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Bon Tempe Lake

Easy Hike in Fairfax, CA
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 4.5 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
Family Friendly

Overview:  This guide shows one of the possible routes that is possible at Bon Tempe Lake. Bon Tempe Lake offers a wide variety of activities... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Parking

There are many possible places to park to get to Bon Tempe Lake. This is the Lake Lagunitas parking lot which is the biggest parking lot in this area. It is eight dollars to park anywhere in this area.

2. Sunnyside Trail

This turn off is the Sunnyside Trail that follows the water along the north side of the lake. This side of the lake is very open with very few trees and is very popular for fishing. During the spring this side of the lake is covered with wildflowers.

3. Bon Tempe Dam

This dam keeps the Bon Tempe Lake from going into Alpine Lake. It has a really good view of almost all of Bon Tempe Lake and part of Alpine Lake.

4. Another possible parking area

If you are looking for a good place to park closer to the Dam this is a good place to park.