11 Gorgeous Lakes In Northern California That You Must Check Out This Summer

Northern California is home to amazing lakes in all of its far reaches. From the alpine lakes of the Sierra and Cascades to the deep reservoirs of Shasta and Oroville, there’s no shortage of crystal clear water that’s perfect for swimming and boating.

Here’s a list of some of our favorite lakes in Northern California, in no particular order.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Did we nail it on the head with this list of awesome lakes? Are there any other places that you would add to the list?