CLEAR LAKE, California – aka Clearlake
North of San Francisco. Large freshwater lake, in the hills above Napa/Sonoma wine country. Vineyards, residential, small towns and parks surround the large lake. Boating, fishing, and retirement living.
towns & communities around this lake:
- Clearlake Oaks
- Pepperwood Grove
- Upper Lake
- Soda Bay
- Buckingham Park
- Riveria Estates
- Clear Lake Riveria
- Lower Lake
parks around lake:
Lucerne Alpine Park
Keeling Park, in Nice
local hot springs:
Harbin Hot Springs is south of Clear Lake, below Boggs Mountain
Wilbur Hot Springs is 27 miles to the east of Clear Lake, off Hwy 20
Clear Lake – South Warner Wilderness
Upstream from Mill Creek waterfall sits a small Clear Lake, at the south end of the Warner Mountains. Lake is hiking distance from camp @ 5680′ elevation. Good fishing destination, but only accessible by trail, foot or horseback.
Far Northern California
Clear Lake Reservoir is a National Wildlife Refuge
20,000 acres of open water surrounded by over 26,000 acres of upland bunchgrass, low sagebrush, and juniper habitat. Nearest town is TuleLake, CA near the Oregon border.