This is our second experience renting from Lake Oroville Marina in Lime Saddle Recreation Area. We rented a patio pontoon boat last week, the 44' one. It was great! It has a bathroom, complete with shower & hot water, lots of seating area, lots of room, food prep area with a sink, bbq & tools, and a top deck with a water slide.
The staff at Lake Oroville Marina are just fantastic. We have never experienced the level of genuine kindness & friendliness that the staff here show. John & Lori, the managers are really great people, definitely interested in making sure their guests have a great time. They know the lake & what it has to offer & share that knowledge, especially Sean (thanks for the recommendations!). They tell you all you need to know to get those giant boats out there safely & have a good time.
The marina is in great condition, no splintery docks or algae encrusted ramp here. At the time of our trip, the water level was 815 feet & I believe there were 3 ramps open. Everything is well maintained & fairly new. There is a small store where you can purchase a few boating/skiing accessories and a snack shack where you can purchase stuff like drinks, chips, etc. And of course there are gas pumps & a sewage pump out station.
Lake Oroville is beautiful. My family enjoyed fishing (we could even see the fish!), wake boarding, tubing, jet skiing and of course lots of swmming. The air temp on Aug. 1st was 93 and the water was 78 degrees; it was perfect! Even though it was Sunday, there weren't too many people crowded in the same place trying to boat, ski, etc.
We will definitely rent here again. After trying quite a few lake in Northern California, we have decided that Lake Oroville is our favorite!
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