California Area Lakes and Reservoirs

  • Cachuma Lake

    Cachuma LakeCachuma Reservoir, formed by Bradbury Dam, offers a prime recreational opportunity for the south central coast area of California. The Cachuma Project is located in the Santa Ynez Valley, the area provides an aesthetic view of the Santa Ynez mountains. The recreation area is adjacent to the Los ... Cachuma Lake
  • Folsom Lake

    Folsom Lake Located at the base of the Sierra foothills, Folsom Lake and recreation area offers opportunities for hiking, biking, running, camping, picnicking, horseback riding, water-skiing and boating. Good fishing for both cold- and warm-water species includes rainbow trout, brown trout, black bass, ... Folsom Lake
  • Kaweah Lake

    Kaweah LakeLake Kaweah is a lake near Lemon Cove in Tulare County, California. The lake is formed by Terminus Dam on the Kaweah River. High mountains provide an exciting background for fishing and boating at this popular park, located on the main southern route into Sequoia-Kings Canyon National Park. The ... Kaweah Lake
  • Lake Berryessa

    Lake BerryessaNestled between Blue Ridge and Cedar Roughs, east of the Napa Valley, Lake Berryessa offers year-round recreation opportunities. Berryessa's water reaches temperatures of up to 75 degrees in the summer, making it an ideal place for water sports. Anglers enjoy fishing for both cold and warm water ... Lake Berryessa
  • Lake Casitas

    Lake CasitasLake Casitas is formed by Casitas Dam, which is a feature of the Ventura Project. Lake Casitas Recreation Area offers one of the nations best bass fishing areas. Record catches have been made at the Lake and the availability of trophy bass lures sports fisherman from throughout the United States. ... Lake Casitas
  • Lake Isabella

    Lake IsabellaLake Isabella (Lake) lies between two sections of the Sequoia National Forest at an elevation of 2,578 feet. At 11,200 acres, it is one of the larger reservoirs in California with a length of 6.5 miles and a 38 mile shoreline. Upper Kern River flows into Isabella Lake, Lower Kern River flows out of ... Lake Isabella
  • Martis Creek Lake

    Martis Creek Lake Less than one hour west of Reno near world-famous Lake Tahoe, Martis Creek Lake is the hidden facet in the jewel of Lake Tahoe. The dam, 113 feet high and 2,670 feet long, holds back a lake with a capacity of 20,400 acre feet of water. When full, its surface covers 770 acres. The lake is normally ... Martis Creek Lake
  • Millerton Lake

    Millerton LakeMillerton Lake is nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, approximately 15 miles east of Fresno, CA. With over 40 miles of shore land for water sports, this SRA offers visitors swimming, fishing, and boating. The hills surrounding the lake provide good hiking opportunities. Wildlife in the ... Millerton Lake
  • New Melones Lake

    New Melones LakeNew Melones Dam and Reservoir are part of the Central Valley Project operated by the Bureau of Reclamation. Located 60 miles upstream on the Stanislaus River from the confluence of the San Joaquin River. The reservoir has a capacity of 2.4 million acre feet of water with 100 miles of shoreline, and ... New Melones Lake
  • Pine Flat Lake

    Pine Flat Lake is located in the oak-covered foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, approximately 35 miles east of Fresno, California. The construction of the 429 foot tall Pine Flat Dam on the Kings River was completed in 1954. When completely full, Pine Flat Lake is 20 miles long, holds 1,000,0 ... Pine Flat Lake
  • San Luis Reservoir

    San Luis ReservoirNestled in the grassy hills of the western San Joaquin Valley near historic Pacheco Pass, San Luis Reservoir State Recreation Area is noted for boating, board sailing, camping, and picnicking. But it’s anglers who find the unit’s three lakes most inviting. All are part of the California Water ... San Luis Reservoir