Northern California might be a dry, dusty place, but we also have plenty of alpine lakes and magnificent reservoirs to cool off in every summer. Most of the state has recently been feeling heat wave after heat wave, but at least we have these magnificent lakes, rivers, beaches, waterfalls and pools where we can keep cool.

Related Stories

The Cozy Cabin In Northern California That's Ideal For Winter Snuggles And Relaxation

The Cozy Cabin In Northern California That's Ideal For Winter Snuggles And Relaxation

Started In 1962, This NorCal Almond Festival Celebrates The Abundance Of The Season

Started In 1962, This NorCal Almond Festival Celebrates The Abundance Of The Season

Spend A Weekend In This Under-The-Radar Northern California Town Chock Full Of History

Spend A Weekend In This Under-The-Radar Northern California Town Chock Full Of History

Where else do you like to cool off in Northern California? For more summer destinations, check out 15 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips To Take In Northern California.

OnlyInYourState may earn compensation through affiliate links in this article. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases.