• Dicks Lake

    There's a steep hike up from either the Bayview or Eagle Falls trailheads, but the lakes of Desolation are a perfect summer destination.

  • Echo Lakes

    Located 10 miles south of South Lake Tahoe, Echo Lakes offer a variety of outdoor activities including boating, hiking, fishing, and camping.

  • Tioga Lake

    Tioga Lake is a small glacial lake about two miles north of the Tioga Pass entrance to Yosemite National Park, along Tioga Road in the Inyo National Forest.

  • Hetch Hetchy Valley

    Hetch Hetchy Valley, in Yosemite National Park’s northwest corner, boasts one of the longest hiking seasons in the park, spring waterfalls and wildflowers.

  • Lake Almanor

    Lake Almanor offers recreational activities year round, including boating, biking, fishing, and visiting nearby Lassen Volcanic National Park.

  • Blue Lakes

    Blue Lakes are part of a cluster of lakes 12 miles south of Hwy 88 at Hope Valley. Campgrounds open when the road is plowed free of snow in early summer.

  • Lake Tahoe

    With endless opportunities for recreation, it's no wonder Lake Tahoe is a popular destination for travelers from all over the world.

  • Lake Aloha

    Lake Aloha Trail is a 14.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near South Lake Tahoe, CA that features beautiful wild flowers, a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.

  • Sand Harbor State Park

    With 55 acres of long sandy beaches, rocky coves, shady forested areas and panoramic lake views, Sand Harbor offers visitors unparalleled opportunities to enjoy Lake Tahoe.

  • Angora Lakes

    The Angora Lakes Resort offers summertime recreation and lodging, but snowshoe/hike up the road to Angora Ridge during the winter months for beautiful and peaceful views.

  • Lake Winnemucca

    A moderate hike (approximately 2.5 miles from the Carson Pass trailhead) brings you to scenic Lake Winnemucca. We saw many families, dogs, and recreational fishermen on the day we hiked to the lake.

  • Thousand Island Lake

    Both John Muir Trail and Pacific Crest Trail pass Thousand Island Lake, giving hikers significant and scenic routes to chose from. There are a few ways to Thousand Island Lake from trailheads at Agnew Meadows (near Mammoth Lakes) like High Trail, which is an 8.75-mile long section of Pacific Crest Trail that is full of sweeping panoramas.

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