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Whether you enjoy camping, fishing, water skiing, hiking or swimming, Bear River Lake is the place to be.  They are located 42 miles east of Jackson on Hwy 88.

They have many activities planned for their campers during the summer, including tacos on Friday nights and a steak dinner on Saturday nights. They also have many activities for the kids, including a playground, volleyball, a beach area and a game room.

A multi-use recreational complex including a covered Equestrian multipurose arena, stables & corrals, amphitheater, rodeo arena, picnic grounds, soccer fields.

Jackson Family Sports has a great selection of mountain bike hybrids, road and bmx bikes. We repair all bikes old or new.
 
Hours: Tue - Fri: 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sat - Sun: 9:00am - 4:00pm 
 
 
Lakeside sites at Pennisula Campgroud. Lake and hillside sites at Blue Oaks Campground. Secluded hillside camping at the Eagle Beach "Boat-In" Campcround.  Open shoreline campsites in Primitive Campground.  Four group campsites with amenities including barbecues, tables, water, hot showers, restrooms and laundry facilities. Turkey Hill Equestrian/Group Campground adjacent to the Mokelumne Coast to CrestTrail.
 
Ask about Packages, Specials and the Annual Pass Program.
 
Eight 1-bedroom and one 2-bedroom Cottages sit on rolling hills with mature trees and lake views.  Three 4-bedroom Triplexes great for family groups of 10-12.  Three single room Motel rooms with deck furniture to enjoy the lake view.
 
Ask about Packages, Specials and the Annual Pass Program.
 
Lake Camanche Resort - North Shore
2000 Camanche Road
Ione, CA 95640
(209) 763-5121 or (866) 763-5121
 
A good place for walkers, joggers, canoe and kayakers and those who like to fish. A quiet place for picnicing and bird-watching. Department of Fish and Game plants this lake once or twice a year, beginning mostly in the spring.  Species of fish: rainbow trout, and brown trout.
No motor boats, no swimming or overnite camping.
Open year round.
Located on Tabeaud Road 5 miles south of Highway 88.
209-223-6349
 

Pardee Reservoir Recreation Area first opened to the public in 1958 and is open daily from Friday President's Day Weekend in February through the first Sunday in November each season. The many amenities that Pardee Lake Recreation offers includes: Fishing, Boating, Camping, Hiking & picnicking, Boat rentals, ten lane boat launch ramp, new state of the art fish cleaning station, Developed overnight Camping, 2 swimming pools, RV sites with full hook-ups, Laundry & hot showers, WiFi, Flush restrooms, Coffee shop, Store, Gas station, Full service marina and Wildlife galore!

Pardoes Point is open May 1 - November 15. Camping, swimming, and fishing are available. 
Bear River Rd, 40 miles east of Jackson. 
209-295-4251

Breathtaking beauty and quiet serenity are the trademarks of Plasse's Resort on Silver Lake in California's High Sierras. This secluded family resort is at the 7,200 foot elevation with the grandeur of mountain peaks, dense forests, cloistered lakes and meadows of wildflowers. Open from June until October each year, Plasse's Resort has something for every nature lover and outdoor enthusiast.

By the night, week, or season- Plasse's vacation getaway offers tent and RV campsites. And for the equestrian, separate camp facilities are available to accommodate guest and guest horses.

Salts Springs Reservoir is open Mid May - Mid November. Camping, swimming, and fishing are available. 
Salt Springs Rd, Hwy 88
Pioneer Ca
209-295-4251
Whether you enjoy this scenic lake from sandy swimming beaches or from one of your canoes, kayaks or motor boats, the lake is a must on your vacation agenda.  Silver Lake is a fishing paradise with rainbow brown, and mackinaw trout. Fish from shore, in a motor boat or fly fish in one of the many nearby streams. 
Highway 88
Pioneer, Ca
Tiger Creek Reservoir, also known as Tiger Creek Afterbay, is popular for fishing and hiking. The elevation is 2,400 feet. Species of fish, rainbow trout,and brown trout. Picnic areas,swimming, hiking, no boats.
 
Open year round. The facility is operated by PG&E.