One of the best ways to start your
visit is in a kayak, drinking in the beauty and
getting to know the layout of the lake. The
spectacular scenery, ideal water and weather
conditions, and peaceful atmosphere make this a
Lake is a superb paddling getaway from the hustle
and bustle of everyday life, inviting you to enjoy
the tranquility of the surrounding forests, The lake
provides year-round paddling opportunities. As one
of the state's premier recreational lakes, your days
at Rollins Lake will be filled with swimming,
fishing, hiking, and many other water sports.
If you love the outdoors and would like to get a
little more involved, there are miles of
horseback riding and hiking trails for you to enjoy.
Take a leisurely paddle and explore hidden coves.
Feel the wind in your hair as glide along the lake's
surface. Stop for a picnic along the lake's scenic
shore. Jump into the water for cooling swim. Rollin
Lake, provides a sandy stretch that is perfect for
swimming. Walk through the forest, discover favorite
lookouts, photograph beautiful and interesting
flora, and observe the area mule deer, raccoons,
coyote, fox, and Golden and Bald
within their natural habitat.
Rollins Lake has a healthy population of
rainbow trout in the 10 to 12 inch range along with
a wide variety of other fish species, including
brown, and cutthroat trout, sunfish, bluegill, bass,
channel catfish, and kokanee salmon. 18,000
catchable rainbows are planted annually beginning
from March through April.
There are an
abundance of inlets and pullout access areas
throughout the lake’s three main arms with finger
like coves to explore. Nestled into dramatic
forest setting, Rollins Lake is a hidden jewel that
you won't want to miss, so make your plans, pack
your bags, and start enjoying the great offerings of
this scenic California paddling destination.
Open: Rollins Lake is open seven days a week,
twenty-four hours a day, year-round for boating. The
boat speed limit is 50 m.p.h. from sunrise to sunset,
10 m.p.h. from sunset to sunrise and 5 m.p.h. in the
Fees: There are day use, launch, camping
and pet fees