Lakes in California offer boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing and other activities. Many lakes offer boat rentals including fishing boats, kayak, canoe, ski boat, Sea-Doo, WaveRunner, Jet Ski, paddleboard, pontoon boats and paddle boat. Several California lakes have marinas that provide fuel, food & drink, cafés, fishing tackle and camping supplies. Refer to our campgrounds page for info on lake camping at any of these beautiful lakes. Select a region below to find more information about lakes in California.