Lake Almanor is a large reservoir in northwestern Plumas County, northeastern California. The reservoir has a capacity of 1,308,000 acre feet and a maximum depth of about 90 feet.
All varieties of boating and water sports are popular at Lake Almanor, including jet skiing, water-skiing, tubing, wake boarding, sailing, kayaking, and canoeing. The lake is big enough to accommodate them all and never feel crowded.
The lake is well equipped for boaters with marinas along every shore. Most of the marinas offer slips for rent, boat rentals, gas, and other supplies. Several free Forest Service launch ramps are also available.
Various forms of recreation are available in the area. Only 20 miles away is Lassen National Park. Around Lake Almanor you will find golf, hiking trails, bird watching, cycling, and horseback riding. Other attractions include the Chester Museum, the Collins Pine Museum, and the September Street Rod Extravaganza.