Fallen Leaf Lake
Fallen Leaf Lake Kayak, Canoe, SUP & Kayak Fishing Information
There are no words to describe this superb paddling getaway, but ill give it a try. Fallen Leaf Lake is a stunningly beautiful, clear, alpine lake. Nestled among mountain tops overlooking the southern side of the lake, it's one of the easiest getaways when your looking for a nature retreat away from the casinos and over-priced restaurants.
The lake is a deep, dark blue and the surrounding mountains, depending on the season, are capped with snow and majestic pines. Trees come right down to the shoreline. There are trails for hiking, a campground for camping,
Kayak fishing is among one of the many recreational activities enjoyed at Fallen Leaf Lake. Launching facilities are available as well as bait, tackle, groceries, and supplies at the lake store and marina. Three miles long and a little under three-quarters of a mile wide, the lake has approximately 10 miles of shoreline to troll for rainbow trout. Fishing at Fallen Leaf Lake consists of rainbow, brown, and mackinaw trout.
Open: Fallen Leaf Lake is closed during the winter due to heavy snowfall from mid-October to mid-June. The boat launch opens at 8:00 a.m. However, you can hand carry and launch your boat if you walk around the chained link gate. The campground is open from May 4th to October 21st. Fishing is allowed year-round.
Fees: There is a fee to camp, but no launch fee for kayaks and canoes.
Lake Facilities: The facilities include a boat launch, grocery store, marina, boat rentals, sailing, power boating, swimming, fishing, windsurfing, jet and waterskiing, hiking and horseback riding trails. Leashed pets are allowed but not on the beach. No large outboard motors are permitted. Pontoon boats, water ski boats, sailboats, and wakeboard boats are at home on Fallen Leaf Lake. Fallen Leaf Marina has a 60-boat capacity, and boathouses and docks surround the lake. The boat launch is at the Fallen Leaf Marina is on the southern side of the lake.