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Address: Kelseyville, CA
Phone Number:
+1 707-279-2267

Located on the shores of California's largest freshwater lake, this park...

Located on the shores of California's largest freshwater lake, this park features a variety of water recreation including swimming, boating and water-skiing.

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We are coming back!

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... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 because of a flooded area but it did not inconvenienced anyone, I think. We saw... More 

Thank elvida53
1 review
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 to visit again! ☀️

Thank ZackAnd N
Santa Rosa
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72 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
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. After this wet winter, the hillsides are full of mosses, miners' lettuce and such. Enjoy... More 

Thank MikeVdP
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 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 day use, boat launch facilities, fishing. It's truly a gem. Just be careful in summer,... More 

Thank Mark M
Kelseyville, California
2 reviews
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 a few vacationers fishing along the creek. If you are into green smoothies, healthy bunches... More 

Thank debra559
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 in spite of there being so many people there. The area was way more popular... More 

2 Thank Jennifer L
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Wondering if clear lake stater park is suitable for swimming mid July? Last time we drive across 20 it was thick w algae. Anyone there now can comment, would love to enjoy an afternoon enroute to Sac.

17 Thank themistymermaid
Roseburg, Oregon
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117 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This state park is Near Kelseyville, Ca. It was recommended by the locals as a good place to visit to see birds and wildlife of the area. There is a $8 entrance fee for each vehicle, so the visit is pretty inexpensive. Saw grebes, osprey, bald eagle, green heron, blue heron, yellow headed blackbirds, a lot of waterfowl and a... More 

1 Thank craig t
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A little crowded, however. Good safe boat launch. Safe swim area. Adequate camping spaces, but not very private camp spaces. Poison oak in abundance... Abundance! Learn to identify poison oak before your stay. Good kayaking area. Nice service/restrooms. Overall a god park.

2 Thank Jesse W
Sonoma, California
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138 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed here recently with my family. The lake and slough were full. The park was full of families and couples enjoying the outdoors. Within first hour of visit, identified 12 different bird species. We saw frogs, turtles and fish swimming in the water. Park staff were friendly and helpful (We never encountered Officer Conner). Swimming area was pretty good too.... More 

2 Thank watchman01

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