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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.

Bear River Reservoir, South Shore Campground open May 15 - October 15. Camping, fishing, swimming, boating and kayaking are available. Fun for the whole family. 
Bear River Rd, 40 miles east of Jackson
Pioneer, Ca
209-295-4251

Come enjoy the majestic and serene Carson Pass area of the High Sierra! The resort is open June through October and December through March as an "all season" retreat for the fisherman, skier, photographer, hiker and all others who prefer the simple, unspoiled beauty of mountains that rise to 10,400 feet. You will enjoy the rustic, friendly atmosphere of this quiet mountain resort. Close to Kirkwood.                                                                                                                                                                                            

Complete launching/docking facilities are available on the shoreline for your convenience. Full hook-up RV sites and a 150 site campground, with showers and flush toilets, are nestled along the shoreline of Lake Amador available year round with reservations or just show up, we always have room! (except maybe holidays!)
 
There is NO WATERSKIING OR JET SKIS ALLOWED, but small motors are allowed. The peaceful adventure on the 400-acre,13 1/2 miles of beautiful Lake Amador shoreline will keep anglers returning again and again!
 
 
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
 
Recreation area open daily year round. Fishing, hiking, and bird watching are a few of the many things to do.
 
Fishing:  Lake Camanche is one of California premier bass fisheries and structure lakes.   53 miles of shoreline, 1/3 of which is reserved for anglers.  Annual bass plants.  Average of 80,000 pounds of trout planted per year.  Standard and deluxe fishing boat rentals.  The upriver area is protected from watersports and has an enforced speed limit of 20 mph.
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
 
Blue Lakes are part of a cluster of lakes 12 miles south of Highway 88 at Hope Valley. Operated by Pacific Gas and Electric Company, the lakes serve as water storage for downstream hydro-electric plant. The lakes offer boating, swimming, and fishing. 
Blue Lakes Road 
Middle Creek & Middle Creek Expansion is 13 miles off Hwy 88 on stream between upper/ lower Blue Lakes. Open June - October. Camping, fishing and swimming are available. 
Blue Lakes Rd. 
209-223-6349
Mokelumne Campground is located 38 miles east of Jackson on Highway 88. Open year-round. Swimming, camping, fishing and hiking are available. 
Salt Springs Rd.
209-295-4251

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
Pipi Valley is a great place for riding Off Road Vehicles, camping, picnicing hiking and fishing. Fun for the whole family.  The area is part of the Eldorado National Forest along the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River.  Historically, the native Miwok people of northern California used to camp in this region in summertime.
 
PiPi Picnic Area
The PiPi Picnic Area is located at the entrance to PiPi Campground along the Middle Fork of the Cosumnes River and offers great fishing and swimming opportunities.

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.

Roaring Camp is something special in the way of family recreation. It is an old goldmining camp on the Mokulmne River. In the past, it was accessibly only by horseback. Roaring Camp was once a camp for Forty Niners, but since it was so inaccessible, most of the gold still remains. Visitors can see our operating gold mine an can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing.

Roaring Camp is something special in the way of family recreation. It is an old gold mining camp on the Mokulmne River. In the past, it was accessible only by horseback. Roaring Camp was once a camp for Forty Niners, but since it was so inaccessible, most of the gold still remains. Visitors can see our operating gold mine and can mine their own gold by panning, sluicing, dredging, and dry washing.
 
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
Silver Lake East is located 52 miles east of Jackson. Open June - October. Camping, swimming and fishing are available. Fun for the whole family. 
Highway 88
Pioneer Ca
209-295-4251
Silver Lake West is located 52 miles east of Jackson.  Open Mid May - Mid October. Camping, swimming and fishing is available. Fun for the whole family. 
Highway 88
Pioneer Ca
530-644-2545
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.
 
Upper Blue Lakes is located 15 miles off Hwy 88. Open June - October. Upper Blue Lake is a beautiful place for fishing, hiking, camping, and swimming. 
Blue Lakes Rd
916-386-5162
Vaught's Beach is fun for the whole family! Vaught's Beach is a good place to cool off in the water and have a pinic with the family. Restrooms are available.
Electra Rd
Jackson CA
White Azalea is located off Ellis Rd, 37 miles east of Jackson off Highway 88. Picnicking, fishing, swimming, and camping are available. 
Ellis Rd
209-295-4251
Woods Lake located South off Hwy 88, near Carson Pass. Open July - October. Camping, swimming, picnicking, and fishing is available. 
209-295-4251