Best lakes in Fresno

Check out the top lakes in Fresno, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Bass Lake
1. Bass Lake
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70 local reviews
Bass Lake, Bass Lake
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Tucker Logistics
This is a great place to spend some time at if you like boating, fishing, relaxing, swimming bbqing, Great…
John
Bass Lake is a bit cooler because the elevation is at 3400. The north/east side of the lake is where there is…
Dan & Judy
Bass Lake is about a 30 minute drive from the Bunkhouse. It's a good fishing, rowing, and power boat lake,…
1. Bass Lake
1. Bass Lake
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70 local reviews
Bass Lake, Bass Lake
Tucker Logistics
Tucker Logistics
This is a great place to spend some time at if you like boating, fishing, relaxing, swimming bbqing, Great shade under the pines. Nearly a…
John
John
Bass Lake is a bit cooler because the elevation is at 3400. The north/east side of the lake is where there is shopping, boat rentals,…
Dan & Judy
Dan & Judy
Bass Lake is about a 30 minute drive from the Bunkhouse. It's a good fishing, rowing, and power boat lake, with shops and rentals along the…
2. Ducey's On the Lake & Ducey's Bar & Grill
2. Ducey's On the Lake & Ducey's Bar & Grill
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54 local reviews
39255 Marina Dr, Bass Lake
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 559-642-3131
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Jeanne
The Bar and Grill upstairs is a great place to have a burger or salad with a beautiful view of Bass Lake. The…
Nikko
Located at Bass Lake, this is a great resort property that offers a bar and grill upstairs and a more upscale…
Amie And James
Dining on the lake. The bar and grill is perfect for a casual lunch on the patio overlooking the lake. …
2. Ducey's On the Lake & Ducey's Bar & Grill
2. Ducey's On the Lake & Ducey's Bar & Grill
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54 local reviews
39255 Marina Dr, Bass Lake
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 559-642-3131
Jeanne
Jeanne
The Bar and Grill upstairs is a great place to have a burger or salad with a beautiful view of Bass Lake. The restaurant downstairs has…
Nikko
Nikko
Located at Bass Lake, this is a great resort property that offers a bar and grill upstairs and a more upscale restaurant downstairs that…
Amie And James
Amie And James
Dining on the lake. The bar and grill is perfect for a casual lunch on the patio overlooking the lake. Ducey's on the lake restaurant is…
3. The Forks Resort
3. The Forks Resort
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47 local reviews
39150 Rd 222, Bass Lake
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 559-642-3737
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Gailyn And Adam
The best hamburgers and fries at Bass Lake (or Millers Landing, all the locals have strong opinions of each). …
Natalie
One guest from Europe described it as "the America of my imagination". Good burgers, view of Bass Lake,…
Diane
The Fork's Resort has their famous "Forks Burger" - if you come to Bass Lake, you need to try a Fork's burger…
3. The Forks Resort
3. The Forks Resort
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47 local reviews
39150 Rd 222, Bass Lake
Open · Closes 8:00 PM
+1 559-642-3737
Gailyn And Adam
Gailyn And Adam
The best hamburgers and fries at Bass Lake (or Millers Landing, all the locals have strong opinions of each). Great Breakfasts that fill up…
Natalie
Natalie
One guest from Europe described it as "the America of my imagination". Good burgers, view of Bass Lake, cocktails and the decor makes you…
Diane
Diane
The Fork's Resort has their famous "Forks Burger" - if you come to Bass Lake, you need to try a Fork's burger. You can purchase all your…
4. Miller's Landing Resort
4. Miller's Landing Resort
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42 local reviews
37976 Rd 222, Wishon
+1 559-642-3633
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Jeanne
The food here is casual but delicious! You can sit outside with a view of Bass Lake and people watching. …
Lani And Brian
Located across the lake, this resort has a public dock and resturant grill, great place to grab some fast food…
Kevin
Miller's landing is THE place to go to rent a fishing/ski boat, kayak, towable & get gas while enjoying Bass…
4. Miller's Landing Resort
4. Miller's Landing Resort
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42 local reviews
37976 Rd 222, Wishon
+1 559-642-3633
Jeanne
Jeanne
The food here is casual but delicious! You can sit outside with a view of Bass Lake and people watching. Their upstairs eat-in area has a…
Lani And Brian
Lani And Brian
Located across the lake, this resort has a public dock and resturant grill, great place to grab some fast food and good ice cold beer. They…
Kevin
Kevin
Miller's landing is THE place to go to rent a fishing/ski boat, kayak, towable & get gas while enjoying Bass Lake. Gen store for ice, best…
5. Shaver Lake
5. Shaver Lake
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21 local reviews
Shaver Lake, Shaver Lake
LocalityPolitical
Janet
Experience Shaver Lake & Huntington Lake! The Shaver Lake/Huntington Lake area is the perfect place to…
Gail & Geof
Lots of outdoor fun - hiking; water sports; restaurants; shops. --For hiking trail map, search on 'Shaver Lake…
Jill
30 minutes up the hill from Basilwood Farm is Shaver Lake - one of the most beautiful lakes in California. …
5. Shaver Lake
5. Shaver Lake
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21 local reviews
Shaver Lake, Shaver Lake
Janet
Janet
Experience Shaver Lake & Huntington Lake! The Shaver Lake/Huntington Lake area is the perfect place to vacation and to live. Located at the…
Gail & Geof
Gail & Geof
Lots of outdoor fun - hiking; water sports; restaurants; shops. --For hiking trail map, search on 'Shaver Lake Volunteers' > multi-use…
Jill
Jill
30 minutes up the hill from Basilwood Farm is Shaver Lake - one of the most beautiful lakes in California. The little town of Shaver has…
6. Huntington Lake
6. Huntington Lake
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10 local reviews
Huntington Lake
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Jami
A little jewel of a lake, favored by locals because it is pristine and off the beaten path of tourists. This…
Cristhian
Huntington Lake is a popular recreation area. It provides wonderful opportunities for camping, hiking,…
Gail & Geof
Huntington is really beautiful, but relatively isolated, with few amenities - you gain @2,000 ft elevation on…
6. Huntington Lake
6. Huntington Lake
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10 local reviews
Huntington Lake
Jami
Jami
A little jewel of a lake, favored by locals because it is pristine and off the beaten path of tourists. This is a taste of the sierras, at…
Cristhian
Cristhian
Huntington Lake is a popular recreation area. It provides wonderful opportunities for camping, hiking, picnicking, sailing, windsurfing,…
Gail & Geof
Gail & Geof
Huntington is really beautiful, but relatively isolated, with few amenities - you gain @2,000 ft elevation on the way there. Both Shaver…
7. Bass Lake Recreation Area
7. Bass Lake Recreation Area
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18 local reviews
39900 Rd 222, Bass Lake
(559) 642-3212
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Sierra Meadows
Gorgeous lake about 20 minutes from us. Water sports & boating, relax on the beach, enjoy food at several good…
Amie And James
Bass Lake is accessible year round. Picnic, hike, kayak, mountain bike, swim or just sit by the lake. You…
Cat
Bass Lake offers many recreational activities, including: boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking,…
7. Bass Lake Recreation Area
7. Bass Lake Recreation Area
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18 local reviews
39900 Rd 222, Bass Lake
(559) 642-3212
Sierra Meadows
Sierra Meadows
Gorgeous lake about 20 minutes from us. Water sports & boating, relax on the beach, enjoy food at several good restaurants around the lake…
Amie And James
Amie And James
Bass Lake is accessible year round. Picnic, hike, kayak, mountain bike, swim or just sit by the lake. You can rent watersports equipment…
Cat
Cat
Bass Lake offers many recreational activities, including: boating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking, exercising, or a scenic drive.
8. Bass Lake
8. Bass Lake
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5 local reviews
Bass Lake
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Vicky
Hiking, swimming and picnic spaces around the lake, shopping and dining, from casual to formal at the Pines…
Thomas
Bass Lake is a fun place to spend a day with: Dining, Boat rentals, Swimming, Picnicking and Sightseeing.
Gailyn And Adam
Rent a boat at Bass lake Water Sports. A 20% off coupon is waiting for you at Yosemite Owls Nest.
8. Bass Lake
8. Bass Lake
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5 local reviews
Bass Lake
Vicky
Vicky
Hiking, swimming and picnic spaces around the lake, shopping and dining, from casual to formal at the Pines Resort, The Forks Resort and…
Thomas
Thomas
Bass Lake is a fun place to spend a day with: Dining, Boat rentals, Swimming, Picnicking and Sightseeing.
Gailyn And Adam
Gailyn And Adam
Rent a boat at Bass lake Water Sports. A 20% off coupon is waiting for you at Yosemite Owls Nest.
9. Millerton Lake
9. Millerton Lake
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12 local reviews
Millerton Lake
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Sarah
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area offers great boating, camping, and fishing to Central California…
Colleen
If you like the water, boating, lake kayaking, bird watching, hiking trails, you might like this. IF you are…
Madeline
Lake just 15 minutes drive, you can kayak, go boating, or relax on the beach.
9. Millerton Lake
9. Millerton Lake
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12 local reviews
Millerton Lake
Sarah
Sarah
Millerton Lake State Recreation Area offers great boating, camping, and fishing to Central California residents. It has swimming and water…
Colleen
Colleen
If you like the water, boating, lake kayaking, bird watching, hiking trails, you might like this. IF you are lucky, you just might see some…
Madeline
Madeline
Lake just 15 minutes drive, you can kayak, go boating, or relax on the beach.
10. Lake Kaweah
10. Lake Kaweah
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9 local reviews
Lake Kaweah
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Mark
Its an Army Corps lake built for flood control. You can hang out along the lake or river. Fishing can be…
Julie
Multiple recreation areas around Lake Kaweah allow for swimming, boating, kayaking, hiking, camping, and…
Wayne
You can boat, fish, sail, water ski, swim, kayak and canoe on this lake. There is a marina located on Lemon…
10. Lake Kaweah
10. Lake Kaweah
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9 local reviews
Lake Kaweah
Mark
Mark
Its an Army Corps lake built for flood control. You can hang out along the lake or river. Fishing can be good depending on time of year. …
Julie
Julie
Multiple recreation areas around Lake Kaweah allow for swimming, boating, kayaking, hiking, camping, and picnicking. The water level is…
Wayne
Wayne
You can boat, fish, sail, water ski, swim, kayak and canoe on this lake. There is a marina located on Lemon Hill and a lake information…
11. Way of the Mono Trail
11. Way of the Mono Trail
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5 local reviews
Way of the Mono Trail
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Sierran
I very nice short little hike with great views and a detailed history of the local indians and ecology of the…
Frank & DeAnne
Short hike to a rocky look-out that offers great views of Bass Lake. Take your lunch and enjoy the view!
Rusty And Renae
0.6 mile trail take gives you an overlook of Bass Lake. Rated as moderate.
11. Way of the Mono Trail
11. Way of the Mono Trail
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5 local reviews
Way of the Mono Trail
Sierran
Sierran
I very nice short little hike with great views and a detailed history of the local indians and ecology of the valley that is now Bass Lake…
Frank & DeAnne
Frank & DeAnne
Short hike to a rocky look-out that offers great views of Bass Lake. Take your lunch and enjoy the view!
Rusty And Renae
Rusty And Renae
0.6 mile trail take gives you an overlook of Bass Lake. Rated as moderate.
12. Pine Flat Lake
12. Pine Flat Lake
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4 local reviews
Pine Flat Lake
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Nader
This lake has boat rentals or take our raft for a day out on the water. About 30 min away it is the closest…
Dustin
Near by lake with vessel rentals, picnic areas and scenic drives.
12. Pine Flat Lake
12. Pine Flat Lake
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4 local reviews
Pine Flat Lake
Nader
Nader
This lake has boat rentals or take our raft for a day out on the water. About 30 min away it is the closest body of water for boating.
Dustin
Dustin
Near by lake with vessel rentals, picnic areas and scenic drives.