CA Camping Fishing / Camping Lakes in California

Wanna camp at a California lake surrounded by pine forest & blue skies? And you want to fish the lake too? Well, you’ve come to the right spot. Total Escape features tons of great California destinations such as these listed below.
Blackrock Reservoir

Black Rock Reservoir, in the Central Sierra Nevada Mountains

Twin Lakes Campground California

Multiple developed campgrounds & resort facilities surround these two gorgeous lakes in the Eastern Sierra, next to Bridgeport CA. Wilderness access to the High Sierra too.

Lakes Basin Recreation Area

Also known as Gold Lake, this Northern Sierra Nevada region features many small secluded lakes to hike to. Campgrounds are located near the lakes, but not on the lake edge. Some of these locations have cabin rentals that are open seasonally. Sierra Buttes is the key granite feature & Frazier Falls is also closeby.

June Lake Loop

Just north of Mammoth Lakes, the June Lake area is one of the best places to fish in the Autumn season. The Eastern Sierra aspens start changing colors in late September. Make your reservations well in advance for cabins or campgrounds.

Pinecrest Lake Sierra Nevada

Sierra Nevada alpine bliss, Pine Crest Lake offers camping & fishing, but no motorized boats. Plenty side creeks & hiking trails nearby

Lake Almanor California

Known for it huge fish, great boating & plentiful camping resorts, this Northern California lake is situated south of Lassen Peak, near Chester CA.

Camping Lake Tahoe

This is the jewel of the Sierra Nevada mountains, centrally located for anyone to enjoy. A huge alpine lake surrounded by parks & outdoor recreation. Campgrounds book up months in advance, so make your reservations. Or you may end up camping the back roads, Total Escape style!

And a bunch more California Lakes with prime camping & fishing…

California 4×4 access to Fishing Lakes