When most people think of Southern California, they often imagine the ocean and beautiful sandy beaches. Even though that is definitely one of SoCal’s identifying characteristics, it isn’t the only thing that makes this place such a wonderful spot to visit. In addition to the many gorgeous beaches you’ll find in Southern California, you’ll also find plenty of lakes that make for a perfect summer destination. Here’s one of our favorites and it’s the perfect place to spend a summer afternoon.

Have you ever had the chance to visit Castaic Lake? Where’s your favorite lake in Southern California? Looking for more lakes to visit in SoCal? Here are 9 gorgeous lakes you’ll want to check out this summer.

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