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Lake Kaweah

34443 Sierra Dr, Lemon Cove, CA 93244-1703
+1 559-597-2301
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Beautiful Lake

This lake is huge. You can fish from the banks or from a boat. They have a marina and they rent... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Kathy B
Beauty spot to soak up

Lake Kaweah was an unexpected find while on a road trip, but it is a beautiful spot to build in... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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34443 Sierra Dr, Lemon Cove, CA 93244-1703
+1 559-597-2301

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

This lake is huge. You can fish from the banks or from a boat. They have a marina and they rent boats daily. The water is used to water the agriculture farms and dairy cattle in Tulare County. A total of 5 rivers supply this...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lake Kaweah was an unexpected find while on a road trip, but it is a beautiful spot to build in. There are lots of water sports and walks you can add on if you have time, but it is well worth a stop.

Thank Dabdad
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

On our way to the Sequoia NP, we decided to take a swim in the lake. Parked at the Slick Rock Rec Area, paid the 5 USD in parking fee and went to the water. Met a really nice Mexican family. The area around the...More

1  Thank Lars H
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This place is awesome! I've only been there this one time, and it's February, but the trees growing out of the lake, the beautiful yellow flowers everywhere (on the banks, growing out of the lake), the mountain backdrop, just stunning! Again, it's a wet February,...More

1  Thank Backpacker_0905
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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Best time to go is after the middle of the summer when the water starts dropping and the natural pools are just right. Water gets colder as you get closer to the mouth of the river.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Is there anything cooler than stopping off on a hot day and taking a plunge in a natural water pool? So there we were, on the way up a mountain when we spotted some people swimming. We headed down to the waters edge and the...More

2  Thank krys_k
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

not being racist but all there is are mexican families leaving behind beer bottles,broken glass,pizza boxes, and trash. they never pick it up n it's destroying that whole river area. they set up tables,tents and barbecues and act like they're at home,it's disgusting and no...More

10  Thank Matt S
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We and the kids have the opportunity to experience swimming and have some fun in the Kaweah River's Pools, just amazing.

Thank SASFlavio
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This is a lovely lake used heavily by locals. There is a big marina with lots of cars while not a lot of boats are on the water. The gates for the dam aren't working (we were told by our host) so the lake has...More

1  Thank gptraveler
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

House boating, fishing, wading. The river is almost full right now but by July will be drawn down for irrigation purposes.

Thank Angela and Ron G
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Noeli D
10 April 2017|
Response from Armando M |
50$-250$ depends on size valid ID and deposit
16 May 2016|
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Response from Mysticmushroom |
Depends on the size and just a driver's license