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“I'm lying, its actually much better than 3 stars.”
Review of Lake Clementine

Lake Clementine
Ranked #3 of 31 things to do in Auburn
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Reviewed February 12, 2013

We probably visit the Auburn State Recreation Area more than any other people on Trip Advisor --- that is because we live on a hill that overlooks the North Fork of the American River.

One of our favorite hiking trails takes us from the "Applegate" side of the lake, not the usual dusty & dirty road you take from Foresthill Road.

The "Applegate" side of Upper Clementine gets 5 stars for its pristine beauty and its lack of crowds & automobiles. Since "Our Side Of The Lake" does not allow motor vehicles, its much quieter and not as dusty. Several alternate trails take us to Lower Clementine and yet another popular trail takes you to Codfish Falls and Ponderosa Bridge in Weimar.

3  Thank Matt C
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

We were driving on Foresthill Highway and saw the sign and decided to stop by - I took the four pictures of the Lake - it was serene and peaceful. The upper end of the reservoir can be reached by following the Foresthill Highway east from Auburn for 5.0 miles. Turn left at the sign to the Upper Lake Clementine Day Use Area. The road turns to gravel after leaving the highway and is somewhat narrow and rough at times. It's gated closed each winter.

4  Thank SandraWCCA
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Upper Lake Clementine is minutes from Auburn, CA and has a rural, swimming hole vibe. We visited on Labor Day weekend and were surprised to find it was not overly crowded. The park is family friendly, with no alcoholic beverages, glass containers or dogs allowed. Life jackets are available for use while at the park. The road to the lake is a winding dirt road, so be prepared! Our daughter participated in a Jr. Ranger program about aquatic wildlife during our visit. Note, be sure to take the road to *Upper* Lake Clementine, as Lower Lake Clementine is for boating only. There is a $10/vehicle admission fee.

11  Thank NorCalifamily
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Reviewed March 19, 2012

Great view - good access from the Upper enterance - nice swimming hole

2  Thank Travelinscott29120
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Reviewed February 3, 2012

Greatest canoeing lake, few visitors, clean, small, beautiful.

3  Thank Llamahi
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