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Lake Camanche Resort: Home of the Monster Lake

Lake Camanche has 54 miles of shoreline and 7,700 surface acres of water. It’s less than a 50 mile drive from Sacramento, and only a couple of hours from the bay area. The lake features family and group camping by the lake shoreline, cottages, RV sites, hiking, boating, fishing, swimming, kayaking, equestrian trails and equestrian camping. Lake Camanche is also a popular spot for outdoor weddings and corporate events.

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Latest News from the Lake:


The gasoline dock has re-opened for business at the north shore marina!  

Positions Available

Career Opportunities Full-Time Positions Available WANT TO WORK WHERE YOU CAN PLAY TOO?  Camanche Recreation Company is looking for high-energy employees who can provide great quality customer service.  These full positions are ideal for persons [...]

North Shore Cafe Grand Re-opening!

The North Shore Cafe is now open for breakfast and lunch on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays! Opening for breakfast at 7:00 AM and serving lunch until 2:00 PM. Come meet our new Cafe Chef, Lori. [...]

Fish Plants!

Friday 1/13/17 Mt. Lassen release 3,000 lbs. of trout with 1,000 lbs. planted to the pond and 1,000 lbs. to both shores at the boat ramps.  Another release of 1,200 lbs. is expected this week before the weekend. Watch [...]

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Lake Conditions

Lake Conditions

Lake Camanche is currently at 79% of capacity and the water level continues to rise.  The California Dept. of Water Resources is estimating that Lake Camanche is receiving 5,123 cubic feet per second of water flowing from [...]

Fishing Report

Lake Camanche Fishing Report 1/16/17

Lake Camanche hasn't seen much sunshine since the heavy storms of last week but at lease the fishing has been great! Lake Camanche is currently at 79% of capacity and the water level continues to rise. [...]

Current Weather Conditions

01/20 80%
Cloudy with rain. Lows overnight in the low 40s.
High 53° / Low 43°
01/21 80%
Rain early...then remaining cloudy with showers in the afternoon. High around 50F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
High 50° / Low 47°
01/22 100%
Windy at times with periods of rain. Thunder possible. High 51F. Winds S at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100%.
High 51° / Low 42°
01/23 80%
Thunderstorms. High 48F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
High 48° / Low 40°
Chance of Rain
01/24 60%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High 51F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
High 51° / Low 33°