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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:

Military Discount

All active, reserve, retired, and veteran military personnel receive a 20% discount on Day Use Entry and Boat Rentals (excluding rental of the Party Barge). Military identification required. Discount may not be combined with other [...]


The water has receded enough that gasoline, water and electricity are once again available at the north shore dock.

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 [...]

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Lake Conditions

Lake Conditions

Water temperatures as of 2/9/14 was 52 degrees and lake elevation was 217.34" or 18.16" to spill level. In preparation of a heavy Spring runoff EBMUD Engineers starting releasing close to 5,000 cubic feet per second [...]

Fishing Report

Lake Camanche Fishing Report 5/16/17

Cooler weather and Pardee Lake spilling colder water into Lake Camanche has made it possible to receive a large plant of Mt. Lassen trout sometime before the weekend. We are expecting 3,000 lbs with 1,000 [...]

Current Weather Conditions

Partly Cloudy
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Partly Cloudy
Sun and clouds mixed. High near 85F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Mainly sunny. High near 80F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunny skies. High 77F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
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Sunny. High 82F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
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A mainly sunny sky. High 89F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
High 89° / Low 58°