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Clear Lake State Park

Kelseyville, CA
+1 707-279-2267
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Awesome Place to stay!!

I've stayed at resort style cabins before... up in Mendocino county... And I have ruffed it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Santa Rosa, California
via mobile
Drove up to scout future camping

Online reservations very misleading there is no camping any where near any water that is accessible... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Calvin M
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Located on the shores of California's largest freshwater lake, this park features a variety of water recreation including swimming, boating and water-skiing.
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible13%
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Kelseyville, CA
+1 707-279-2267
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed at resort style cabins before... up in Mendocino county... And I have ruffed it before... this was my first Clear Lake camping cabin style trip.. I would love to make this an annual spot... the scenery is gorgeous.. great for outdoor/nature photog fans......More

Thank Nuthin_Nice
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Online reservations very misleading there is no camping any where near any water that is accessible the one beach is small and packed with locals most of the sites are very far from the water or next to the swamp not even fish friendly much...More

Thank Calvin M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Besides the beach in Clearlake's Austin Park, this provides the best beach on the huge lake with sand not gravel. You can also camp there. Since you are on the same side as Mt. Konocti, you do not get the extraordinary view of it like...More

Thank perryaam
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Clear Lake State Park is located on the lake. Fishing, bird watching, and simply enjoying the beauty of this lakefront park draws many folks back, time and again over the years. We love walking on the pathways, the beach, through the trees. Peaceful and full...More

Thank courtme2014
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We went there on a Friday during the month of April. There were not a lot of visitors which was what we like! The park is highly maintained. The park ranger was friendly and helpful. The bathrooms were clean. There was a repair going on...More

Thank elvida53
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Just visiting the general area, we found ourselves lost. State Park Ranger Darin Conner came to the rescue as a saving grace; full of guidance, kindness, respect, knowledge, and GENUINE help! Also, he was very motivated to teach us about the park and invite us...More

2  Thank ZackAnd N
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Interesting place to wander and see this part of the edge of Clear Lake. There is a museum, but it wasn't open in March 2017. The campsites are flooded and won't open until June 2017. There are many fishermen out trying to get their catch....More

Thank MikeVdP
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This park has so much to offer - Lovely walking trails through oak and along near the water. Amazing Campsites right on the Lake (some are premium cost and book ahead of time). There is an open beach with showers right on the lake for...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I live 5 minutes away from the beautiful Clear Lake State Park and it is a great walk to the beach area, takes about 1 hour. I really want to launch a Kayak off the beach but haven't done that as yet. I see quite...More

Thank debra559
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My buddy wanted to have his Bachelor Party as a camping trip, and we booked a nice spot at the Kelsey Creek Campground. It's really close to the boat kick off are and swimming portion of the lake. The entire area was also surprisingly clean...More

2  Thank Jennifer L
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Marie B
21 June 2016|
Response from watchman01 | Reviewed this property |
I did not encounter ranger Cooper. In fact, all of the staff I met were quite friendly and helpful. The algae came and went. One day the swimming area was clear the next day it was covered in slime.