Explore Lower Bear River Reservoir

The stunning 700+ acre Lower Bear River Reservoir is just a few miles off Highway 88 and provides easy access for scenic day outings. The lake offers great trout fishing and the tree-lined shorelines make it the perfect places for picnics.

Lower Bear River Reservoir is well known for boating, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking, and even water skiing. Nearby trails lead hikers to upper Bear River Reservoir and beyond into beautiful Long Valley.

An easy 1 hour drive from Hanford House Inn in Sutter Creek.