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Clear Lake State Park

Kelseyville, CA
+1 707-279-2267
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Wonderful walking park

Park is beautifully taken care of, area is clean and maintained. Great place to walk on the road as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
iseko
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Kelseyville, California
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Amazing park but abusive ranger

I had been running in Clear Lake State Park for about 5 months every morning, before I had an... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Kevin R
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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%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Park is beautifully taken care of, area is clean and maintained. Great place to walk on the road as well as the trails.

Thank iseko
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

I had been running in Clear Lake State Park for about 5 months every morning, before I had an insulting incident with a state park ranger there. Around 6 am on my Thursday morning run with my headlamp and reflective vest on, I was stopped...More

6  Thank Kevin R
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

There were very few campers here when we camped at Clear Lake. The bathrooms were clean but bring your own soap and towel. Showers were clean and hot, but a little glitchy, bring extra quarters. There is a raccoon problem here, but it’s no surprise...More

Thank LilyOLily
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Reviewed 8 August 2017 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

1  Thank Nuthin_Nice
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Reviewed 20 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
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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

1  Thank perryaam
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Reviewed 23 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

1  Thank courtme2014
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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
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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
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Reviewed 30 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
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Marie B
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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.
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