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  • Lake Del Valle is an artificial lake located 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Livermore, California on Arroyo del Valle (Spanish for 'creek of the valley') in Del Valle Regional Park....
  • Located in the Littlerock Recreation Area, approximately 3 miles from the town of Littlerock. Fishing is allowed at the reservoir only. The "upstream" area has been closed to all entry, f...

  • Deep Lake is a 66-acre (270,000 m2) lake in Siskiyou County, California....
  • About one and a half miles of the Little Shasta River headwaters are open to the public. These waters run through Martin?s Dairy Campground in a mountain meadow setting and are easily fished by the...

  • Danby Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 80 km (50 mi) northwest of Blythe. The lake is approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) long and 4 km (2.5 mi) at its widest...
  • Lake Cunningham Park is an artificial lake in East San Jose, California, near the Eastridge Mall and Eastridge Transit Center. It is not a geological feature recognized in the Geographic Names Informa...
  • The Little Kern River drainage within the Golden Trout Wilderness is open to fishing from the last Saturday in April to November 15. Only artificial lures with barbless hooks can be used. The daily...

  • Cuddeback Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Edwards Air Force Base. The lake is approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) long and 4 km (2.5 m...
  • Crystal Springs Reservoir is a pair of artificial lakes located in the northern Santa Cruz Mountains of San Mateo County, California situated in the rift valley created by the San Andreas Fault just t...
  • Letts Lake is a 35-acre impoundment built in the early 1950s. Trout were planted in the lake soon after dam construction. They grew well and the Letts received considerable notoriety, soon becoming...

  • Crowley Lake is a reservoir on the upper Owens River in southern Mono County, California in the United States. It was created in 1941 by the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (DWP) as storage ...
  • Coyote Dry Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 15 mi (24 km) northeast of Barstow. The lake is approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) by 6 km (3.7 mi) at its widest...
  • This reservoir is another large reservoir. It has areas for picnicking, camping and a boat ramp operated by Lake Siskiyou Camp Resort. This lake has an enforced 10-mile per hour speed limit, and ha...

  • Courtright Reservoir is a reservoir in Fresno County, California. The reservoir is at an elevation of 8,170 feet (2,490 m) in the Sierra National Forest, in the Sierra Nevada. The reservoir is formed ...
  • This reservoir is operated by the Montague Water District and has a public access and boat ramp at the south end of the lake.

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  • Convict Lake (elevation 7,850 feet (2,393 m), is a lake in the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada in California, USA. It is known for its fishing and the dramatic mountains (including Mount Morrison) ...
  • Sycamore Campground offers 30 beautiful sites that are convenient, clean and new. Campsites can accommodate RV's/trailers up to 40', as well as tents with a fee of $10 per night. Sites available ar...

  • Collins Lake is a freshwater man-made lake with 1,009 acres (4.08 km2) located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains north of Sacramento, California. The lake was originally created to provi...
  • Concessionaire through the United Water Conservation District operates the Lake Piru Recreation Area. The park offers full services including boat rentals, fish cleaning facilities, and R.V. campin...

  • Pillsbury has what is known as a "two story" fishery; that is, there is a warm water and a cold water fishery. The lake has been a trout fishery since the construction of Scott Dam in 192...

  • Clifton Court Forebay is an artificial reservoir in the San Joaquin River Delta of Contra Costa County, California, 27 km (17 mi) southwest of Stockton. The body of water was created in 1969 by inunda...
  • Isabella Lake is a large, man-made reservoir constructed in 1953. It is located at the southern end of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Spring runoff from the Kern River (both the North and South ...

  • Clear Lake Reservoir is a reservoir in northwestern Modoc County, California in the Modoc National Forest about 40 mi (64 km) northwest of Alturas. It is formed by Clear Lake Dam on the Lost River and...
  • Lake Helmet is a Natural Lake...
  • Clear Lake is the largest natural freshwater lake entirely in California, and has the largest surface area of any freshwater lake entirely in California, the tenth largest by capacity. It is located i...
  • Lake Gregory Regional Park is an alpine jewel nestled in the pine forests of Crestline, California. Here you can fish from the shore year 'round, picnic, hike, swim, and boat on 150 acres in the Sa...

  • Chesbro Reservoir is located on Llagas Creek, three miles (5 km) west of Morgan Hill, California, United States. The reservoir can store 7,945 acre-feet (9.8 million m³) of water, and its surface are...
  • The Lake Casitas Recreation Area offers fishing, boating, picnicking, and camping. There are no Forest Service Campgrounds close to this area.

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  • Cherry Lake is an artificial lake in the Stanislaus National Forest of Tuolumne County, California about 25 miles (40 km) east of the city of Sonora. It is at an elevation of 4,700 feet (1,433 m) on t...
  • Cachuma Lake Recreation Area is operated by Santa Barbara County Parks. Campsites for tents and RV's of all sizes are available year-round. Recorded Info: (805) 686-5054 or Group Reservations: (805...

  • Charlotte Lake (also known as Charlotta Lake, or Rhoda Lake) is a lake in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, located in Kings Canyon National Park, eastern Fresno County, California. The lake is located on ...
  • Lake Alpine is a small, scenic reservoir located in a timbered setting at an elevation of 7,350 feet. It covers 180 acres at a depth of 40 feet. A boat ramp is located near Lake Alpine Picnic Area....

  • Lake Chabot is a man-made lake covering 317 acres (1.3 km2) in Alameda County, California. Part of the lake lies within Oakland city limits, but most of it lies in unincorporated Castro Valley, just e...
  • The spectacular Klamath River is both the second largest and second longest river in California. The river makes its way through over 200 miles both the Cascade and Coast Mountain Ranges offering m...

  • Cedar Lake is a small artificial lake in the San Bernardino Mountains of California, U.S.A. which has appeared in dozens of Western films. It is the centerpiece of Cedar Lake Camp, a private retreat c...
  • With a free flowing length of 175 miles from Iron Gate Dam to the ocean, the Klamath River is one of the truly magnificent rivers on the west coast. Local tributaries empty into the Klamath, increa...

  • The Cathedral Lakes are two lakes located In Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, California. The lakes are situated 1.6 km (1 mi) southwest of Cathedral Peak and 3.2 km (2 mi) east-northeast of T...
  • Beautiful sunsets and ocean views are seen from the campground.

    There are several State and private campgrounds and facilities along this section of the Monterey Coast. The Forest Service off...

  • Castle Lake is a glacial lake (cirque lake or tarn) located in northern California along the eastern edge of the Klamath Mountains, in Siskiyou County, near the city of Mount Shasta. The outlet of the...
  • The Kings River is a 1 1/2 hour drive east of Fresno towards Pine Flat Reservoir via the Trimmer Springs Road. The Kings River is a designated wild trout fishery. The South Fork of the Kings River,...

  • Castaic Lake is an artificial lake on Castaic Creek formed by Castaic Dam, in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, near the town of Castaic. The 320,000 acre·ft (390,000,000 m3) lake with a s...
  • The Kings River forms the northern boundary of the Sequoia National Forest and Monument. This portion of the Forest is managed as the Kings River Special Management Area in order to emphasize fish,...

  • Fishing is best early and late in the season.

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  • Kelly Lake is pretty, but because it is very near a road it gets heavy use in the summer.

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  • Canyon Lake, sometimes referenced as Railroad Canyon Reservoir is an artificial lake created in 1928 by the construction of the Railroad Canyon Dam in Railroad Canyon or (San Jacinto Canyon) in Rivers...
  • Kangaroo lake is a high mountain reservoir near Callahan, CA. It is stocked regularly and gets heavy use at times during the fishing season. This lake has also been developed for wheelchair access....

  • Camp Lake is a small tarn located in the Emigrant Wilderness in Tuolumne County, California, approximately 10 km (6.2 mi) north of Yosemite National Park. It is accessible only to hikers and equestria...
  • Juanita lake is a beautiful mountain reservoir near Macdoel, CA. It's a popular spot for local fishermen and is stocked several times a year with catchable sized trout. A 1.5 mile paved, barrier fr...

  • Camp Far West Reservoir (also known as Camp Far West Lake) is a medium-sized lake in the foothills of Northern California located approximately 8 miles east of Wheatland, California. The lake is forme...
  • Jenks Lake is a small mountain lake of 10 surface acres. It is open year-round from sunrise to sunset. There are picnic tables, hiking trails and a swim beach for the kids. Parking is $5 per vehicl...

  • Calero Reservoir is an artificial lake in the Santa Teresa Hills south of San Jose, California, U.S.A..The lake is formed by Calero Dam, built in 1935 across Calero Creek. Its waters reach the San Fra...
  • Calaveras Reservoir is a lake located primarily in Santa Clara County, California with a small portion and its dam in Alameda County, California. The reservoir has a capacity of 100,000 acre·ft (120,...
  • Located approximately 3 miles from Big Pines, on Big Pines Highway. This lake offers fishing and boating for non-motorized craft only. Not recommended for swimming or water play. A picnic area is p...

  • Butte Lake is a lake located in the northeast section of Lassen Volcanic National Park at an elevation of 6,053 ft (1,845 m)....
  • Island Lake lies at 5,000 feet and encompasses 4 acres. Exposed granite, willows and alders contribute to the tranquil scenery. The lake lies outside of Six Rivers National Forest but is accessed v...

  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • This reservoir is a medium sized reservoir adjacent to Highway 97, near the Oregon border and just north of the town of Dorris, California. It is a weedy and relatively shallow alkaline lake that s...

  • Broadwell Lake, sometimes called Broadwell Dry Lake, is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 75 km (47 mi) east of Barstow. Flanked by the Cady Mountains and the B...
  • Overnight camping is available in the summer at Ice House Campground, Strawberry Campground, and Northwind Campground.

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  • Lake Britton is a reservoir located in Shasta County, California. It is known for its wide variety of bass and trout. It is situated to the west of State Route 89, and is surrounded mostly by McArthur...
  • Huntington Lake is located at 7,000 feet in elevation and is a popular for rainbow and brown trout and kokanne salmon. It is an 1 1/2 hour drive north east of Fresno via Hwy 168. A free public boat...

  • Bristol Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 42 km (26 mi) northeast of Twentynine Palms.Bristol Lake is located directly south of Amboy, California and U.S. R...
  • Hume Lake is formed by a dam on Tenmile Creek. The dam was constructed in 1908 for the Hume-Bennett Lumber Company and was the world?s first reinforced concrete, multiple arch dam. The impounded wa...

  • Briones Reservoir is an open cut terminal water storage reservoir owned and operated by the East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD). It is located in the hills northeast of Orinda, California. The...
  • Brickyard Cove Pond is a small lake in Richmond, California. It was formed from quarrying of Nicholl's Knob the surrounding hill. It is fed by underground springs. Before the early 19th Century it was...
  • Hidden Lake receives high use during the summer months. Pack stock are not recommended as there is no stock feed available near the lake.

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  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Bouquet Reservoir is an artificial lake in the Angeles National Forest of Los Angeles County, California about 15 miles (24 km) from Palmdale.At elevation of 2,993 feet (912 m) in the Sierra Pelona Mo...
  • Bon Tempe Lake is a reservoir in Marin County, California. It is the widest lake in the watershed, and on Lagunitas Creek. Beneath its dam is Alpine Lake. Fishing and hiking are activities around the ...
  • Hancock Lake is the third largest lake in the Marble Mountains.

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  • Boca Reservoir is an artificial lake in the Tahoe National Forest of Nevada County, California, created by the construction of Boca Dam across Little Truckee River, approximately 10 km northeast of Tr...
  • Howard Lake has twenty surface acres and Hammerhorn has two acres.

    Hammerhorn has a developed campground while Howard has unimproved sites with no water or toilets. Primitive camping is also ...

  • Black Butte Lake is an artificial lake located in Tehama and Glenn Counties, California, USA. The lake was formed from Stony Creek in 1963 upon the completion of Black Butte Dam by the U.S. Army Corps...
  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • This reservoir is a small reservoir maintained by the city of Yreka. It provides fishing for pan fish and black bass, and is stocked with catchable trout several times a year by California Departme...

  • Big Bear Lake is a reservoir in the San Bernardino Mountains, in San Bernardino County, California, United States. At a surface elevation of 6,750 ft (2,060 m), it has an east-west length of approxima...
  • Bicycle Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 60 km (37 mi) northeast of Barstow. The lake is approximately 4 km (2.5 mi) long and 3 km (1.9 mi) at its widest p...
  • Several dispersed campsites exist, with generally very limited camping. To preserve the wilderness condition, either camp in obviously already used sites, or camp 100 feet from the lakeside. Please...

  • The Bethany Reservoir is located 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Livermore, California, USA, on the California Aqueduct. It serves as the forebay for the South Bay Pumping Plant that feeds the South Bay ...
  • Lake Berryessa is the largest lake in Napa County, California. This reservoir is formed by the Monticello Dam, which provides water and hydroelectricity to the North Bay region of the San Francisco Ba...
  • Lake Berryessa is the largest lake in Napa County, California. This reservoir is formed by the Monticello Dam, which provides water and hydroelectricity to the North Bay region of the San Francisco Ba...
  • This lake is heavily used by packers and pack stock during the summer months. Also be aware that black bears frequent this area.

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  • Fish Lake is located in the Orleans Ranger District, which also houses the Klamath River. Fish Lake is part of a linked trail system that joins with Blue Lake and Red Mountain Lake. Lying at an ele...

  • Bass Lake is a freshwater artificial lake in the Sierra National Forest, of Madera County, California, approximately 14 mi (23 km) south of the entrance to Yosemite National Park. The lake is formed b...
  • Balsam Forebay is an artificial lake in the Sierra National Forest of Fresno County, California, near California State Route 168 approximately 5 km north east of Shaver Lake. A trail provides public a...
  • Baldwin Lake is a natural, intermittent, alkali lake in a valley of the San Bernardino Mountains, in San Bernardino County, California. The depth of Baldwin Lake's lowest point is approximately 25 fee...
  • The Baldwin Hills Reservoir was a water storage basin located on a low hilltop in Baldwin Hills, Los Angeles, California. It was constructed between 1947 and 1951 by the Los Angeles Department of Wate...
  • Elk Creek provides a picturesque setting to view salmon and steelhead trout. Deep, clear pools give the Forest visitor a chance to swim with juvenile salmon and steelhead and occationally the adult...

  • It is bordered by the following Los Angeles communities: Encino to the south, Van Nuys to the east, Reseda to the west, and Northridge and North Hills to the north.There was debate about the official ...
  • Located approximately 10 miles west of Palmdale, CA on Elizabeth Lake Rd. Elizabeth Lake Picnic Area is open for day-use only. This lake offers fishing and boating for sailboats, non-motorized wate...

  • Baker Lake is located in Shasta County, California, United States. The lake's surface elevation is 5,341 feet (1,628 m)....
  • The Eel River makes it's 100 mile long stretch through some of the most pristine redwood groves in the state. The mouth of the mighty river opens up 15 miles south of Eureka after weaving its path ...

  • Lake Arrowhead is an artificial lake with a surface area of approximately 780 acres (3.2 km²) and a capacity of 48,000 acre·ft (59,000,000 m3). It is adjacent to the unincorporated community of Lake...
  • These secluded high country lakes located at 7,000 feet in elevation, are one of the best keep secrets in the High Sierras. Located approximately 2 1/2 hours from Fresno, these lakes are accessible...

  • Lake Anza is a recreational swimming reservoir in Tilden Regional Park, which is located in the Berkeley Hills above Berkeley, California.The lake was developed with the building of a small dam in 193...
  • Antonelli Pond is a century old, human-made pond on the west side of the city of Santa Cruz, California that now has ecological and cultural significance. The pond and surrounding riparian habitat are...
  • The Angora Lakes are two small freshwater lakes in the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe Watershed ~1,200 ft (370 m) in elevation above Fallen Leaf Lake and Lake Tahoe. It is the location of the Angora Lak...
  • Dry Lake, encompassing 3.25 acres is located in the Smith River NRA. This small lake lies at an elevation of about 1,450 feet in a quiet setting of willow and alder.

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  • Anderson Reservoir is a man-made lake along Coyote Creek in Santa Clara County, California, near Morgan Hill. Anderson Dam was built in 1950 to provide drinking water for Santa Clara county; the lake ...
  • Lake Amador is a reservoir located in Amador County, California. It lies at an elevation of 325 feet.The lake's water is impounded by the Jackson Creek Dam, a 193-foot (59 m) tall earth-and-rock dam, ...
  • Alpine Lake is a reservoir in Marin County, California. Formed by Alpine Dam, it provides water to the Marin Municipal Water District. Below the dam lies Kent Lake....
  • Although the trail to this lake is steep and difficult, it gets very heavy use by recreationists during the summer months.

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  • Lake Aloha is a large shallow backcountry lake in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, to the west of Lake Tahoe. The lake is located in Desolation Valley, within the federally protected Desolation Wilde...
  • Lake Yosemite is an artificial freshwater lake located approximately five miles (8 km) east of Merced, California in the rolling Sierra Foothills. UC Merced is situated approximately half a mile (0.8...
  • Lake Almanor is a large artificial lake in northwestern Plumas County, northeastern California. The reservoir has a capacity of 1,308,000 acre feet (1.613×109 m3) and a maximum depth of about 90 feet...
  • Bear Creek and Deep Creek are wild trout streams where the trout reproduce naturally. Your hike into these beautiful locations will be rewarded with excellent fishing for rainbow and brown trout. T...

  • The Mammoth Lakes are located in east-central California, southeast of Yosemite National Park. The Mammoth Lakes area also includes the Mammoth Mountain Ski Area (widely considered to be one of t...
  • The Lake of the Woods is a backcountry glacial lake in the Desolation Wilderness of the El Dorado National Forest, southwest of Lake Tahoe, in El Dorado County, California. It lies just southeast of L...
  • Almaden Reservoir is an artificial lake in the hills south of San Jose, California, U.S.A.. It borders on Almaden Quicksilver County Park.The lake is formed by Almaden Dam, built in 1936 across Los Al...
  • Approximately 2 miles of the stream are fishable.

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  • Waca Lake is a backcountry lake in the Desolation Wilderness in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California. It lies just south of Lake Aloha....
  • Abbotts Lagoon is a two-stage lagoon near the western coast of the Point Reyes National Seashore. The upper lagoon is a fresh water impoundment which overflows into a lower brackish level with occasio...
  • Virginia Lakes refers to a cluster of lakes in the Eastern Sierra Nevada in Mono County, California. Virginia Lakes is located a few miles off U.S. Highway 395; the road to the lakes turns off U.S. 39...
  • Lake Virginia is a lake in the Sierra Nevada (John Muir Wilderness) in Fresno County, California. It drains into Fish Creek, in the Cascade Valley. The John Muir Trail passes along its northern shore....
  • Courtright and Wishon Reservoirs are two popular high country lakes located 80 miles east of Fresno via Hwy 168 to the Dinkey Creek Road and McKinley Grove Road. These lakes are popular fishing lak...

  • Lake Vernon is located in the Tiltill Valley in the northern sector of Yosemite National Park just north of Hetch Hetchy Valley. The surface elevation of the lake is 6,568 ft (2,002 m). Due to the r...
  • Lake Van Arsdale, also known as Van Arsdale Reservoir, is a reservoir on the Eel River in California, part of the Potter Valley Project. Located in Mendocino County, 4 miles (6.4 km) north of the tow...
  • These reservoirs are large impoundments on the Klamath River near the Oregon/California border, and are operated by Pacific Power Co. Each has several boat ramps and access points that are open to ...

  • Vail Lake is a large reservoir in western Riverside County, California, located on Temecula Creek in the Santa Margarita River watershed, approximately 15 miles (24 km) east of Temecula. It covers app...
  • Twitchell Reservoir is a reservoir in southern San Luis Obispo County and northern Santa Barbara County in California. The reservoir has a capacity of 225,000 acre·ft (278,000,000 m3) and is formed b...
  • Tulare Lake is a fresh-water dry lake with residual wetlands and marshes in southern San Joaquin Valley, California. Until the late 19th century, Tulare Lake was the largest freshwater lake west of th...
  • California designated "Wild Trout Stream"

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  • Lake Tuendae is an artificial pond at the Desert Studies Center in Zzyzx, California. It is inhabited by introduced mudhens as well as the endangered Mohave tui chub....
  • The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks the Clark Fork with rainbow trout. In addition to the campgrounds shown above, Forest Service developed recreation facilities include Cot...

  • Trinity Lake, previously called Clair Engle Lake, is a lake on the Trinity River formed by the Trinity Dam and located in Trinity County, California, The dam was built by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamatio...
  • The lake was formed by diverting waters from the West Walker River into a nearby basin that had previously contained a smaller, natural lake. The initial construction took place in 1922, resulting in ...
  • Toluca Lake is a district, 12 miles (19 km) north of downtown Los Angeles, in the San Fernando Valley region of the city of Los Angeles, California, and a 'community within two communities, North Hol...
  • Tolay Lake is a shallow freshwater lacustrine water body in southern Sonoma County, California, United States. The lake, nestled within the southern vestiges of the Sonoma Mountains, is the site of si...
  • Located 7 miles north of Magic Mountain Amusement Park in Valencia, CA just off Interstate 5 (take Lake Hughes exit.) The lake is managed by the L.A. County Department of Parks and Recreation and i...

  • Timber Lake is a lake located in Lake County, California. It lies at an elevation of 4,872 feet....
  • Tioga Lake is a small glacial lake in the Inyo National Forest of Mono County, California, about two miles (3 km) north of the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite National Park. The lake bed is alongside...
  • Thousand Island Lake is a large alpine lake in the Sierra Nevada, within the Ansel Adams Wilderness in eastern Madera County, California....
  • Butte Creek is a classic trout stream that offers both meadow and freestone types of stream reaches. There is public access along more than twelve miles of the creek via gravel roads, and good fish...

  • Tenaya Lake was created by the Tenaya branch of the Tuolumne Glacier as it passed through Tenaya Canyon. The lake is supplied by a network of creeks and springs including Murphy Creek to the northwest...
  • Pack stock are not recommended in this area because of rocky terrain and the lack of feed.

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  • Lake Temescal is a small lake in the northeastern hills section of Oakland, California. It is the centerpiece of Temescal Regional Park (originally, Lake Temescal Regional Park). It is part of the gre...
  • Lake Suttonfield (or Suttonfield Lake) is a reservoir about 0.5 miles (0.8 km) southeast of Glen Ellen in the Sonoma Valley of Sonoma County, California, USA. It is situated in the Sonoma Valley Regi...
  • Superior Lake is a dry lake basin in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 40 km (25 mi) north of Barstow. The lake is made up of three basins, approximately 15 km (9.3 mi) long ...
  • The closest campground is Limestone, near the confluence of Brush Creek and the North Fork of the Kern River.

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  • Summit Lake is a lake in the Lassen Volcanic National Park of Shasta County, California, east of California Route 89 at elevation 6,700 ft (2,000 m). Two campgrounds, named Summit Lake North and Sum...
  • Lake Success is a lake near Porterville, California on the Tule River at 36.06°N 118.92°W. It is formed by Success Dam and has a capacity of 82,000 acre feet (101,000,000 m3). The 156 feet (48 m) ta...
  • Squaw Lake is a small lake in the eastern Sierra Nevada, near the John Muir Trail in John Muir Wilderness. It is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) west-northwest of Mount Izack Walton and 5 miles (8.0 km) ...
  • Square Lake lies at an elevation of about 7,021 feet (2,140 m). Like its name states, the lake has straight shorelines that make the shape of the lake resemble a square....
  • Snag Lake is a lake located in the north eastern part of Lassen Volcanic National Park in California....
  • Lake Skinner is a large reservoir in western Riverside County, California, located at the foot of Bachelor Mountain in the Auld Valley, approximately 10 miles (15 km) northeast of Temecula. It was cr...
  • Blue Lake lies in a beautiful mountain setting at an elevation of 2,700 feet in the Orleans Ranger District. Surrounded mature trees and ferns, the lake is approximately 2.5 acres. Blue Lake is con...

  • The Lake Sherwood Dam, known also as The Potrero Dam or simply Sherwood Dam, is a 270-foot long concrete arch dam in Westlake Village, California, completed in 1904. Its construction led to the creati...
  • This lake is heavily used by packers and pack stock during the summer months. Also be aware that black bears frequent this area.

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  • Shasta Lake, also called Lake Shasta, is an artificial lake created by the construction of Shasta Dam across the Sacramento River in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest of Shasta County, California. Wi...
  • Searles Lake is an endorheic dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, with the mining community, Trona on its western shore. The evaporite basin is approximately 19 km (12...
  • Sapphire Lake is a lake located in the Trinity Alps Wilderness area, in Northern California. The lake sits in a granite bowl, where it is fed by rainwater that runs down the surrounding mountains. Sap...
  • Both these rivers are important spawning and rearing areas for salmon and steelhead which are listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. In general, fishing is closed in most of the por...

  • Lake San Antonio is a lake in southern Monterey County, California. The lake is formed by an earthfill dam on the San Antonio River. The dam is 202 feet (62 m) tall and was completed in 1965 under Mon...
  • San Andreas Lake (Spanish: Laguna de San Andreas) is a reservoir adjacent to the San Francisco Peninsula cities of Millbrae and San Bruno in San Mateo County, California. It is situated directly on th...
  • Lake Sabrina is a lake created by damming the middle fork of Bishop Creek. It is located south-west of Bishop, California on California State Route 168, in the Inyo National Forest. It has cafe as wel...
  • Rosamond Lake is a natural dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of Kern- and Los Angeles County, California. The shores of the lake are entirely within the borders of Edwards Air Force Base, approximatel...
  • Rogers Dry Lake is an endorheic desert salt pan in the Mojave Desert of Kern County, California. The lake derives its name from the Anglicization from the Spanish name, Rodriguez Dry Lake. It is the c...
  • There is very little feed for stock at Big Duck Lake.

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  • Roberts Lake is a reservoir at 5010 Roberts Lake Road in Rohnert Park, California, U.S.A.. Named after Arthurt N. Roberts, a five-term mayor who died in 1986, it is the centerpiece of Roberts Lake Par...
  • Red Pass Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 66 km (41 mi) northeast of Tecopa. The lake is approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) long and 2.5 km (1.6 mi) at ...
  • Fishing at Mill Creek
    Species of fish in Mill Creek: Trout
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Mill Creek Facts:

  • Rancho Seco Recreational Park is a recreational area located in the California Central Valley near Herald, California. It is open to the public for camping, fishing, hiking and water activities. Boats...
  • Lake Ralphine is a reservoir in Howarth Memorial Park in the city of Santa Rosa, California, U.S.A.....
  • Rae Lakes is a series of lakes in the Sierra Nevada, located in Kings Canyon National Park, eastern Fresno County, California. The lakes are located on the John Muir Trail....
  • Lower Bear River Reservoir is considered to be an exceptional northern California trout fishery.

    There are two nearby developed campsites at South Shore Campground and Bear River Group Campgo...

  • Quail Lake is an artificial lake in Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the San Andreas Rift Zone along the north side of State Route 138, and serves as a regulatory storage body for the ...
  • The trailhead to the lakes was burned recently, however recreationists will notice that many of the plants are sprouting back, as is expected in the natural fire ecosystems of Northern California. ...

  • The lake was formed by the construction of Pine Flat Dam on the Kings River in 1954 by the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and has a storage capacity of 1,000,000 acre·ft (1.2 km3). Although ...
  • Bear Creek and Deep Creek are wild trout streams where the trout reproduce naturally. Your hike into these beautiful locations will be rewarded with excellent fishing for rainbow and brown trout. T...

  • Petaluma Reservoir is a small, man-made lake located about 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Petaluma in Sonoma County, California, United States. Also known as Lawler Reservoir, its waters are impounded b...
  • Lake Perris is an artificial lake completed in 1973. It is the southern terminus of the California State Water Project situated in a mountain-rimmed valley between Moreno Valley, and city of Perris in...
  • Free public boat launching facilities are available at the Wishon Boat Launch, located at the south end of the lake. A handicap accessible boat launch is available. There is a fee to use your boat ...

  • Lake Palmdale is an artificial lake completed in 1924 along with the nearby Littlerock Reservoir and the Littlerock Dam. It is part of the California State Water Project and is fed by the California A...
  • The tall dam was built by the Los Angeles County Flood Control District which became part of the Department of Public Works and was completed in 1928. At the time of its construction, it was the ta...

  • Fishing at Arroyo Seco Canyon
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Arroyo Seco Canyon Facts:
    Arroyo Seco Canyon is a Stream

  • Owens Lake is a mostly dry lake in the Owens Valley on the eastern side of the Sierra Nevada in Inyo County, California. It is located about 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Lone Pine, California. Unlike mo...
  • Ostrander Lake is located in Yosemite National Park, approximately 10 miles (16 km) south of Yosemite Valley and 10 miles (16 km) east of the Badger Pass Ski Area, at an elevation of 8,500 feet (2,6...
  • New Melones Lake is an artificial lake in the central Sierra Nevada foothills of Calaveras- and Tuolumne County, California near Jamestown. This reservoir created by the construction of the New Melone...
  • New Hogan Lake is an artificial lake in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada in Calaveras County, California, about 30 miles (48.3 km) northeast of Stockton. It is formed by New Hogan Dam on the Calave...
  • Nelson Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 67 km (42 mi) northeast of Barstow. The lake is approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) by 2 km (1.2 mi) at its widest po...
  • It is a recreational lake for rowing, kayaking, and swimming. Powerboats are permitted with a 5 mph no wake restriction. Lake Natoma is also home to the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, and regularly ...
  • Naraghi Lake is a man made lake in northeast Modesto, California. Naraghi Lake was excavated in the 1980's as one of a planned series of water features for a large complex of residential and commercia...
  • Lake Nacimiento is an 18-mile (29 km) long lake on the Nacimiento River in northern San Luis Obispo County, California. The lake contains many arms including Snake Creek and Dip Creek, nearer the dam...
  • Mystic Lake is an ephemeral lake in the San Jacinto Valley of western Riverside County, California. It is located east of Lake Perris, between Moreno Valley and San Jacinto....
  • Lake Murray is a reservoir in San Diego, California, operated by the City of San Diego's Public Utilities Department. It is located within Mission Trails Regional Park. At full capacity the depth is 9...
  • Munz Lakes is a lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County, California. The lake is one of a series of sag ponds in the area including Elizabet...
  • There are over 30 lakes named Mud Lake within the U.S. state of California....
  • Fishing at Pacoima Stream
    It is your responsibilty to know local fishing regulations (See below)

    Pacoima Stream Facts:
    Pacoima Stream is a Str...

  • Mono Lake has benefited greatly from the slowing of diverted waters into the Los Angeles area. Before conservation efforts, some thought the lake would be a soon forgotten empty chasm. Instead, local ...
  • Lake Mojave is an ancient former lake fed by the Mojave River that, through the Holocene, occupied the Silver Lake and Soda Lake basins in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino ...
  • Lake Mission Viejo is a reservoir entirely within Mission Viejo, in Orange County in the U.S. state of California. About 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Santiago Peak, a peak in the Santa Ana Mountains, the...
  • Wrights Lake is in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, west of Lake Tahoe on the western border of the Desolation Wilderness. It can be reached via Wrights Road off U.S. Route 50 and the Ice House Road....
  • Whiskeytown Lake is a lake in Shasta County in northwestern California, about 8 miles (13 km) west of Redding. The lake is in the Whiskeytown Unit of the Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation...
  • Silverwood Lake is a large reservoir in San Bernardino County, California, United States, located on the west fork of the Mojave River in the San Bernardino Mountains. It was created in 1971 by the co...
  • Plasse (also, Silver Lake) is an unincorporated community in Amador County, California....
  • Shaver Lake is an artificial lake on Stevenson Creek, in the Sierra National Forest of Fresno County, California. At elevation 5,500 ft (1,700 m), several smaller streams also flow into the lake and...
  • Santa Margarita Lake, also called Salinas Reservoir, is a lake several miles southeast of the town of Santa Margarita in San Luis Obispo County, California. The lake was created by the building of Sal...
  • Pyramid Lake is an artificial lake formed by Pyramid Dam on Piru Creek, near Castaic, California. The 222,000 acre·ft (274,000,000 m3) reservoir lies on the border between the Angeles National Forest...
  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • There are several State and private campgrounds and facilities along this section of the Monterey Coast. The Forest Service offers day use activities at Pfeiffer Beach, Mill Creek, Willow Creek and...

  • The Van Duzan River is a major tributary of the Eel River. The river makes a 60-mile long journey through beautiful Trinity and Humboldt counties. Along the river, you will find everything from pin...

  • These lakes are separated by a very short distance Feed is available for pack stock, and use by recreationists with pack stock is relatively heavy in the summer months.

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  • Approximately 10 to 12 miles of the stream are fishable.

    There are four undeveloped, primitive campgrounds along the trail. Murietta Camp is east of Matilija creek approximately .5 mile up Mu...

  • About 6 miles of Upper Antelope Creek is open to the public in the rugged and remote mountains 20 miles south of the town of Macdoel, CA. To view this area on a map, select the most southeastern ar...

  • Overnight camping is available at Jones Fork, Sunset, Lone Rock, Azalea Cove, Wench Creek, Yellowjacket, Wolf Creek, Camino Cove, and Westpoint Campgrounds. Boatramps available at Sunset, Yellowjac...

  • Ukonom is a large lake partially maintained by a low dam. Please note that bears frequent this area, and also that the lake is heavily used by horse packers. However, fishing is generally good.

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  • Ukonom Creek is open to fishing upstream from Ukonom Falls, just above the confluence with the Klamath River. It provides several miles of fishing for native rainbow trout deep in the heart of the ...

  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Lumsden Road and Cherry Lake Road provide access to the Tuolumne, most of which is located in unroaded areas. Within the Stanislaus National Forest, the River is not highly developed for recreation...

  • Within the Sequoia National Forest and Monument, the Tule River is located within California Department of Fish and Game?s Sierra District. Fishing within this portion of the Sierra district is ope...

  • The Trinity River's headwaters begin in the rugged Trinity Alps, making it's way through the wilderness, settling into deep valleys, transitioning to spacious glides and inviting beaches until fina...

  • Lake Tahoe is a gorgeous year–round resort areas straddling the California/Nevada border. In the summer visitors enjoy all manner of water sports and activities and in the winter they hit the slopes...
  • The lake provides water for countywide growth and development, and for recreation. At full capacity, it has 50 miles (80 km) of shoreline, a surface area of more than 2,700 acres (11 km2), and holds...
  • from the second bridge upstream from Highway 39 to Cogswell Reservoir, is designated as a native trout "catch and release" area only. Only artificial lures with a single barbless hook may...

  • Lake Pillsbury is an artificial lake in the Mendocino National Forest of Lake County, California, created from the waters impounded from the Eel River by Scott Dam. Elevation is 1,818 ft (554 m) wit...
  • Tenmile Creek is a steep tributary to the Kings River. The stream is primarily pools and riffles. Conifer forest dominates the vegetation in the upper parts of Tenmile Creek, pines and oak woodland...

  • Because Taylor Lake is so close to the road, it gets heavy visitor and fishing use. The trail is accessible to wheelchairs; however, it is made of packed earth rather than pavement (due to wilderne...

  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Camping available at Stumpy Meadows Campground and Black Oak Group Campground. Reservation and First-come first-serve sites. Fee.

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  • The headwaters of this stream cover most of the Snow Mountain Wilderness and lands north and south of the wilderness. The North Fork, Middle Fork, and South Fork come together just north of Fouts S...

  • Primitive camps are located along the lakes and at other locations throughout the wilderness. No mechanized or motorized equipment can be used in the Wilderness Area.

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  • Spicer Reservoir is located in a timbered setting at 6,600 foot elevation. It has a surface area of 2,000 acres when full. A boat ramp with turnaround area and movable dock is available. No overnig...

  • The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks Pinecrest Lake with rainbow trout. Groceries and other services are available nearby at the Pinecrest commercial center.

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  • The South Fork Kern River flows through both the South Sierra and Domeland wilderness areas on the Sequoia National Forest. The headwaters to the South Fork Kern River are in the Golden Trout Wilde...

  • Sand Flat and Lovers Leap campgrounds. There is piped water, picnic tables, handicapped accessible camping sites, toilets, grills, and fire-rings, but no hook-ups. First come, first served. Open Ma...

  • The Smith is the largest wild and scenic river in the United States that has been left undamed. Located in Del Norte County, the northern most water system of the state makes its way through the 30...

  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Silverwood Lake was formed by the 249-foot Cedar Springs Dam. At 3,350 feet, it is the highest reservoir in the State Water Project. The park features hiking trails, swimming beaches and designated...

  • China Flat and Silver Fork campgrounds. A fee is charged. There is piped water, picnic tables, handicapped accessible toilets, grills, and fire-rings, but no hook-ups. First come, first served. Ope...

  • Visiting Info for Blue Lakes

    Local Campgrounds near Blue Lakes are: Overnight camping is available at the upper and lower Blue Lakes campgrounds. No reservations. Best Seaso...

  • This popular recreation area is located at 5,300 feet and is operated by Southern California Edison. It is 1 hour drive northeast from Fresno via Hwy 168. Fishing on the lake is open year around. 5...

  • The Shasta River does not run through National Forest Lands but access is available to about three miles of the river near its mouth on public land administered by Bureau of Land Management.

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  • Because there is no trail to this lake, it is highlighted here for those who want to test their map and compass skills and for those wishing to have a truly wilderness fishing experience. It should...

  • The Scott River is a designated Scenic and Recreational River within the National Wild & Scenic Rivers System.

    Popular with the local community in the summer months, the Jones Beach Day U...

  • Approximately 10 - 12 miles of fishable stream.

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  • San Luis Obispo County Parks offers some 120 tent and RV campsites with full and partial hookups. For reservations and information, call (805) 788-2397.

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  • Indian Valley Reservoir is a manmade lake in Lake County, California, 27 miles (43 km) west of Williams near State Route 20.The 301,000 acre·ft (371,000,000 m3) capacity reservoir was created by the ...
  • Approx. 6-8 miles of the stream are fishable.

    Camping facilities along the Santa Cruz Creek are undeveloped and primitive. More camping information for the area.

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  • The Imperial Reservoir is an artificial lake formed by the construction of the Imperial Diversion Dam across the Colorado River in the Lower Colorado River Valley of Imperial County, California, and Y...
  • Lake Ilsanjo is a man-made lake located in Annadel State Park east of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, California, United States. It is a place for fishing and swimming, especially in the summer months. E...
  • Sanger Lake, formed by glacial scour, is located in the Smith River NRA. The lake sits at approximately 5,100 feet and encompasses 6 acres.

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  • Huntington Lake is a reservoir in Fresno County, California on Big Creek, located in the Sierra Nevada at an elevation of 2,130 meters (7,000 ft). Several smaller streams also flow into the lake and i...
  • There is approximately 5 to 6 miles of coastline to fish in the area.

    There are several State and private campgrounds and facilities along this section of the Monterey Coast. The Forest Servi...

  • Hume Lake is an artificial lake in the Sequoia National Forest of Fresno County, California, adjacent to the unincorporated community of Hume. It is on Tenmile Creek, which flows into the Kings River....
  • Hughes Lake, referred to before 1924 as West Elizabeth Lake, is a lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County, California. The lake is one of a ...
  • Horseshoe Lake is a lake located in the eastern part of Lassen Volcanic National Park near Juniper Lake, in Shasta County, California. The lake lies at an elevation of 6,550 ft (1,996 m). Water from H...
  • Honey Lake is an endorheic sink within the Honey Lake Valley located in northeastern California, near the Nevada border. Summer evaporation reduces the lake to a lower level of 12 km² (3,000 acres) a...
  • The Salmon River is located in one of the most beautiful, remote, and rugged areas in Northern California. It is truly a wild and scenic river, and the fish tend to run a bit larger here than on ot...

  • Hollywood Reservoir, also known as Lake Hollywood, is a reservoir located in Hollywood Hills of the Santa Monica Mountains in Los Angeles, California. It is maintained by the Los Angeles Department of...
  • Lake Hodges is a lake and reservoir located in Southern California, about 31 miles (50 km) north of San Diego and just south of Escondido, California. When full, the reservoir has 1,234 acres (4.99 km...
  • Approximately 10 to 12 miles of the stream are fishable.

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  • The lake is fed by Garrity Creek, a small river originating from many springs in the hills east of the Hilltop Green neighborhood in the Hilltop neighborhood. The pond is located within Hilltop Lake P...
  • Ruth Reservoir is a seven-mile long reservoir located in the southern portion of Trinity County. The reservoir was formed by the damming of the Mad River in 1962, and has served both as a functiona...

  • Hetch Hetchy Reservoir is a reservoir in Yosemite National Park, about 65 miles (105 km) northeast from the city of Merced, California. The reservoir has a capacity of 360,000 acre·ft (440,000 ML) an...
  • Hernandez Reservoir is an artificial lake created in by impounding water from the San Benito River in the Diablo Mountain Range of San Benito County, California....
  • Lake Henshaw is a Reservoir in San Diego County, California at the southeast base of Palomar Mountain, approximately 70 miles (110 km) miles northeast of San Diego, California and 100 miles (160 km) m...
  • The lake is formed by Conn Creek Dam, built in 1948 across Conn Creek. Construction of the earthen dam was authorized by the United States Congress when it passed the Flood Control Act of 1944 in orde...
  • Lake Hemet is a water storage reservoir located in the San Jacinto Mountains in Riverside County, California, with a capacity of 260 billion US gallons (980,000,000 m3) of water. It was created in 189...
  • Hell Hole reservoir is an artificial, crescent-shaped lake in the Sierra Nevada mountain range 10 miles (16 km) west of Lake Tahoe in California. The lake is about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) long when at full...
  • The Angeles National Forest offers picnic areas (including 5 unique sites that are accessible only by boat), courtesy docks and an accessible fishing site. Phone number for the Marina is (661) 257-...

  • Lake Helen is a glacial lake or a tarn occupying a cirque at around 8,200 feet (2,500 m) in Lassen Volcanic National Park. The lake is located to the south of Lassen Peak and west of Bumpass Mountain ...
  • This lake offers picnic areas (including 5 unique sites that are accessible only by boat), courtesy docks and an accessible fishing site. The ramp to the accessible site is located just off Parking...

  • Lake Havasu is a large reservoir behind Parker Dam on the Colorado River, on the border between California and Arizona. Lake Havasu City sits on the lake's eastern shore. The lake has a capacity of 64...
  • Harper Lake is a dry lake located in the Mojave Desert near the small community of Lockhart in northwestern San Bernardino County of Southern California. The lake is accessible from Harper Lake Road, ...
  • The campground is located at 6000' elevation in the fir and pines. There are two small lakes, 3 and 4 acres in size. No motorized boats allowed on the lake and not recommended for swimming.

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  • Guadalupe Reservoir is a reservoir in Santa Clara County, California, about 5 miles (8 km) east of the city of San Jose, California. It is at an elevation of 618 feet (188 m). It has a capacity of 3,4...
  • Goose Lake is a large alkaline glacial lake located in the Goose Lake Valley on the Oregon-California border. The north end of the lake is in Lake County, Oregon and the south end is in Modoc County, ...
  • Goldstone Lake is a dry lake in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 56 km (35 mi) northeast of Barstow. The lake is approximately 5 km (3.1 mi) long and 3 km (1.9 mi) at its widest...
  • The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks Pinecrest Lake with rainbow trout. Groceries and other services are available nearby at the Pinecrest commercial center.

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  • Gilmore Lake in California is a backcountry lake in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, to the west of Lake Tahoe in the Desolation Wilderness. It can be reached by hiking west out of the Glen Alpine Sp...
  • The Frenchman Lake's elevation when full is 5,588 feet (1,703 m) above sea level. The surface area of Frenchman Lake is 1,580 acres (6 km2). The shoreline length is 21 miles (34 km), the maximum depth...
  • Approximately 10 to 12 miles of the stream are fishable.

    Pfeiffer Beach is a Day Use Area. The closest campground is Kirk Creek about 1 mile north of Mill Creek. There are several State and p...

  • French Meadows Reservoir is a manmade lake 36 miles (58 km) northeast of Foresthill, California United States. on the Middle Fork of the American River. The reservoir is 2.9 miles (4.7 km) long, 0.6-m...
  • Francis Lake is a small backcountry lake in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, to the west of Lake Tahoe in the El Dorado National Forest. There are no trails to this lake. This lake is very near Loon ...
  • Fountaingrove Lake is a reservoir in the city of Santa Rosa, California, United States. Formed by the Fountaingrove Dam, the lake is fed from the east by Piner Creek, which is also the lake's sole out...
  • Folsom Lake is a reservoir in Northern California about 25 mi (40 km) northeast of Sacramento in Placer, El Dorado, and Sacramento Counties. The lake is formed by Folsom Dam, constructed in 1955 to co...
  • Tules, pond lilies, and cattails emerge through the shallow depths of Orr Lake, providing cover and feed for fish. This lake is stocked annually with catchable sized trout, and is a popular fishing...

  • Experienced whitewater boaters may paddle a five-mile, Class IV stretch of the river between Sourgrass, near Dorrington, and Calaveras Big Trees State Park, just east of Arnold.

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  • Flora Lake is a remote lake located in the northern environs of Yosemite National Park, California, United States. The lake is located in a rugged environment that is only accessible to intrepid hiker...
  • The North Fork of the Kern River below the Johnsondale Bridge flows through a narrow river valley that has steep. The North Fork Kern River has many large boulders, cold water, and swift currents. ...

  • Fallen Leaf Lake is about one mile south of the much larger Lake Tahoe, near the California-Nevada state border. It is approximately aligned north-to-south and oval in shape, measuring approximately 2...
  • Englebright Lake is a man-made reservoir formed along the Yuba River by Englebright Dam. It is located between Yuba and Nevada Counties, in Northern California, United States....
  • Emerson Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, 66 km (41 mi) northeast of Joshua Tree. The lake is approximately 6 km (3.7 mi) long and 4.5 km (2.8 mi) at it...
  • Emerald Lake is a small lake located nearby Lassen Peak in Lassen Volcanic National Park, in Shasta County, California. The lake is located about 0.3 mi (0.5 km) west of Lake Helen. Highway 89 runs al...
  • Located in the Smith River NRA, Muslatt Lake lies at 2,525 feet elevation. Surrounded by oaks and firs, Muslatt Lake only encompasses a little over 1 acre.

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  • Lake Elsinore is the largest natural freshwater lake in Southern California and is situated at the lowest point within the San Jacinto River watershed of 750 square miles (1,900 km2) at the terminus o...
  • The lake lies in a beautiful setting surrounded by willows, alders and manzanitas. Impressive steep granite cliffs hold the southeast portion of the lake.

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  • Located in Marysville, California, Ellis Lake has been the most memorable centerpeice of in the City of Marysville since the 1930s. It is a sparkling man-made lake surrounded by lush greenery and side...
  • Mill Creek is approximately 26 miles south of the town of Big Sur on the Monterey coast.

    Mill Creek is a Day Use Area. The closest campground is Kirk Creek about 1 mile north of Mill Creek.Th...

  • Elizabeth Lake is a lake located directly on the San Andreas Fault in the Angeles National Forest in Los Angeles County, California. The lake is one of a series of sag ponds in the area including Hugh...
  • Lake Elizabeth, located in Fremont, California, is a man made 83-acre (34 ha) lake. When at average capacity, water rises to a depth of about seven feet....
  • The California Department of Fish and Game regularly stocks the upper Middle Fork Stanislaus with rainbow trout. In addition to the campgrounds shown above, Forest Service developed recreation faci...

  • Lake Eleanor is a reservoir located in Yosemite National Park at an altitude of 4,657 feet (1,419 m). The reservoir has a capacity of 26,100 acre feet (32,200,000 m3) and a surface area of 953 acres (...
  • Pipi Campground. Generally open between May 1-Nov. 15. First come, first served. Fee required. 51 campings units, some with handicapped accessibility. Water, picnic tables, handicapped accessible t...

  • Lake El Toyonal is a small lake in Contra Costa County, California in an unincorporated area of parklands between Orinda and Berkeley....
  • The Merced River, located north of Mariposa, is easily accessible and provides a great place for trout fishing. From Foresta bridge downstream to Lake McClure the river is open to fishing from the ...

  • El Mirage Lake is a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California. The lake is located about 9 miles (14 km) west-northwest of the town of Adelanto and 10 mi (16 km) north of ...
  • El Capitan Reservoir is a reservoir in central San Diego County, California about 30 miles (50 km) northeast of the city of San Diego and two miles north of the town of Alpine. The reservoir is formed...
  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Echo Lake, is the name of a glacial lake located in El Dorado County, California, U.S.A. It is about 2 miles (3 km) off Highway 50 at Echo Summit. The lake is divided into two sections; an Upper lake,...
  • The deep blue water in this lake has provided large, scrappy, red-meated rainbow trout.

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  • Eaton Wash Reservoir and the Eaton Wash Dam were built in 1937 and are controlled by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Works. The dam is a rock fill, 63 feet (19 m) in height, and is 1545 fe...
  • Mammoth Pool Reservoir, 3,300 feet in elevation, is located on the San Joaquin River, 90 miles northeast of Fresno, via Hwy 41, Road 200 to North Fork and the Minarets Road to Mammoth Pool. Mammoth...

  • H. V. Eastman Lake is an artificial lake formed by the construction of Buchanan Dam across the Chowchilla River in the foothills of Madera County, California. A small percentage of the northwest area ...
  • Permits are required for day and overnight use. A quota on overnight permits is in effect from Memorial Weekend through September 30. Although not required, reservations for permits are recommended...

  • Eagle Lake is a backcountry lake in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, to the west of Lake Tahoe in the Desolation Wilderness. It can be reached by hiking west out of the Eagle Lake trailhead on HWY 89...
  • These lakes are separated by a very short distance Feed is available for pack stock, and use by recreationists with pack stock is relatively heavy in the summer months.

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  • Donner Lake is a freshwater lake in northeast California on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada and about 11 miles (18 km) northwest of the much larger Lake Tahoe. A moraine serves as a natural dam...
  • Campgrounds along the river are Hobo and Sandy Flat.Additional campgrounds on Lake Isabella are Main Dam, Pioneer Point, Kissack Cove, Paradise Cove, Boulder Gulch, Hungry Gulch, Camp 9*, Tillie Cr...

  • Loveland reservoir s owned and operated by Sweetwater Authority, a public water agency. The reservoir stores drinking water for more than 175,000 residents of Chula Vista, National City and Bonita,...

  • Don Pedro Reservoir is an artificial lake formed by the construction of the Don Pedro Dam across the Tuolumne River in the Stanislaus National Forest of Tuolumne County, California in the foothills of...
  • Dodge Reservoir, located in Lassen County, was created in 1937 by the owners of the Dodge Ranch. It covers an area of approximately 480 acres (190 ha), among Great Basin high-desert sagebrush (Artemis...
  • Lost Lake is a unique natural lake created by the San Andreas Fault. Although the lake has not been stocked with fish for many years, people still try their luck and toss a line in.

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  • San Luis Obispo County Parks offers year round fishing, boating and camping (354 campsites). For reservations, call 805-788-2381.

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  • Diaz Lake is located in the Owens Valley, just south of Lone Pine, California, United States....
  • Overnight camping is available at Loon Lake Campground, Northshore RV Campground, Loon Lake Chalet, and Red Fir Group Campground.

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  • Diamond Valley Lake is a man-made offstream reservoir located near Hemet, California, United States. It is one of the largest reservoirs in Southern California and also one of the newest. With 800,000...