California’s Central Valley Recreational Lakes & Reservoirs
(listed from north to south)
North State / North Valley / North Sacramento Valley
Oak foothills of the Historic Gold Country, at the edge of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Most Central Valley Reservoirs have blooming wildflowers in early springtime. Summer heat can measure triple digits for months as most of these lakes are located below 1000′ elevation.
Central Sacramento & California Delta
Central Valley / San Joaquin Valley
New Hogan Lake
New Melones Lake
Salt Spring Valley Reservoir
Don Pedro Lake
Turlock Lake SRA
San Luis Reservoir SRA
Millerton Lake SRA
Pine Flat Reservoir
Buena Vista Reservoir