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Perfect after Labor Day

Once the summer crowds are gone, the lake is magnificent. Getting there is easy and no trouble for... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pedro A
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fun in the water

bring floating devices to float in the lake. The boat dock side is less crowded. Can talk a nice... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Sandi G
Lafayette ca
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Sugar Pine Road, Foresthill, CA 95631
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once the summer crowds are gone, the lake is magnificent. Getting there is easy and no trouble for a car.

Thank Pedro A
Reviewed July 12, 2018

bring floating devices to float in the lake. The boat dock side is less crowded. Can talk a nice walk part way or all around the lake. Stay away from where boats are trying to put into the water and wear water shoes.

2  Thank Sandi G
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

We LOVE the Forest Service’s site!!!!Dog friendly. Nice trail around lake. Nice swimming beach (wear your suit!)! Looks like a great place to camp and boat.

3  Thank robgriffith5365
Reviewed October 11, 2017

this is a great place to go to just relax, of course, fishing/ park at DAM AND FOLLOW TRAIL TO THE POINT. CADDIE CORNER TO THE BOAT RAMP... also , 1st point after the dam parking, on the trail before1st cove..

3  Thank alan c
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to camp if you go on off times. We went on July 4th so everyone was leaving to go enjoy their town festivities. The reservoir is nice and cool and a great place to swim, Kayak or fish. There was...More

2  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This is my go to place when I want to do a small walk, 4 miles around the whole lake. We drop the paddle boat off the ramp and have an afternoon of cool beat the heat fun. And we jump in the beautiful water....More

4  Thank 13313mcm
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We love Sugar Pine Reservoir! The water is clean and warm. The trees are beautiful coming up to the lake's edge. We have been here many times to swim, to hike around the lake ( yes there is trail all the way around which we...More

1  Thank Ally G
Reviewed June 27, 2017

Sugar Pine Res is a absolutely beautiful, with a trail going completely around it. Some is paved, some is dirt but worth the hike. The lake itself has a speed limit on it for boats (very slow), which makes it very attractive for kayakers and...More

2  Thank NedLocal
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

A great place to take a 5 mile hike. Most of the trail is paved with information signage of some of the history of the area. The lake has a 10 mile/hour speed limit for boats. A Great Lake to kayak or canoe on. Two...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

5 mile around the lake for a quick day hike. They have since paved the trail from the boat ramp to the camp sites. so it is accessible for more people and bikes.

1  Thank Cindy W
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September 11, 2018|
Response from Mobile260053 |
Yes as long as you stay under 5 mph. So not really worth it unless it is a fishing boat.
Diana P
June 24, 2018|
Response from nick s |
No. Even at big reservoirs / Morning Star.