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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!

Starting December off right with a delivery from Mt. Lassen Trout! 12/1/16 - 1,500 lbs. were divided between the south and north shore ramps totaling 750 lbs each. We are excepting an additional 1,500 lbs. of Mt. [...]

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Lake Conditions

Lake Conditions

Water temps have been reported between 56-58 degrees. The lake is holding at 67% with Lake Pardee releasing 848 C.F.S. and Camanche only releasing 340 C.F.S. Lake elevation as of this report at Camanche was 215.53 [...]

Fishing Report

Lake Camanche Fishing Report 12/6/16

Anglers are reporting the fishing has picked up at Camanche over the last few weeks. Water temps have been reported between 56-58 degrees. The lake is holding at 67% with Lake Pardee releasing 848 C.F.S. [...]

Current Weather Conditions

12/11 10%
Cloudy skies. High 54F. Winds light and variable.
High 54° / Low 40°
12/12 10%
Cloudy. High 56F. Winds light and variable.
High 56° / Low 45°
12/13 100%
Periods of rain. High 53F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall may reach one inch.
High 53° / Low 52°
12/14 80%
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. High 59F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
High 59° / Low 53°
12/15 90%
Rain. High near 55F. Winds S at 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near an inch.
High 55° / Low 39°