Lake Hemet

Lake Hemet Sunset

Not far from the famed San Jacinto Peak in California’s Inland Empire, Lake Hemet Reservoir offers plenty of nature-focused recreation to lucky visitors. The reservoir, built along the San Jacinto River, holds water to be supplied to several towns and…

Lake Gregory

Aerial View of Lake Gregory

Lake Gregory is a recreational retreat situated almost 5,000 feet above sea level in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California. Surrounded by the the San Bernardino National Forest’s majestic pines and picturesque vistas, the lake’s air is cool and…

Diamond Valley Lake

Shore View of Diamond Valley Lake

Diamond Valley Lake lies between two mountains in California’s Inland Empire tourism region. The 4,500-acre lake is Southern California’s newest and largest reservoir. It has only been at full pond since 2002 and already has been crowned the “Jewel” of…

Lake Arrowhead CA

Winter at Lake Arrowhead

In 1891 a group of Ohio businessmen formed a company to construct a reservoir to provide water to irrigate the southern California lowlands. Lake Arrowhead, the resulting reservoir, is much more than simply a source of water. The self proclaimed…

Silverwood Lake

Aerial View of Silverwood Lake

Rimmed with live oak, manzanita, and mountain mahogany and set against the backdrop of the snow-capped San Bernardino Mountains, Silverwood Lake is an important lake for more than just recreation. The lake is part of the State Water Project that…

Big Bear Lake

Winter at Big Bear Lake

Located just 100 miles from Los Angeles but wrapped in an entirely different environment, Big Bear Lake is both convenient and escapist. Surrounded by rolling mountain and plunging valleys, Big Bear was dropped into the middle of the San Bernardino…

Lake Elsinore

Sunset at Lake Elsinore

Cradled at the foot of the Ortega Mountains and at the entrance to the Cleveland National Forest, Lake Elsinore enjoys an ideal location. At about 3,300 acres, the lake also holds the title of largest natural freshwater lake in southern…