Lakes in the Desert
California Desert lakes offer boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, houseboating and other activities. Some of these lakes offer rentals for houseboat, fishing boat, pontoon boats, ski boats, Sea-Doo, Jet Ski, WaveRunner, paddle boat, paddleboard, canoe and kayak. Some have boat launch ramps and marinas that provide fuel, food & drink, cafés, fishing tackle and camping supplies. Several offer camping and some even include boat-in camping. Among those to choose from are the massive Lake Havasu situated on the California-Arizona border and offering hundreds of miles of shoreline, the lifeless Salton Sea out of Palm Springs or Horseshoe Lake within Mojave Narrows Regional Park. Refer to our campgrounds page for info on camping at any of these beautiful Desert lakes.