Lakes in the Central Valley
Central Valley Lakes offer boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, houseboating and other activities. Find rentals for fishing boat, pontoon boats, ski boats, Sea-Doo, Jet Ski, WaveRunner, paddle boat, paddleboard, canoe and kayak. Most have boat launch ramps and marinas that provide fuel, food & drink, cafés, fishing tackle and camping supplies. Several Central Valley lakes offer camping and some even include boat-in camping. Among those to choose from are the large Folsom Lake situated outside Sacramento and offering hundreds of miles of shoreline, or the smaller Lake Camanche and Lake Tulloch below the foothills of Gold Country. Refer to our campgrounds page for info on camping at any of these beautiful Central Valley lakes.