pond. A splendid place like Great Valley Grasslands State Park near
Olson Pond is too glorious to leave out. Maple Inn and Suites is a great place to get some rest, and some of the water close by flows, like Devon Drain.