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Drive to the boat dock

Beautif lake, I really loved all the trees for shade. The maintenance team kept the grounds very... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
Manteca, California
Day visit

Took lunch and enjoy the lake view and geese and othe water birds. It’s very relaxing and lots of... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Merced, California
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7 Jul 2018
“Drive to the boat dock”
22 Jan 2018
“Day visit”
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5614 N Lake Rd, Merced, CA 95340-9121
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Beautif lake, I really loved all the trees for shade. The maintenance team kept the grounds very clean. Sheriffs patrolled frequently to enforce the law. I did not like the fact that we had to drive to the boat dock.

1  Thank mrsdidion
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Took lunch and enjoy the lake view and geese and othe water birds. It’s very relaxing and lots of parking .

Thank janstrbck1
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Love Lake Yosemite! Great beach for kids, nice picnic areas. I go out in the fall when the air is crisp, the geese are gathering and the sunsets are lovely! Very friendly staff!

2  Thank Christina K
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We went to visit UC Merced to see if my son would like this as his college. We found within walking distance a great little lake Lake Yosemite. Its funny that it is not in Yosemite National park. Anyhow, a cute little lake.

1  Thank rmlenhart_2000
Reviewed 6 August 2017

this lake offers fishing, swimming, and boating all year round. Fun can be had by the entire family or groups who wish to come out and just relax for the day. picnics and just overall camaraderie can be had here

Thank George C
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Went to the lake to see the sunset and enjoy the cool weather. The lake was awesome and the sunset we even better. The price to get in is a little high, so go early and enjoy the whole day there.m

1  Thank hilariog967
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Seeing the sunset here is quite nice, especially when there are birds. During the late fall, there are tons of birds here.

Thank radprof1974
Reviewed 14 February 2017

It can get extremely busy in the summer time. go early to get a place to set up to BBQ etc. Boating is a ok, watersking etc. rental toys and a snack bar. They having rental buildings available for partys . book early

Thank Jan F
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The title says it all. It is a huge place for a large outdoor family gathering nand if you have a boat to go fishing. It is nice. If you are not used to the huge lakes it will do but if you do go...More

1  Thank Gracie V
Reviewed 23 January 2017

A cozy little lake enough to chill you down on a summer day, great for a BBQ with family or friends, the Forest rangers are at a look out all the time so is very secure, besides the fact it's close to UC merced. I...More

Thank Ricardo M
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19 July 2016|
Response from Serenitygardens | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe that dogs are allowed at the lake. You can check the county website.